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Nicki Minaj Refuses to Go Home Without $500 Million in Her Pocket

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In her cover feature at Dazed, Nicki Minaj takes a moment to explain her particular brand of feminism. She'll get wifed up and babied up, but she says, "I have to make 500 million dollars first. That figure has been in my brain for a long time. I want to be the female who earned the same amount of money that the Jay Zs and the Puffys were able to earn. I feel like when I reach my 500-million-dollar goal, then no other woman in rap will ever feel like they can't do what these men have done."

So Dazed does the cheeky thing they must do and photographed Minaj is domestic settings, just languidly chilling. Read more about how her fashion misstep or persona flip-flop were "experimentations," which she had the "balls" to attempt, and how her hyper-sexualized "Anaconda" video was a feminist declaration with strong anti-racism undertones right here.