Nicki Minaj Covers ‘V’ Magazine (PHOTOS)

Nicki Minaj showed that she is ready to take on 2011 in a special double-cover feature in V magazine for their upcoming “Discovery” Issue.

The “Monster” rapper showed off her famous curves and love of outrageous clothes in a stunning spread shot by Inez Van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. The issue features a dual fold-out cover of Nicki and in-depth interview with the rising star who says that her ultimate goal is “to make people laugh.”

What do you think of Nicki’s V cover shoot? Check out selected photos and be sure to pick up the magazine when it hits newsstands on Thursday, January 13.