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Roman may be in Moscow, but Nicki is in Londontown! 

Rapper Nicki Minaj is a shining star as she poses in the January 2012 issue of Glamour UK. 

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Wearing Dolce & Gabbana duds, the “Super Bass” singer discusses a variety of issues, including fashion and self-expression.

Nicki is making the rounds leading up to the release of her new album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, due to hit stores February 14th. 

Check out some choice quotes from the Glamour interview below! 

Her tastes in fashion:

“Accessories really make an outfit. I just feel more made up with them on. I love booties. I feel more comfortable and sexier walking in them.”

The type of person she appreciates:

“I appreciate someone who knows what she wants, who sets realistic goals and achieves them.”

Her attraction to bold color:

“I’m inspired by color. It does something for my attitude. It just makes me happier.”

Her admiration for Marilyn Monroe:

“I’ve always adored Marilyn Monroe – mostly for her facial expressions in her pictures.”

Being comfortable in her own skin:

“We all have insecurities, but you have to know you’re beautiful. I’m comfortable in my skin, and I don’t feel the need to change for anyone.”

Nicki is photographed in a variety of looks, but her blonde bob remains constant. Check her out in the gallery above!

SOURCE: Glamour UK