Flipping 'eck is that really boob-baring Nicki Minaj? The popstar is near enough unrecognisable dressed down and made under for Elle magazine, but hey, it's a good look on the usually plastic fantastic Minaj.
As well as ditching the wig, lippy and false lashes, Nicki spilled the beans on posing for the camera au naturale. "When I saw myself with barely any makeup at, it was such a... like, I'm so, so attached to my pink lipstick, it's hard. I feel that it's become a part of me," she told the magazine.
"To go in front of the camera, without pink lips or big ol' crazy lashes - you know, nothing - I felt naked. It was scary! So this photo shoot was a real accomplishment in my eyes."
Nicki also dished out a few words of wisdom, "My advice to women in general: Even if you're doing a nine-to-five job, treat yourself like a boss. Not arrogant, but be sure of what you want- and don't allow people to run anything for you without your knowledge.
"You want everyone to know, Okay, I can't play games with her. I have to do right by this woman. That's what it's all about."
Finally, she shared her thoughts on... world domination? "My goal in the beginning was to buy my mother a house. Now I realize, Okay, if I really focus and become a key player in business, then I can build an empire. I'm thinking of a legacy that I can be proud of and wealth that my grandchildren can use to go to college," she explained. "So world domination - in terms of providing for my family - is absolutely my goal."
Read the full interview in Elle magazine, on newsstands nationwide March 26.