The Nicki Minaj Make-Under Charted in 10 Photos That Show a Serious Transformation

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Like a chrysalis of punchlines and flow, Nicki Minaj has metamorphosed from a candy-colored hip-hop zephyr to a magnificently sultry boss. 2014 was unequivocally the year of the Nicki Minaj make-under, an oft-deconstructed and discussed topic. A few short years ago, Nicki could be consistently depended on to show up at a red carpet in a genuinely bonkers outfit. Trading in her glittery tutus and for LBDs, she added a new chapter of to her style autobiography this year. I'd call that chapter: "HBIC:Classic."

With that in mind, I've assembled a series of diptychs comparing Nicki Minaj's previous looks to her fashion this year. Because from Pink Friday to The Pinkprint, Onika's style game has gone through a serious transformation.

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