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With her long-awaited fourth studio LP on the way, Nicki Minaj stars on the cover of the New York Times‘ T Magazine “Greats” issue. The Young Money Queen is one of eight figures who are masters in their respective fields, that the publication has chosen to shine the light on. In a conversation with writer Roxane Gay, Minaj speaks on her new album, having to prove herself as a lyricist, being free and inspired going into her new album and more.

Styled by Marie-Amélie Sauvé, the always fashionable Nicki is seen wearing pieces by Louis Vuitton, 3.1 Phillip Lim and Alaïa. Fans can get the issue when it hits newsstands on October 22, meanwhile read some excerpts from the full interview below.

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Rihanna’s 3rd annual Diamond Ball took place on Thursday night (Sept. 13) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. In support of the Clara Lionel Foundation non-profit organization, the all-black affair was hosted by comedian Dave Chappelle. Rihanna, dressed in an all-black Ralph & Russo gown, lead the star-studded night if attendees that included Beyoncé and JAY-Z, Jamie Foxx, Trevor Noah, Lala Anthony, Future, Gayle King, Cardi B, Young Thug, Lil’ Kim, Fabolous, model Emily Ratajkowski, Fabolous and more.

RiRi was also joined by her parents Ronald Fenty and Monica Brathwaite, brothers Rorrey and Rajad, and her grandfather Lionel “Bravo” Braithwaite. Along with performances by Kendrick Lamar and Calvin Harris, former U.S. President Barack Obama made an appearance via video link, thanking the pop superstar “for the great work” her foundation has done. “You’ve become a powerful force,” said Obama. With the help of Chappelle playing auctioneer, the organization raised more than $840,000.

Founded in 2012, The Clara Lionel Foundation organization seeks to improve quality of life in areas of health, education, culture and arts for communities across the globe.

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The Gap has had a long fruitful relationship with Hip-Hop, featuring stars like Missy Elliott, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, Common, Run-DMC and more in various campaigns. The iconic brand adds another name to that list, Future. The Atlanta rapper stars alongside the legendary Cher in Gap’s “Meet Me in the Gap” commercial. Directed by X, Cher and Future sit back on an all-white staircase, where they sing a cover of Sly and the Family Stone’s 1969-hit “Everyday People.”

When Gap said they wanted to team me up with a young artist I knew it would be really beautiful,” Cher tells PEOPLE, speaking about working with Future. “We had a blast together.” Meanwhile, HNDRXX’s 3-year-old son Future Zahir recently appeared in a campaign for Gap Kids. “It’s part of my DNA, growing up wearing Gap and now to see my son wearing it and in a campaign ties the whole family together,” says the 33-year-old rapper. “They have something for every age, every person in a family.”

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Champs Sports has brought Hip-Hop and the NFL together with “The Moment” campaign series. Now into the fourth installment, the sportswear company shines the light on the south. 2 Chainz and NFL MVP Cam Newtoen star in their latest commercial, where the Carolina Panthers QB speaks on his unique fashion sense and different style of play on the filed. 2 Chainz uses the ad to debut a brand new track titled “Let Me In.” Watch the two Atlanta natives in Champs’ new commercial below.

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Rihanna is the face of ELLE Magazine’s upcoming October issue. The pop superstar revealed her latest cover, which coincides with the launch of her Fenty Beauty makeup line that drops at midnight. On the first of three covers, RiRi is seen wearing her new cosmetic collection, shining in Fenty Beauty’s Match Stix ‘UNICORN’ shade. Along with posting both alternate covers on her Instagram account, Rihanna uploaded behind-the-scenes video of her shoot for ELLE.

For the upcoming cover story, the 29-year-old is asked questions by fellow celebrities like Tyra Banks, Eminem, A$AP Rocky, April Bloomfield, Zac Posen, Pharrell Williams. “Ten minutes before I lost my virginity…and I’m holding you to that offer. LOL,” says Rihanna in response to magician David Copperfield, who offers and asks the singer where she would like to go if he can make her disappear and reappear anywhere in the world.

Rihanna’s sixth ELLE Magazine issue hits newsstands on September 19.

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The hottest stars is music have all made their way to the City of Angeles for the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. Taking place at The Forum in Inglewood on Sunday night (Aug. 27), this year’s VMAs are hosted by Katy Perry. Kendrick Lamar leads the annual show with 8 nominations this year, including “Video of the Year,” “Artist of the Year,” and “Best Hip-Hop.”

Along with Perry and Lamar, the big event will feature performances by Ed Sheeran, Fifth Harmony, Gucci Mane, Lorde, Post Malone, Khalid, Cardi B, Thirty Seconds to Mars and much more. Before the main show got underway, the big stars showed off their stylish looks on the red carpet.

Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Lil’ Uzi Vert, G-Eazy, Demi Lovato, Lil’ Yachty and more were all smiles while posing for the cameras and catching pre-show interviews. Check out photos from the VMAs red carpet below.

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In recent years, adidas has become known for standing beside some of Hip-Hop’s young rising stars in various campaigns and collaborations. The sport and lifestyle brand return with their latest viral campaign, ORIGINAL is never finished 3. Remaking Frank Sinatra’s iconic “My Way,” the new commercial stars NBA superstar James Harden, Young Thug, 21 Savage, Playboi Carti and Kendall Jenner.

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Leave it to Rihanna to take over the coverage of Barbados’ 2017 Cropover festival with just a few photos. Sporting turquoise hair, RihRih is currently lighting up social media with her festive ‘fit for the annual Bajan occasion.

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Drake is getting set to headline the 8th annual OVO Fest in his hometown next week. Before the one-day event takes place on Monday (Aug. 7), the 6 God releases a promo video for the newest OVO store location.

Opening this weekend (Aug. 4) at Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall, Drizzy is seen entering the mall with his extended crew standing on top of an SUV while performing his More Life hit “Gyalchester.” The second Toronto store joins other OVO flagship locations in New York City and Los Angeles.

Watch the music video/promo visual below.

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Tyler, The Creator may be known for rocking — and collaborating with — Vans, but he’s switched allegiances and announced a new partnership with Converse. “CONVERSE AND I ARE FRIENDS NOW,” Tyler tweeted along with a short (yet explosive) promotional video. Tyler has been spotted wearing various colorways of the Converse One Star lately, including a possible Golf Wang pair, although it’s unclear what their collaboration has in store.

This Converse deal isn’t the only thing Tyler’s been working on: his new album Scum F*ck Flower Boy drops this Friday (July 14), followed by the premiere of his VICELAND show Nuts + Bolts on August 3.

Watch Tyler and Converse’s announcement video below…

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