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Rolling Stone have unveiled their first — and fire — cover of 2018, graced by Migos. Penned by OG journalist Touré, the cover story shadows the Atlanta trio in late December as they finish their upcoming album CULTURE II (out January 26). Offset opens up about his relationship with Cardi B and goal to achieve generational wealth (Hov would be proud) while Quavo discusses the group’s beef with Joe Budden and his personal aspirations of becoming a movie star — both as an actor and producer.

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Fresh off the release of his new album Revival, Eminem covers Complex‘s latest digital issue. In a passionate conversation with Complex‘s new Editor-in-Chief Damien Scott (Noah Callahan-Bever recently announced his departure for an EVP role at Def Jam), Em addresses the current state of America, from Donald Trump’s poisonous Presidency (which he has a lot of thoughts about) to the disappointing backlash to the NFL protests.

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16 years after their famous performance at the 2001 GRAMMYs, Eminem and Elton John are reunited in the latest issue of Interview magazine. The publication’s latest celebrity-on-celebrity conversation finds Eminem chatting with Elton about his upcoming album Revival (out Dec. 15), his nine-year sobriety, and which rappers he’s currently listening to (spoiler alert: Cole, Kendrick, Travi$, Joyner Lucas, Royce Da 5’9″ and Tech N9ne).

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JAY-Z graces the latest cover of The New Yorks TimesT Magazine. In a candid and insightful conversation with The New York Times‘ Dean Baquet, Hov opens up about race, politics, therapy and much more.

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The man behind some of the biggest hits of 2017, Kendrick Lamar covers Variety‘s inaugural Hitmakers issue. In conversation with Andrew Barker, K. Dot reflects on his rise as the “defining hip-hop artist of his generation” while discussing his artistic growth — both in the studio and on the stage — and his creative process behind masterpieces like DAMN. and To Pimp a Butterfly. Not for the first time, Kendrick also touched on the current political climate in America.

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Nicki Minaj sent Twitter into a frenzy on Tuesday evening (Nov. 14), when she tweeted a grainy NSFW video. In the 40-second clip, the Young Money Queen is seen caressing her body and at one point licks her breasts. Many questioned where the video was for, questioning what Minaj had planned. Hours later, Minaj revealed she’s the cover star of PAPER Magazine’s upcoming “Break the Internet” issue.

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After buying the rights to the show earlier this year, Drake has put his plan to bring Top Boy back in motion. In their latest cover story on the Toronto rapper (and burgeoning film and TV executive), The Hollywood Reporter reveals that Aubrey has teamed up with Netflix to revive Top Boy for its long-awaited third season.

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2017 is the year of Cardi B. The Bronx rapper’s magical ride this year continues as she covers Rolling Stone‘s “The Hot Issue.” The cover story done by Brittany Spanos shines the light on Cardi’s rise from stripper to a social media darling, which led to her starring on VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop: New York. It follows her transition from tv star to becoming an artist, making Billboard history landing her first No. 1 record on the Hot 100 with “Bodak Yellow.” In the interview, Cardi also discusses her early struggles trying to provide for her family and eventually dropping out of school, her relationship with now fiancé Offset of Migos, the stress she puts on herself to not be a one-hit wonder, and the pressure recording her anticipated debut album.

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Frank Ocean isn’t one for interviews — unless it’s for his own 360-page magazine, of course. But for their Winter 2017 Sounding Off issue, which also includes an interview with Kendrick Lamar, i-D magazine managed to nab an exclusive visual essay from the man himself.

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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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