Minaj is featured on the cover of L’Uomo Vogue magazine. When asked about the future of her career in the enclosed q&a Minaj replies:
At first no one took me seriously. In the world of rap, women are usually relegated to the choir. I want to build my empire. In my field, I have always seen men do it from Diddy to Dr. Dre to Jay Z. Now it’s a woman’s turn.