Nicki Minaj & Kobe Bryant Team Up For ESPN, Rapper Blasts Mag For Too Much Photoshop Trickery

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Beauty and the baller. Nicki Minaj and Kobe Bryant grace one of three covers for ESPN The Magazine’s annual music issue. Minaj, 5’2 posed with 6′ 6 Bryant in colorful a John Galliano floral corset, A-line skirt and bow platform heels. Minaj hinted about the collaboration a couple of weeks ago and the issue is available on newsstands today. Nicki also called out the magazine for retouching her images on Instagram writing,

When retouching goes wrong. I love my personal unretouched photos where my forehead doesn’t mysteriously grow in length

Adding,

So honored to be a part of this with Kobe. Had a blast

Peep some behind the scenes pics below.

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Nicki also released a few snapshots of her Spring 2014 collection with Kmart. The 31-year-old New York native officially launched her clothing last fall to much fan fare and the newest installment includes bold prints, body con dresses and colorful seperates. Peep a few of the pieces below.

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