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Nicki Minaj & Jesse Williams Transform into Magical Faries in H&M's Holiday Campaign Short Film!

Nicki Minaj and Jesse Williams transform from parents into magical fairies for H&M‘s new holiday commercial, which just premiered Today (November 29)!

The clip tells the tale of a parallel universe, where the 34-year-old rapper and the 36-year-old Grey’s Anatomy star’s young daughter embarks on a mission to track down the evil brother of Santa Claus, who stole Christmas presents from children across the globe.

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“I’m a parent of a brilliant, imaginative daughter and story time is one of our favorite things! I make sure we tell stories with empowered female roles, and that’s what attracted me to this H&M campaign,” Jesse said in a statement.

Filmed by photographer Tim Walker and director Johan Renck, the short film and supporting campaign imagery sees all actors sporting pieces from the brand’s latest collection, including plenty of cozy knitwear, sparkly party dresses, and dapper menswear suits — all of which are now available in stores and online.

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Nicki Minaj Opens Up About the Possibility of Releasing an Album With Beyonce Knowles!

Nicki Minaj graces the cover of Paper, which is out on newsstands on November 28.

Here’s what the 34-year-old rapper had to say:

On the idea of a female equivalent to Jay-Z and Kanye West‘s Watch the Throne: “I would be open to doing [that] if the time was right. I haven’t thought too much about that, though. The only person that I’ve seen a lot of people speak on, when talking about an album of that caliber, is Beyonce╠ü ’cause we did ‘***Flawless’ [remix] and ‘Feeling Myself’ and we’ve actually performed together. I always see a lot of people saying, ‘Oh my gosh, a joint album with you guys would be really dope,’ but, you know, those are the kinds of things that are just wishful thinking from fans…They’re far-fetched because usually artists are in such different places in their personal lives and career lives that it’s hard to make that work.”

On her fanbase:
“I have a loyal fan base who never leaves. And all they do is motivate me and believe in me and fight for me. So anything that even seems negative has only made me even more of a magical unicorn. I feel this year I have never been stronger, I have all my super powers back. I’ve never felt this powerful, as a woman, as an emcee — I’ve never felt this invincible.”

On her next studio album: “I think the real music lovers just wanna be surprised, and all they care about is if I’ve grown as an artist and if they’re gonna be able to truly relate…I really don’t have much to say about the album other than it’s great and I’m excited about it.”

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Nicki Minaj Is Ready to Break the Internet with 'Paper' Mag Cover

Three versions of Nicki Minaj appear on the cover of Paper magazine‘s “Break the Internet” issue.

The 34-year-old rapper was photographed by Ellen von Unwerth and styled by herself for a shoot in Miami, which will be featured in a 16-page editorial.

“To Break The Internet you have to have a big idea and an even bigger superstar, and Nicki Minaj is certainly that superstar. The best part is we didn’t get one Nicki, we got three,” said Drew Elliott, Paper‘s creative director. “Paper always looks for ways to create culture instead of just report on it. Our media company sits at the center of where internet culture becomes pop culture, and Nicki is certainly a queen of disruption. This shoot was ambitious, imagine having to do three shoots to get one image, and Nicki lead the charge. Ellen von Unwerth brought her signature playful spirit to this shoot. The internet is the ultimate newsstand.”

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Nicki Minaj's Brother Jelani Maraj Convicted of Sexually Assaulting a Child

Nicki Minaj‘s older brother Jelani Maraj has been convicted of sexually assaulting a minor who was younger than 13-years-old at the time of the assault.

The 38-year-old was found guilty on Thursday (November 9) during a trial in Nassau County, N.Y. He faces 25 years to life in prison when he is sentenced.

Maraj‘s lawyers used an argument that the case was an attempt to extort millions of dollars from his sister.

“Justice demanded that this defendant be held accountable for these heinous acts and we are thankful to the jury for their careful deliberation,” Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas said in a statement to People. “We hope that today’s verdict will help the family in the healing process and that it will close this terrible chapter in their lives.”

Nicki has not commented on the charges against her brother.

Nicki Minaj Stars in H&M's Holiday 2017 Campaign & Film - Watch the Teaser Now!

Nicki Minaj is getting into the holiday spirit with H&M!

The 34-year-old rap superstar is teaming up with Jesse Williams and John Turturro in the Johan Renck-directed Holiday 2017 campaign for the clothing company.

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A modern take on the classic fairytale, the film centers around a heroic little girl who tracks down the evil brother of Santa Claus in order to save the holiday season from his selfishness.

Nicki stars as the mother of the little girl, as well as the fabulous fairy named the Wisest Thingy, while Jesse plays the dual role of the father and the supernatural Fastest Fairy. John takes on the part of both Santa Claus and the evil brother of Santa Claus.

“I love the film’s over all empowering message. I love seeing this young girl become the champion that lives in all of us. There’s always magic in the air during the Holidays,” says Nicki.

The festive fashion will be available in stores and online beginning on Thursday (November 9).

The full version of the film will go live on November 28. Until then, watch a teaser below and check out the campaign images!

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