(Credit: Dan Monick/PAPER Magazine)

 Nicki’s fashionable and fabulous appearance in Paper Magazine September Issue.   

PAPER catches up with Nicki in Los Angeles, where Nicki talks about her time growing up in New York, attending acting school, and having the courage to make her rhymes sound as smart she actually is.

 Check out another shot of Nicki below. And, while you’re here, check out her awesome 2010 MTV VMAs promo. Pink Friday is out November 23rd.