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Wednesday
Apr252018

Nicki Minaj Wears a Sexy Black Bodysuit in New ‘Chun-Li’ Video

In Nicki Minaj’s just-released, Steven Klein–directed music video for “Chun-Li,” the rapper channels the eponymous female fighter character, who first appeared in 1991’s Street Fighter II: The World Warrior and has since been a trailblazing figure in the gaming community—much like Minaj has been in hip-hop.

Taking cosplay to the next level, the performer wears a dizzying array of futuristic Asian-inspired looks—think architectural double knots secured with embellished chopsticks; a LED-light-trimmed, kimono-esque bodysuit—in the video’s dreamy, Technicolor sequences. And amid all the delicious drama, Minaj’s makeup, namely her directional embellished lips, never take a back seat. Not with the legendary beauty mogul Pat McGrath at the creative helm.

In collaboration with Minaj’s makeup artist Sheika Daley, McGrath created a slew of light-catching pouts, two of which were reimagined from the most Instagram-ready runway of Paris Fashion Week. “I was really inspired by Chun-Li as a character,” explains McGrath, “and Margiela’s lip looks are always so sci-fi, it was perfect for Nicki and this video.”



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