Less than a month ago, out of the blue, we learned that 40-year-old singer-songwriter Ryan Adams was covering the entire latest album from 25-year-old singer-songwriter-turned-pop-star Taylor Swift. 1989, in full, by the former Mr. Mandy Moore, supposedly in the style of the Smiths. Taylor was excited, so were we, and now it's here.
The New York Times' Style Magazine confirms what we've known for a long time as Nicki Minaj covers their Greats issue. In the interview with Roxane Gay, Nicki shares, "I got to prove myself a hundred times, whereas the guys that came in around the same as I did, they were given the titles so much quicker without anybody second-guessing." Read more and see the Sade-inspired shoot here.