Depending on which alter ego has control over her body at the moment, Nicki Minaj takes great pride in being American’s Harajuku Barbie, complete with an outrageous pastel wardrobe that’s something of an homage to the Tokyo shopping district. Given her notorious love of florescent colors and gumball machine accessories, Nicki’s current trip to Japan must feel like coming home, if home was a high-fashion version of Candyland. “Harajuku to the fullest,” Nicki swoons as she posts photos of herself posing with rainbow-colored fans. “Look @ my babies!!!!” No matter where you are in the world, Nicki’s cotton candy wig will find you if you truly believe. That’s why we always sleep in ours!
The rapper arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday to promote the release of her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded next month, as well as perform three shows this week in almost as many days. Nicki might be styled like she’s straight out of her Barbie packaging, but according to her tweets, she’s actually dragging. “With the time diff, its usually around midnight my time when we start the interviews. So my whole team is going thru it. Lmao. Noddin n s—-,” Nicki Minaj jokes. “But seeing the Japanese barbz just makes it all worth it.” Also worth it? The gentle reminder for Minaj to up her makeup game! That neon pink undereye shadow is untouchable!
[Photo: Nicki Minaj's Twitter]