Nicki Minaj is dreaming of a future very different from her current life

Nicki Minaj is a feisty and talented woman, and she has big dreams for her future that are bound to shock her fans.

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Speaking during an interview with Cosmopolitan, the “Anaconda” rapper revealed her hopes and plans, and where she sees her life in the next 10 years — and her comments prove that she definitely has a softer side.

“Ten years from now, I will have two children, unless my husband wants three. I will be into my fitness a lot more, I will stop yo-yo dieting, and I’ll be a housewife with careers that I can run from home,” she said. “I want to be able to cook for my children, bake cookies for them and watch them grow up. I just want to be Mommy. Take them to school, go to the parent-teacher conference, help them with their homework and put their work on the refrigerator.”

Nicki Minaj Cosmopolitan July cover interview

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Family is something that is incredibly important to Minaj, and it’s a topic that she touched on in her latest album The Pinkprint. The album also revealed a lot about her heartbreak after she and her longtime boyfriend Safaree Samuels split.

“I didn’t [set out] to write a personal album, but The Pinkprint came at a very crucial time in my life,” she told the mag. “I realized that people can up and take off at any given moment. As women, we are vulnerable and emotional, and that’s OK. I had to learn quickly that if you don’t have a sense of self, you can be destroyed by a man. You can be destroyed by a relationship. I had to ask myself, ‘Who am I? Is this good enough?’ I had to approve of myself and my skills.”

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Minaj’s music is on fire at the moment, and she will be premiering her new single “The Night is Still Young” with MateFit Tea. Be sure to watch it below.