Solving The Mystery Of Nicki Minaj’s New, Interchangeable Selfie Face

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Nicki presents the latest advances in human emotion.

Anyone else notice a recent trend in Nicki Minaj’s Instagram photos? Over the past few weeks, the “Lookin’ Ass” rapper’s selfies have taken a turn for the non-emoting neutral-face. Obviously, she still looks stunning and all (HDU), but we’re used to seeing Nicki be a little more…

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

…expressive? IDK, maybe it’s all part of Nicki’s new stripped-down look – no more costumes, no more colors, no more crazy faces? Did she change up the emotional game, too? Is simple the new OTT? Is this related to normcore?? WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN. #EternalTruther

While we wait for answers, let’s get acquainted with Nicki’s new range of go-to selfie faces, and try to infer which emotion each one might possibly be channeling.

Happy, as in: “Lol, I’m Nicki Minaj. WHY WOULDN’T I BE THRILLED.”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Distraught, as in: “Do I need to flawlessly break down gendered double standards for you peasants again?

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Impressed, as in: “Did you see that queen impersonate me on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race‘? Not bad!”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Scheming, as in: “Just you wait, Barbz. My next set of shower photos are right around the corner…”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Wistful, as in: “‘Member that time I challenged Rihanna to a duckface duel? Gewd times.”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Confused, as in: “Wait, you saw those flawless photos of my butt, and you’re still breathing? Huh? How?!”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Hungry, as in: “Ummmm, anybody got any boob cake?” #HungryIsAnEmotion

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

Angry, as in: “Stop stalking my Instagram.”

Nicki Minaj has a new go-to face in all of her Instagram selfies.

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