L.A Lakers baller Kobe Bryant and Hip Hop star Nicki Minaj are gracing the cover of ESPN Magazine‘s “Music Issue” looking absolutely fabulous. (The Black Mamba giving straight 90’s R&B realness! )
Inside the issue Kobe talks about the connection and similarities between sports and the music game saying, “I don’t care what profession you’re in. It’s hard to have elite success year after year, over and over.”
Check out another photo from Nicki Minaj and Kobe Bryant‘s cover shoot below.
The February 2014 ESPN Magazine issue also covers Super Bowl XLVIII and reminisces on the 10th anniversary of Janet Jackson‘s historic Halftime Show wardrobe malfunction.
Be sure to scoop the issue when it hits newsstands.