Young Money rappers Nicki Minaj and Drake share the cover of the May 2010 issue of XXL Magazine, which hits stands April 20th!

Both have built a deafening buzz throughout the past year and change, with standout verses and chart topping singles under their respective belts. With fans clamoring for their highly anticipated debut albums, Drake and Nicki stand on the cusp of being crowned hip-hop’s new reigning king and queen.

Hip-hop’s new reigning king and queen? Don’t get us wrong, Nicki and Drake are both on their A-Game, but we’ll see about that “reigning king and queen” thing once those albums drop…