Rapper Plays It Safe In A Blue Tommy Hilfiger Gown (PHOTOS)

We love that Nicki Minaj is working on creating a more "serious" look for herself. Those over-the-top costumes were getting old fast. However, the 30-year-old rapper should have pulled out one of those shock-inducing ensembles Monday night for the Met Gala. If there is one place we would expect her to go wild, it's at a punk themed party.

Instead the outspoken star opted for a decidedly plain navy blue Tommy Hilfiger gown. Cutouts at the midriff were the only thing that said rebel-without-a-cause. And we would have chalked the whole thing up as an epic #punkfail if she hadn't rocked a head full of eye-catching bleach blonde curls. A little irreverence goes a long way. Nicki's hair to