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We're not sure WHAT Kanye West has hanging over Anna Wintour's head, but clearly he did a great job negotiating this one!

The rapper has reportedly been trying to get Wintour to do a cover featuring Kim Kardashian for years now, and it looks like his persistence has paid off, because the duo are on the front of the April 2014 issue. Unless this is an early April Fools' Day joke courtesy of Vogue.com, this is 100% real...

Last November West met with Wintour in Beverly Hills, and according to Page Six, "He was talking nonstop. She did not get a word in edgewise. The year before that, West brought Kardashian as his date to the Met Gala in New York City, and he made a point of introducing his fiance to the notoriously cold editor-in-chief. Wintour organizes the event, and Kardashian still has yet to receive an invite -- 2013 marked the first time she ever attended.

During his initial campaign to land the former sex tape star the cover of the fashion glossy, West told Ryan Seacrest, "There's no way [Kim] shouldn't be on the cover of Vogue. She's like the most intriguing woman right now. She's got Barbara Walters calling her like everyday ... Michelle Obama cannot Instagram a [bikini] pic like what my girl Instagrammed the other day."

Annie Leibovitz shot the wedding spread of the couple, and while the behind-the-scenes video below is set to the laughably bad tune of "Bound 2," the one thing that makes all of this worth it is the adorable footage of the couple's daughter Nori.

Check it out below ... and let us know what you think about Kimye's Vogue cover!