Rihanna Covers The FADER Magazine’s 100th Issue
Just when we thought there couldn't be another artist to match the unstoppable force known as Drake on the cover of The FADER, the music and lifestyle magazine wows us by unveiling the flip side featuring Rihanna. The double feature will coincide with The FADER's 100th issue.
On the cover, RiRi dons an AWAVEAWAKE front slip dress layered over ROCHA's short-sleeved varsity knit. She completes the look by sporting her Fenty Puma design pink fur slides.
Although it's been three years since the Rihanna Navy got a full album from the bad gal, there's little argument to be made against the 27-year-old's everlasting influence. Along with voicing the main character in Pixar's Home, the entrepreneur released her seventh fragrance, RiRi, and dropped one of 2015's hottest bangers, "Bitch Better Have My Money." Not to mention, she has all of Instagram drooling over every post from her risqué fashion choices to her winding at the Kadooment Day parade in Barbados.
Unlike Drake's cover story, readers get no quotes from the singer. The FADER's Mary H.K. Choi calls Rihanna "media trained" and explains in length on why interviewing her can be more than difficult. The magazine was allotted a total of five questions to ask her, but she remained mum.
However, the Roc Nation artist did let her creative muscles flex with photographer, Renata Raksha. The two collaborated to capture photos of the "American Oxygen" singer "as she sees herself."
"These photos, like the entirety of this issue, reflect on the changing relationship between artists and media," wrote The FADER's Editor-in-Chief, Naomi Zeichner.
Read the full article and ogle at Rihanna's beauty in seven other photos from the magazine here.
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