Daimonds singer and fashion mogul is the cover star of Essence Magazine’s double issue, covering the months of January and February, and we cannot help but gush about her stunningness in the shots.
The magazine had taken to its social media pages to announce its cover star, as shot by one of American’s finest photographer, Lorna Simpson, on the collaborative project.
“Unveiling our January + February cover art featuring a stunning collaboration with global fashion and beauty founder @badgalriri and artist @lornasimpson. The striking visuals channel iconic black magazine spreads with an ethereal Rihanna”, Essence wrote, introducing the cover. Read also: Nigeria Will Work In My Lifetime – Aisha Yesufu Opens Up On Governance, Activism, Family As She’s Named KOKO’s 2020 Woman Of The Year
The issue which is a collaborative effort between Rihanna and Lorna Simpson sees a lot of art in its nature as Simpson ignites dramatic visual intensity mixed with the soft beauty of Rihanna in original photographic collages.