And that’s no understatement. We’d bet our entire fashion book collection—which are mostly overdue at the NYU Bobst Library.
It’s a RIHANNARAMA! And Kim Kardashian is sitting somewhere baffled on why she couldn’t pull this off.
Bad Gal Rihanna undisputedly wins the magazine covers of the 2015. The “Bitch Betta Have My Money” songstress gives blonde hair, turquoise eyeliner and lots of ass on the cover of V Magazine. Known for their provocative and contextual cover shoots, V Magazine turns our girl into the ultimate island iconoclast—and yes, even hotter than before. Juxtaposed against a Mobil gas station logo and a poolside scene straight out of an ’80s motel, it’s colorful, it’s sexy and it’s all Rihanna!
Styled by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeel and shot by legendary Steven Klein, the issue hits stands May 9 and will undoubtedly become a collector’s item.
And while we’re currently questioning our sexuality and in sheer shock on the precision of that booty airbrush, we managed to dig up a few standout quotes from the story.
Seems Rihanna’s upcoming album is giving old school interludes. “Dude, I’m in love with my interludes. This one called ‘James Joint’ is on constant repeat,” she told V. “[The album is] soulful and aggressive, whether it’s lyrically, musically, or just the tone of my voice.”
Now back to what we’re here for, the photos: