So Rihanna’s eighth album won’t be titled R8 after all…
After much speculation and guessing, RiRi finally revealed the title of her upcoming album. In a post to her Instagram, she unveiled the title as being Anti. She also posted the cover art to the opus, which seems to be a photo-shopped photo of the singer as a little girl as she holds a balloon with a crown over her eyes.
Before posting to IG, she first revealed the news at an L.A art gallery last night (seens above, Oct. 7). "This is my favorite album cover I've ever done," she told fans. The cover was designed by designed by artist Roy Nachum. The concept behind the cover is a statement of seeing and unseeing. Rihanna said after its unveiling, "Sometimes the ones who have sight are the blindest."
Her single "B*tch Better Have My Money” is the first known song from the album, but no release date has been officially announced.
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