Rihanna the queen of pop culture sits down with Interview magazine for an exclusive interview. The music megastar talks about life, fame, music influence, beauty, fashion, family, and more.
The 31-year-old Barbadian business mogul Rihanna has ventures everywhere with Fenty Beauty, Savage Lingerie, a ready-to-wear line, plus nine Grammy Awards to match. Also, Forbes has ranked RiRi as one of the richest entertainers in the world.
The rude gal cover star drips swag and epic style during the photo shoot. Captured by fashion photographer Pierre-Ange Carlotti. For the covers Rihanna is wearing selected looks from Saint Laurent by Anthony Vaccarello.
“I never used to be this way. It’s only the last couple years that I started to realize that you need to make time for yourself, because your mental health depends on it. If you’re not happy, you’re not going to be happy even doing things that you love doing. It’d feel like a chore. I never want work to feel like a chore. My career is my purpose, and it should never feel like anything other than a happy place. I’ve made little things a big deal, like going for a walk or going to the grocery store. I got into a new relationship, and it matters to me. It was like, “I need to make time for this.” Just like I nurture my businesses, I need to nurture this as well. I’ll shut things down for two days, three days at a time. On my calendar we now have the infamous “P,” which means personal days. This is a new thing.” – Rihanna for Interview, on taking time for herself.
Hair: Yusef at Factory Downtown
Makeup: Stéphane Marais at Studio 57
Set Design/Prop Stylist: Jabez Bartlett at Streeters
Executive Producer: Sylvia Farago
Production: Zara Walsh
Photography Assistants: Corentin Thevenet, Denis Shklovsky
Fashion Assistants: Malaika Crawford, Giovanni Beda, Florence Armstrong
Tailor: Hannah Wood
Hair Assistant: Andrea Naphia White
Makeup Assistant: Richard Soldé
Manicure: Kimmie Kyees at Celestine Agency
Set/Prop Assistants: Kit Falck, Ellen Wilson
Production Assistants: Sophie Hambling, Oliver Shipton, Charlotte Garner, Johnny Seymour