Global music superstar Rihanna will release her visual autobiography soon.
The book, which will be available in three limited editions, chronicles her rise from her Barbados childhood to her worldwide fame, with photos from tours, iconic fashion moments, to private time with friends and family. It also showcases intimate photographs of her life as an artiste, performer, designer and entrepreneur.
Many of these images have never been published. The book’s large format edition is 504 pages with more than 1,000 colour images and special inserts.
The editions are ‘Rihanna: Fenty x Phaidon’, ‘Rihanna: Luxury Supreme’, and ‘Rihanna: Ultra Luxury Supreme’.
In a post on her Instagram account, Rihanna said: “Over 5 years in the making….happy to finally share this collection of incredible memories. Thank you to all of the photographers and artistes that contributed and to @phaidonsnaps for working with me to publish my first piece of art in a new industry.”
The book will be available for pre-order on October 10 via www.therihannabook.com
Born Robyn Rihanna Fenty, the entertainer has released eight studio albums to date. Among her hits are Work, Diamonds, Pon De Replay and We Found Love.
She has also had 14 No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In addition, she has appeared in six films, including Valerian and the City of A Thousand Planets and Battleship.
In 2018, the government of Barbados appointed her as an ambassador with duties promoting education, tourism and investment.