Is Rihanna Releasing ‘Anti’ Next Week?
After three years and enough mysterious pieces to reduce a puzzle enthusiast to tears, we might finally have an answer to when Anti—Rihanna's forthcoming eighth studio album—will be released.
Glass John, who produced RiRi's "Kiss It Better" (a guitar-heavy, '70s inspired rumored Anti track), posted an Instagram photo last week that featured the album's confirmed cover art. More importantly, he teased that November 6 is most definitely a day that Rihanna's Navy should watch out for.
"Nov. 6th is my real birthday<3" he posted with the photo, which features artist Roy Nachum's collaborative work with Rihanna. Nachum told Rolling Stone that the image, which is lined with braille poetry, is an interpretation of Rihanna as a child—the crown obscuring the figure's eyes represents potentially blinding power and success.
"...if you're lying...the navy will find you and do unspeakable things," one follower warned through a comment on the post. Consider yourself warned, sir...
Rihanna's most recent album, Unapologetic, was released in 2012 and included the hits "Diamonds" and "Stay." She's released "Bitch Better Have My Money" and "American Oxygen" this year ahead of Anti's release.
Could it be true—could we really have copies of Anti by next weekend? Tell us if you believe the rumor.
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