Singer Rihanna revealed new cover art for eighth album, last night on the official instagram account, @badgirlriri and gave art credit to artist, Roy Nachum. The front and back cover of the album showcases young Rihanna picture in black and white and is topless with a golden crown, with a poem by Chloe Mitchell inscribed in braille for the visually impaired, on top of her braided hair while holding a balloon and partial covered in red. Fan’s made thousands of comments about the album name. Many praised the cover art and name while some were commented on the negative connotation of the word, Anti.
According to Rap-Up.com, Rihanna debuted the cover at a private viewing at MAMA Gallery in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday night and spoke about the collaboration with Roy Nachum. She said, “I fell in love with it because I felt like there was another spirit, another layer to the art,” Rihanna told the crowd. “This is my favorite album cover I’ve ever done.”