Rihanna has announced that she will be releasing a visual autobiography. According to a press release, the book, entitled Rihanna offers an exclusive look into the world of the pop singer. The 504 page hardcover book, which weighs 15 pounds, containts 1,050 photos and 11 special inserts and it's wrapped in a custom designed black carton with a carrying handle.
The book “showcases intimate photographs of her life as a musician, performer, designer, and entrepreneur,” including her childhood in Barbados, worldwide tours, fashion, and private moments with friends and family.
The singer said in a statement, “I am so excited to share this collection of incredible images. I’m very grateful to the talented photographers and artists who contributed. We’ve been working on the book for over five years and I’m really happy to be able to finally share it with everybody.”
The book is due out on October 24th via Phaidon. There are also three limited editions, including a Fenty x Phaidon edition with tabletop bookstand, which costs $175, a luxury Supreme edition with cast-resin tabletop bookstand, which runs $5,500 and Ultra Luxury Supreme edition with 2,000-pound marble pedestal, which has already sold out. Cardi B is one of 10 owners of the latter — paying $111,000 during an auction at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball last month.