NEW YORK, New York — Vogue Arabia presents Rihanna as Queen Nefertiti on the cover of its November issue. Photographed by Greg Kadel, the hit making r&b singer wears a beautiful headdress that pays tribute to Neferneferuaten Nefertiti, an ancient Egyptian queen that RiRi has tattooed on her ribcage.
“We are dedicating the issue to strong and dynamic women who are changing the world,” says Vogue Arabia‘s editor-in-chief Manuel Arnaut. “Rihanna, our cover star, is one of them.”
“Not only is she one of the most successful pop icons ever, shaping the entertainment industry with her powerful tunes and unique sense of style,” he writes, “she is also an advocate for diversity.”