Twitter and Instagram went all kinds of wild last night when people revealed that they were at Los Angeles’ Mama Gallery waiting for a big RIHveal. What does this mean you ask? It means that Rihanna had planned an invite-only event to announce something big. We quickly pieced together that it probably had to do with her 8th album, which fans everywhere had been calling #R8.
— UniversalMusicCanada (@universalmusicC) October 8, 2015
And here’s what went down.
First people walked into a room, with braille art everywhere:
A photo posted by Rihanna Daily (@rihannadaily) on Oct 7, 2015 at 7:41pm PDT
There was one obvious piece covered up:
Soon after, Rihanna arrived:
A photo posted by badgalriri ❤ (@rihnewss) on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:35pm PDT
And all was revealed!
Her new album art:
A video posted by badgalriri ❤ (@rihnewss) on Oct 7, 2015 at 9:25pm PDT
A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Oct 7, 2015 at 10:54pm PDT
Her new album name:
A photo posted by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Oct 7, 2015 at 9:23pm PDT
The event was glamour in every way Rihanna always is.
Let the ‘ANTI’ excitement begin!