Rihanna is back on the cover of Vogue Magazine for the fourth time. While we’ll never tire of seeing the gorgeous pop star in couture fashions (in this case, a Tom Ford gown), you can’t help but think the fashion bible needs more black friends. At least the cover story presents something new.
The Work singer finally addresses the rumors of a rivalry with Beyoncé. Writer Steff Yotka implies that the Internet started buzzing about a conflict between the two divas when Beyoncé’s Formation was released during Rihanna’s Anti album rollout. But we’ve heard murmurs about tension for as long as we can remember. And claims of a “rivalry” are often amplified by the fact that they’ve never collaborated on a song together and they take one tense picture together annually (either at the Met Gala or the Roc Nation brunch). (more…)