A nude Rihanna debuts front cover of her new album


Provocative and Fearless: Rihanna covers her topless body in slogans on artwork for new album Unapologetic

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02:41 GMT, 12 October 2012

Always one to love shocking the world, Rihanna did not disappoint as she unveiled the cover art for her new album.

The singer posted the front cover for her seventh album 'Unapologetic' ahead of it's scheduled release.

The front shows Ri-Ri topless with her arm covering her breasts and black and white writing scrawled over her body including the words 'faith', 'happy' and 'victory'.

A naked Rihanna on the new artwork for her newly announced album Side Effects!

Fearless: Rihanna tweeted the cover of her new album Unapologetic on Thursday

The singer tweeted: '”Find the #ALBUMTITLE in #allBLACKeverything on the #COVER'.

She had previously confirmed earlier today that she would reveal details of her new album, which will include current single 'Diamonds', at 7am in America.

I'm officially hyped for my album cover! I might just leak it early,” she tweeted in the early hours of this morning.

She wears short shorts: Rihanna arrived at her Los Angeles hotel on Thursday wearing a pair of tiny Daisy Dukes

She wears short shorts: Rihanna arrived at her Los Angeles hotel on Thursday wearing a pair of tiny Daisy Dukes

She wears short shorts: Rihanna arrived at her Los Angeles hotel on Thursday wearing a pair of tiny Daisy Dukes

Chris Brown with ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran

No more: Chris broke up with ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran, blaming his close friendship with Rihanna

She added this afternoon saying: “The side effects of #R7 are starting to kick in, less than an hour!”

The
singer has been hitting the headlines more than usual the past few
weeks as her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown announced he had split up with his
girlfriend Karreuche Tran.

He
said: “I love Karrueche very much but I don't want to see her hurt over
my friendship with Rihanna. I'd rather be single allowing us to both be
happy in our lives.”

chris brown and rihanna spotted at the griffin club in the meatpacking district

Busted: The pair are spotted together by a club-goer in New York City on October 3

The pair have since been spotted together at a Jay-Z concert where sources claim the pair were kissing and hugging.

The next day the 'Don't Wake Me Up' singer was seen slipping out of the Barbados beauty's hotel room in New York City.

The 23-year old broke up with Chris in 2009 after he was arrested for assaulting the singer, leaving her battered and bruised.

Chris Brown seen reportedly leaving Rihanna's hotel.

Spotted: Ri-Ri and Chris are spotted leaving her hotel room on October 4

Good girl gone bad: Rihanna is seen drinking before heading into the studio

Good girl gone bad: Rihanna is seen drinking before heading into the studio