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Here’s What We Know About the Artist Behind Rihanna’s New Album Artwork

If you didn't know Roy Nachum before, you will now

Rihanna officially announced her long-awaited eighth studio album at a Los Angeles art gallery on Wednesday night, with artwork designed by the Jerusalem-born designer Roy Nachum. Here’s what we know thus far about Nachum:

  • He’s worked with other artists on Rihanna’s label, Roc Nation.
    • Nachum has Instagrammed photos of his work with Rih affiliates Jay Z and Kanye West throughout the past several years. Here are a couple of those pieces:

Behind the scene of Kanye West at Mana Wynwood Art Basel

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“The Crown” painting from my color blind series hanging in JayZ’s NYC office #jayz #repost A photo posted by Roy Nachum / Artist (@roynachum) on

So proud to announce my artistic collaboration with Rihanna! I can’t wait for you all to see what’s next!!! @badgalriri

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#bbhmm #R8 A photo posted by Roy Nachum / Artist (@roynachum) on

American Oxygen #AO #Rihanna #R8

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