Rihanna as GQ’s Obsession of the Year 2012

GQ magazine gives us a preview of what to expect from their 2012 Man of the year issue which features songstress Rihanna. The Caribbean beauty poses nearly naked in several photos that are featuredin the magazine. You can read an excerpt of the piece below and find the piece in its entirety

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In 2012, men straight lost their minds over this woman—Chris Brown’s crazy neck tattoo, Brown and Drake’s nightclub riot. She drove the rest of us wild, too. And that was all before Rihanna dropped the sexiest, most outrageous album of the year

Robyn Rihanna Fenty rides swells of chaos and controversy and celebrity with the nerve and control of a champion big-wave surfer. When we meet in October, she’s on the verge of releasing Unapologetic, her seventh studio album in seven years. (The last six have sold more than a million copies each.) She’s been named the most downloaded artist ever, the most popular star on Facebook, the sexiest woman alive; she’s reached nearly 3 billion views on YouTube; she’s Rihanna Inc., a multimillion-dollar enterprise. She’s 24. “Sometimes a person looks at me and sees dollars. They see numbers and they see a product, ” she says. “I look at me and see art. If I didn’t like what I was doing, then I would say I was committing slavery.