It’s been nearly a decade since we saw Rihanna on the cover of Paper Magazine, but now the Bad Gal is back for the glossy’s March #BreakTheRules issue, rocking a spiky green hairdo nonetheless.

Shot by renowned fashion photographer Sebastian Faena at Alphabet City Deli & Grill in New York, the 29-year-old singer channels “a high fashion clerk in a bodega of the future,” thanks to stylist Farren Fucci.

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