Photoshoot & cover story: Rihanna for Vogue magazine

Totally unfiltered, relentlessly productive, and obsessed-about by millions—the supernova-hot Rihanna is readying a new studio album and living a mile-a-minute life. Backstage at the “MTV Video Music Awards” in Los Angeles plays like a very expensive and absurdist version of high school. In a lower corridor of the Staples Center, …