Rihanna Poses For Esquire In Her Sexiest Shoot Yet

Esquire's July 2012 cover features Rihanna posing in some of her most incredible photos yet. She's one of the hardest working women in music, with seven albums released in seven years, 100 million records sold worldwide and tweets to an audience of 29m followers. Check out the exclusive Rihanna photos and behind-the-scenes video.

She doesn't stop. Last year she made her film debut in Battleship, and as well as promoting sixth album Talk That Talk and releasing her seventh, Unapologetic, she lent her vocals to songs with Coldplay (Princess of China) and Drake (Take Care).

Photographed by acclaimed photographer Matt Irwin, Rihanna talks to Esquire about life in the public eye, her relationship with Chris Brown and why she'd like to watch Cheryl Cole do her housework.

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The topless shots and military clothing make Rihanna's Esquire cover one of the most captivating in its history. We've even included an exclusive behind-the-scenes video of the shoot.