Say what you wanna say, say what you need to say, but one of Rihanna’s best songs till date is “We Found Love,” which she did with Calvin Harris. Thus, it’s no surprise that when Harris announced he was releasing a brand new single guested by Rihanna, the internet went into a bit of a frenzy. Luckily, the waiting period was less than two days as the song, which is titled “This Is What You Came From,” has already arrived. A duo so fantastic together, it should go without saying that the song is indeed a smash. As pointed out...more
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Throwback to 2010. Times were very different, so much simpler. Obama was president, the National average cost for a gallon of Gas was $2.73 and Apple had just released the iPhone 4 and the iPad. Rihanna and Drake had also collaborated for the first time on the record “What’s My Name?” The track made it’s debuted at #83 on Billboards Hot 100 only to jump to number one three weeks later. Making this record Rihanna’s eighth number-one single on the chart and Drake’s first. It was a smash single and it was played on the radio every 5 seconds and the video was played...more
Would you believe us if we told you the last time Rihanna released an official single off ANTi was March last year, when she released BBHMM? Facts only. Tides are finally turning as Rihanna’s brand new single, the one we were telling you about the other day, has finally landed. Work, as it is titled, features the 6ix’s very own, Drake, and it received a very special premiere across Top 40 stations in ‘merica. Much like What’s My Name?, the duo’s 2010 collaboration, Work is a grand record gorgeously glazed with pop-friendly melodies, yet still oozing of reggae blues. Even...more
The frustrating and un-ending days of uncertainty are finally behind us. Yesterday (Jan. 25), Rihanna took to her official twitter account to tease the completion of her eagerly, eagerly anticipated eighth studio album, ANTi. “listening to ANTi,” the Barbados songstress tweeted. While the album’s official release date is still unknown, the aforementioned tweet instilled in us a certain level of hope, that indeed, the ANTi era is in full swing. When all of the ANTi craze began, Kanye West was enlisted by Rihanna to executively produce the album.
The hunger and thirst for Rihanna’s forthcoming LP, ANTi, has exceeded the point of being describable. If someone told me in 2012 that it would take three+ years to receive another album from Rihanna, I would have flat out giggled. But here we are, in 2016, still waiting on Rihanna to come through. Oh, well. Things are starting to look up as snippets of Rihanna’s new collaboration with Drake, have surfaced online. Per the struggle and hustle of her fans, the song is titled Work and its music video was shot in a mall in Los Angeles, yesterday (January 9)....more
Rihanna’s eighth studio album no longer has to be be referred to as #R8. After what seemed like forever, Rihanna has unveiled the cover of her eagerly-anticipated eighth studio album, as well as its title. In the midst of fans and people of the press at exclusive reveal exhibition held in Los Angeles, Rihanna unveiled the cover whilst explaining the inspiration behind it. According to the pop goddess, the artwork, which was made in collaboration with contemporary artist Roy Nachum, for this album was inspired by her first day in daycare. The cover features a childhood photo of Rih, with...more
Day 6 of the biggest festival in Brazil, Rock In Rio, was held today (Sept 26) at Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. Amongst the headliners was Rihanna, who managed to get the entire show, a crowd of over 85,000, sold out in less than an hour. In anticipation for Rihanna’s performance, Australia group Sheppard, Sam Smith, and many more performed. During Rihanna’s set, she performed most if not all of her hits, the likes of Umbrella, Stay, What’s My Name?, Diamonds, FourFiveSeconds, Bitch Better Have My Money, and more. Quite frankly, Rihanna did a fantastic job! The crowd knew every...more