Early today, Rihanna made history, becoming the first artist to cross RIAA’s 100 million song certifications. Whilst fans and other alike celebrate her success, Rihanna has just dropped the eagerly-anticipated music video for her chart-topping single, “Bitch Better Have My Money.” Fans who watched the 2015 BET Awards got the first peek of the music video, as Rihanna made an appearance solely to share a minute long sneak peek. Dubbed as Rihanna’s “Best Video Yet,” The #BBHMM saw an official release at midnight via VEVO. It was directed by Rihanna, with help from MegaForce.
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Hello. Hi. Your weekly #R8 update is here and most importantly, it is good. While we wait for Rihanna to release her eighth studio album, tentatively titled R8, FADER is reporting Rihanna and her team have reached out to some dancehall artists to help with songs on the album. So far, Rihanna has released nothing but downtempo ballads, the exception being “Bitch Better Have My Money,” which was a little bit more lively. Per DJ Dre Skull’s interview with FADER, “she’s [Rihanna] been reaching out to a lot of people in the dancehall world. I’m not suggesting it’s gonna be...more
It is almost the middle of the year, which means there is one major award show coming… THE BET AWARDS! This year, the 15th Annual “BET Awards” returns to Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 28th at 8pm *ET/PT. Chris Brown and Nicki Minaj are the most nominated artists as they both racked up six nominations each. Two of Chis Brown’s nominations are in the ‘Video Of The Year’ category, one for his hit “Loyal” and the other for “New Flame” with Usher. Nicki is also nominated in this category for her critically-acclaimed hit record, “Anaconda.”...more
The day is finally here. The day when Rihanna made her glorious return to NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” During tonight’s episode, the last of the season, the “FourFiveSeconds” singer hop on stage to perform some of the songs on her forthcoming eighth studio album, tentatively titled ‘R8.’ Louis C.K. hosted the episode while Rihanna performed ‘Bitch Better Have My Money,’ and ‘American Oxygen.’ In other Rihanna news, her critically-acclaimed Dior campaign is set to land at the top of next week. The ‘Secret Garden 4’ campaign, shot by Steven Klein, is to feature a brand new song, titled “Only If...more
Rihanna is making a ‘Saturday Night Live’ comeback this May! The “FourFiveSeconds” singer is scheduled to appear on the last episode of the season, which will air on May 16. Per TVLine, the episode will also feature two-time host, Louis C.K. from FX’s Louie. This era, Rihanna has released four songs from her highly anticipated eighth studio album. “FourFiveSeconds,” was the first release. It was followed by “Bitch Better Have My Money,” then “American Oxygen.” The last release came April 21, a song titled “James Joint.” Which one of these songs are you looking for to seeing Rihanna perform?!
420 isn’t over quite yet. Rihanna, out of the blue, just dropped a new song titled “James Joint.” Per the song’s caption, which was posted on her official site, “James Joint” is an interlude off her upcoming eighth studio album. “In celebration of 420, here’s an interlude from my 8th studio album that I call James Joint,” the caption reads. Also unveiled today is Rihanna’s cover of V Magazine. In the issue, Rihanna discusses her highly anticipated album, stating: “Dude, I’m in love with my interludes. This one called ‘James,’ joint is on constant repeat. [The album is] soulful and...more
A previously unreleased Chris Brown and Rihanna song has made its way online. Unveiled earlier today by LA Lakers, the track is titled “Put It Up.” Per MTV, “Put It Up” was written by Chris Brown back in 2013 and it was to appear on his album, X. “I wanted to do an R&B record with Rihanna because I didn’t want it to be the same four-on-the-floor, pop,” he said. “Put It Up” is the first Chris Brown x Rihanna collaboration since “Birthday Cake” and “Nobody’s Business,” which appeared on Rihanna’s seventh studio album, Unapologetic. The song is is pretty...more