In many ways, Rihanna‘s story is somewhat of a Pop fairytale.
Plucked from Barbados in her mid teens, cut and polished by the fairy god fathers that were Jay Z and Jay Brown and released into the world- competing with the very acts her sound and style were drawn from.
6 albums strong and a plethora of #1 singles under her belt, it’s hard to deny her impact on pop, serving as Beyonce‘s greatest competition, despite the set back that is her lack of ‘discernible talent’.
However, for all her success, there are some who question the strength of her brand.Questioning how well she would fare if she took a year or so away from the spotlight.
For, while breaking her records is no easy feat, replacing her would be. This, some say is the reason for her ‘one LP a year’ strategy, which sees her force feed projects to the masses per annum.
So, for this reason: