On a talent tip, their skills couldn’t be any further apart-with one having lots of it and the other renowned for her lack of it.
However, perhaps down to the genius of Beyonce‘s husband Jay Z, Rihanna has become one of the world’s most Popular acts- joining Knowles’ to become the only two ‘black’ singers with unmatched notoriety.
Yes, while she is yet to score a #1 LP or match Knowles’ critical feats, the last four years have seen the pair pitted against each other- their sales scrutinized and compared- the ‘mentor/student’ relationship they were alleged to have had thrown into disrepute.
So now we ask:
Is Rihanna Beyonce’s Biggest Rival?
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