Guess who decided to give those vocals a rest?
Yep, perhaps in realising the sound that springs from her mouth can at times give ‘nails on a chalkboard’ realness, last week saw Rihanna employ a backing vocal during her performance of ‘Pour It Up’ on the first night of her ‘Diamonds World Tour’.
Opting to execute a stripper friendly choreography instead of singing live, her serving of the song does make for an interesting watch, telling a number of tales on how many hours both she and team spent in rehearsing for the show.
Watch and weigh in below…
Though she gets an A for trying, the mechanical nature of her moves just proves that there isn’t much Riri is exceptional as an entertainer. For, while Paula danced and Mariah sang, Rihanna does…well…she does neither very well.
A little worrying, considering the tour’s forthcoming stadium dates will only highlight this fact more. So, until she does decide to give us something as impressive as her ‘Where Have You Been‘ set on ‘American Idol‘, we’ll press play and admire what’s below…
…and just because:
With these performances in mind, is it any wonder we remain uninspired by Rihanna’s robotic whine?