Hitmaker Talks New Rihanna Album

Published: Tuesday 2nd Mar 2010 by Sam

Our good friends over at Rap-Up.com recently caught up with hitmaker Sean Garret, who revealed more about Rihanna‘s forthcoming album – which he has been enlisted to work on. As previously reported, the popular model is set to release an entirely new LP this summer – less than a year after the release of the relatively successful ‘Rated R’. Check out what Garrett had to say after the jump…

According to Garrett, the project is already underway. “I got a record on Rihanna’s new album,” reveals the hitmaker. “She’s got some surprises.”

After a tumultuous 2009, the singer is back in a good place with her fifth studio album. “The record I gave her was very, very positive, very big. It’s a f*cking smash,” adds Garrett. “I gave her a humongous radio record. It’s just so infectious. It’s about getting past any drama and just being happy to be alive. It’s an encouraging record. It feels great and it’s got great tempo.”

Like some fans, he was surprised to hear the dark theme surrounding RiRi’s latest effort. “Whenever I think of Rihanna, it makes me happy. To be honest, I wasn’t really that excited about hearing her in a dark zone. I love Rihanna for being that girl… She’s like the lil’ fantasy chick—nice brown skin, beautiful woman with a Caribbean swagger that’s ridiculous.”

The man who’s penned hits for Beyoncé and Usher is confident his contribution will keep Rihanna at the top of the charts. “I made sure that it was bulletproof. It should be a single unless something crazy happens. It’s hot as fuck. I think it’s a record that’s gonna stay on the radio for a long time.”

Hmm. Besides the fact I’m often pessimistic about writers/producers gushing about tracks, only for them to turn out to be doo-doo, I can’t help but feel a little unnerved by the prospect of yet another Rihanna album so soon. It really doesn’t bode well for her credibility as an artist (the jokes write themselves) or the potential for her to become even more over-exposed.

That said, I guess when your label are funding your project at a loss, the only way out is to try and rush out new projects with the quickness to bring in the $$$. While there’s a small chance it may yield the dollars her label are hoping for (despite all her success, Ms Fenty still is yet to be a real ‘album seller’  – her forte being the less important ‘single’), it sure doesn’t make her look good next to her chart rivals. One need not look further than Beyonce, for example, who releases records every 2-3 years, avoiding over-exposure and giving folks a brief moment to miss her – hence heightening the importance of her records when she does release them. At this junction, I can’t see how shoving more RiRi down folks throats will benefit her cause. Still, never say never…

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  1. TJD March 2, 2010

    her stans will love this news, people like me who just like a few songs by her arent so excited. I hope def jam knows what they are doing. Rated R was just released! I dont get it. Artist like Rihanna cant afford to take a break. Because there is someone who is like her who is just waiting to replace her. She has too much competition to take an Hiatus. Thats why she has been releasing albums back to back.

    Good luck to her though. I hope this works out for her…

  2. hihihihihi March 2, 2010

    SAMA U ARE SOOOO NEGATIVE AND SUCH A BAD PERSON I JUST FEEL SAD FOR U BUT I KNOW DEPRESSE DBC US TILL HAVENT HAD YOUR COMIGN OUT BEING GAY AN DBEING INB LOVE TRENTIA SO ITS OK
    KARMA WILL GET U AKA IT DID WHEN JASON LAUGHED AT UR FANTASY BOY AHAHAHAHHAHAHA THATS WAS FDUUUUUUUUUUNNNY

    YES SHE SHOUDL WAIT 3 YESR SLIKE KELLY ROWLAND JANET JLO OR CIATA AND THEN FLOP

    BUT SHE WONT BC SHES HERE TO STAY

    SO STAY MAD BC YOUR VORING ARTISTS ARE FLOPPING

    RATED R STILL HAS MORE CIRTICAL ACCLAIM THAN JLO CIARA KELLY AND ANY BEYONCE ALBUM

    SO MUCH FOR YOU REAL ARTIST TALK

    STAY MAD STAY MAD STAY UGLY STAY NEGATIVE

    LIKE MONICA SAISD PEOPLE ARE SO JUDEGMENTAL AND UNFAIR

    SHE WAS TALKMING ABOUT U

    GOD WILL GIVE U WHAT U DESERVE BELIEVE IT

    AND PEOPLE AHTE UR EVERYWHERE ON ASOOO MANY SITE
    S

    PIECE OF CRAP

  3. Willy Wang March 2, 2010

    she looks EXACTLY THE SAME as T-Boz. I like T-Boz much better!

  4. sugar March 2, 2010

    I hope they have a collabo with chris brown

  5. TJD March 2, 2010

    lol @ sugar

  6. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ TJD

    I think they cant afford to continue promoting her so thats why they are still using whatever promo is left out there. I feel sorry for her, I mean she needs to relax a bit, otherwise r***** kemp will fly away with a new girl, maybe kei$ha, who knows…

  7. Ben March 2, 2010

    I remember this photo from the AMAs last year when I attended. Looks like the press room of the Nokia Theater. Anyway, I look forward to a more brighter Rihanna on this go-round. I couldn’t get with the whole X-Rated character she tried to pull off this time around, but I still like Little Rhia.

  8. Jace March 2, 2010

    im still just in shock that Def Jam is actually considering putting another album out so soon. Who is Rhianna? I have no clue!!! She still has not defined her artistry at all…Everything just seems so contrived, super edged up…she was a completely different artist when she first started…then went good girl gone bad and super edgy..then ridiculously dark…now she’s stepping back into the sunlight???? Its just really irritating when their are soooo many amazing artist, JAZMINE SULLIVAN, for one, and a list of others, who don’t get the push that they deserve because of physical attributes.. Not saying that Rhianna is talent-less…but by far one of the lesser talented artist in the music biz, to garner as much success as she has and continuing to stay in the spotlight…being fair skinned, and pretty really is an advantage in today’s society, and its a dangerous message to send to young girls around the world..

  9. TJD March 2, 2010

    I agree Jace.

    @ sugar hey you never know! Matt might want the next hot thing..and Ke$ha just might do it for him. Yall know Matt wants to get into the music biz right?

  10. stan March 2, 2010

    beyonce is “avoiding over-exposure”??? you must be HIGH if you think so. she may not come up with albums as often, but beyonce is in the same boat. she NEVER takes a break.

  11. Aunt Jackie March 2, 2010

    I’m super surprised they are seriously going to do this. Rated R came out in November, right? A new album 7 or 8 months later? Crazy.

    This album is pretty much done, so someone can stick a fork in it. But it looks desperate to release another album so soon. I’m hoping they release Cold Case Love, maybe Te Amo. I’ve just gotten familiar with those songs, and they are well-written and well-produced.

    I suppose people were so turned of by crazy/psycho/dark/angry/battered image that they really feel like they need to fix that up.

    I think the next album will be wildly successful if they go the up-tempo Rude Boy route. That’s where everyone else is at right now, and she needs to get with the pop program.

  12. cool chick March 2, 2010

    good because Rated R wasn’t good IMO and her label sees that as well
    She needs to stick with the sound that made her so famous in the first place. It wasn’t crap like ‘Hard’ and ‘Russian Roulette’. Look at how ppl are going crazy for Rude Boy, she needs to stick with that

  13. Nicky22 March 2, 2010

    BEYONCE NOT OVER-EXPOSED , HUH?????????????

    THATS WHAT EVERYONE AND THEIR MOMMA COMPLAIN ABOUT! LMAO

    IF SHE’S NOT RE-RELEASING HER ALBUM 4-5 X , SHE’S EITHER:

    IN A MOVIE
    IN A COMMERCIAL
    ON SOMEONE ELSES VIDEO OR SONG ( LADY GAGA , ALICIA)

    I LOVE HER, BUT SHE’S THE QUEEN OF OVER-EXPOSURE

  14. bambino March 2, 2010

    why y gotta bring beyonce into it for shes the most overexposed chick in the game! smh

  15. Nicky22 March 2, 2010

    Rihanna is bringing in the cash

    Rude boy smashing…Her album sales are increasing andflying up multiple charts.

    She also has a 30 date Europe tour that is selling out. More dates to he added in the us, asia and oceania

    homegirl is doing it

  16. Blasian March 2, 2010

    Call this album what it is a FLOP! It under performed badly and her record label knows it.

    Hater want Beyonce to take a break becuz they know whne she’s out ppl like Rihanna don’t have a chance in hell

  17. Blasian March 2, 2010

    Rihanna is a gimmick so she needs to put out an album back to back becuz if she takes a break its a rap, just like they did with

    Her First album not a Hit 2005
    2006 2nd album not a hit after months they was alreay working on GGGB since GGGB was a hit it Took Rihanna 2 Years to release a new album

    and Rated R wasn’t a hit album thats why her record label wants her back in the studio, If Def Jam knew this album was a HUGE hit it wouldn’t be no talk about a 5th album 3months after the release of Rated -R of course her stans don’t wanna believe this but the truth is the truth

  18. Aunt Jackie March 2, 2010

    @ Blasian

    I think it flopped numerically and in terms of people buying her image.

    But the critics were nice to her about this album (it’s debatable why) so I’m thinking she can rebound pretty easily once she aligns herself musically with the likes of Gaga and Ke$ha. As far as Beyonce, her pop sound is really unique to me because she does some more R&B, street songs for her core fans and then more poppy stuff. That woman is the queen of walking that line.

    I don’t think Rihanna did that very well this time around, mostly because of that wack image. She’ll recover…it’s Rihanna-Jam over there!

  19. Blasian March 2, 2010

    And plus her image being topless and naked on every mag cover doesn’t help. Thats how you know Rihanna doesn’t have any control over her career they don’t believe in her vision.

  20. ‘Ello March 2, 2010

    Y’all wonder why Beyonce is over exposed. Y’all always talking about her. Remember the song Say my Name destiny child. Well that song should have been a beyonce solo because thats all y’all do is Say her name say her name.

  21. LA Chiqk March 2, 2010

    YALL WISH IT FLOPPEDD!!! ALL I GOTTA SAY IS RUDE BOY is gonna be top 10 on Billboard Hot 100 this week (her 3rd from this album) and she’s dominating b/c this song will probably make top 5 and maybe even #1!! Go RiRi, keep showing these delusional idiots the truth 🙂

  22. monique March 2, 2010

    I LOVE RIR BUT THIS IS 2 MUCH…BESIDES I LIKED RATED R….AND HARD/RUDEBOY R 2 HAPPY SONGS…..I WISH SHE WOULD PUT OUT PHOTGRAPHS THAT SONG IS FIRE 2

  23. wtf March 2, 2010

    i know people say bey stans are dumb but rihanna fans take the cup…rudeboy number 1?? album flying of shelves??? dumbshits..the reason wy her label is putting out another album so soon is coz the so called selling album is not selling.. do rihanna stans have brains??? i mean how dumb can you be not to comprehend that…

    she will not be adding dates to her tour…that tour she has now will not sell out and this is in the uk where she does better…in america she will have crickets at her tour..

    i agree with the over exposure and the confusion they have created with all these images…the funny thing is critics pumped the album so much due to the def jam pay check now they have egg on their face..it will be interesting to see how the new album will be reviewed which will flop again…rihanna is in her last day!!! girl is done!!!

  24. Blasian March 2, 2010

    LA Chiqk

    The album is a big hit thats what Def Jam wants to put out a NEW album 3 months later after the release gosh how dumb can you get face the music the album is a flop

  25. Blasian March 2, 2010

    Has anyone every thought that maybe is not the music but it’s Rihanna! People are sick of her Non Talent b***. You go on Big Award Shows to prove yourself and she fails badly The AMA’s Def Jam knows this the egg is on their faces now

  26. Dave March 2, 2010

    I wish they’d replace her with a TALENTED ARTIST on THEIR ALBUM, like AMERIE!!! Who can stand on their own on stage, with & more importantly WITHOUT THEATRICS or the extra on stage *hence: band, light, show set*. The pumped all their promo into her, but slept on Amerie whose far talented & Rihanna still flopped. Call it what you want, her album sold something, but it was still a huge COMMERCIAL flop, hence: them doing a rush release of a completely different album months after the original was released. Just had to get that off my chest.

  27. Kyus93 March 2, 2010

    Oh, stop hating, I can’t wait for the new album! Rockstar 101 should be a single though!!!!!!!! WTF??? This is gonna be Breaking Dishes and Migrate all over again…

  28. mztique March 2, 2010

    well, let’s just hope and pray that def jam knows what they are doing this time around.

  29. ANNA March 2, 2010

    If Umbrella couldn’t save this over rated piece of crap why would another up tempo single do it? Umbrella was number one for numerous weeks before her Good Girl gone Bad album came out, but it sold something like 181,000 copies! Now that’s wack. She’s like flo rida a sinlges artist, I assume in the next 30 years no one will care for Rihannas music because it hasn’t artistic. Anyone can make hits but Can they achieve a masterpiece song?

  30. Blasian March 2, 2010

    Def Jam is in sooo deep water anyway that BOAT might go under so u better leave while you’re still above water

  31. Lioness March 2, 2010

    Back to the dance tracks she goes and where she will stay.

  32. LA Chiqk March 2, 2010

    you can call it a flop 40,000 times and it still is incorrect when you look at the facts… stop the delusion

  33. hihihihihi March 2, 2010

    DEAD AT AMERIE BEING TALTNED WITH HER THIN OFFKEY VOICE

  34. florida_girl March 2, 2010

    I’m sorry (not hating at all) Gaga has taken over the GGGB era…this chick has already sold 10 million WW and never changed her image not once….and this isn’t including Keisha…

    Def Jam really should wait before dropping another album so soon and if Rihanna is to be taken for her honsety , she said herself that if ppl didn’t like her new style she doesn’t give a f*uck yet her label is saying no f*uck you and u will go back to the GGGB formula because this is what sells…they are looking at the bottom line which is money not how she feels…

    *Sam or Trent* you guys should post the interview Lupe gave a few days ago about hip hop and not wanting to be like Jay making 400 million…really good interview…

  35. MushyLove_1992 March 2, 2010

    This album better be good. But I do agree with @Dave. I mean DefScam has talent right under their damn noses. Amerie, Mariah Carey. Why aren’t they spending all this time promoting their albums? What do they have to do to get as much attention as Rihanna does? I mean they might as well rename that label “Rihanna Jam” because thats exactly what it is. The REAL talented divas over there dont stand a chance. They might as well shop around for another label, or go back to the people they were with to begin with…

  36. Jermaine March 2, 2010

    I think some of ya’ll are ridiculous for talking negative about Rihanna the way you do. The truth is “Rated R” is not nearly as bad as some would like to make it out to be. AND TRUST THERE IS A REASON DEF JAM ISN’T PUSHING MARIAH SCARY, AMERIE, AND JAZMINE. Like it or not “RIHANNA” is a star, and she is far from over rated. I think people just love to hate on successful people. And lets be real “NOBODY” is selling albums like they use too.

    Def JAM had a plan for “Rihanna” from day one, and its because she releases albums so quickly that she had the most hits in the last decade. Def Jam understands that Rihanna is a “Singles” artist.

    Everybody gets their chance to shine so if you don’t like her then don’t buy her albums, but don’t down this women because she is a success. And big up’s to Def Jam for standing behind her even after Jay-Z left his post as president.

  37. Aunt Jackie March 2, 2010

    @ Jermaine…..

    Ummm Jazmine Sullivan’s album debuted at #1, and sold 480,000 copies so far….without much label support. So, why would they not push her?

    The answer is easy. MONEY. The reason they aren’t pushing artists like that is because THEY CAN MAKE MORE MONEY OFF OF CROSS OVER, TEENY BOPPER, TRENDY, FAD MUSIC than they can off of music that had a specific, core audience.

    It has nothing to do with TALENT and everything to do with MONEY.

    Def Jam’s plan for Rihanna was for her to make them loads of CASH. Whenever her image isn’t working, they would SWITCH IT UP and change up HER MUSIC as well.

    Most people don’t make comments about Rihanna simply because she is successful. They critisize her because her success is based largely on the amount of MONEY spent developing her IMAGE and STYLE. Doesn’t mean she doesn’t have some substance, ESPECIALLY in the eyes of her Fans (Shout out to the San-Fans haha!), but it does not negate the fact that much of her success is artificial.

    So the reason they aren’t pushing other artists is clearly MONEY, and much of Rihanna’s sucess is based on MONEY. That’s the common denominator. And I’m supposed to impressed because….why?

    Being critical of someone or the way someone is presented is NO being a hater or nasty. There is a HUGE difference between being critical and being a hater.

    Success does not equal talent, and neither does popularity. And I WILL NOT be impressed by anything other than talent in an industry that pretends to be based on it.

  38. phil_up March 2, 2010

    Honestly, Russian Roulette kind of left more of a sour taste in people’s mouths than a positive, it didn’t go with her mainstream, pop image.

    G4L was also a BIG mistake to have on her album as well.

    “Fire Bomb” and “Cold Case Love” can still be hits for her though.

    Say what you want about Bey but she is very accurate in giving her fans what they want musically and I am on the edge of my seat seeing what she comes up with next!

  39. Dham March 2, 2010

    “One need not look further than Beyonce, for example, who releases records every 2-3 years, avoiding over-exposure and giving folks a brief moment to miss her.”

    ARE YOU KIDDING? beyonce is the queen of overexposed. The girl is set to release an album this year also. When she’s not recording albums, she other people’s records and video. You’ve already got seperate post about her collabs with AK and Gaga. But never mind you’re a stan. A brief moment for you is two months tops.

  40. Blasian March 2, 2010

    Rihanna is putting a another album becuz this one flopped

  41. RIHANNA IS THAT CHICK March 2, 2010

    if rihanna is over-exposed than that b**** BEYONCE is in the same f****** boat…but these beyonce stans that are constantly licking her c*** and sucking her titties WOULDN’T know that because they got they head TOO far up her ass to see it….but chea…f*** the haters

    who cares if rated r flopped or not…she still killin’ ”em” right now and she still making that paper

  42. Jamaican Bouy March 2, 2010

    Rihanna went ahead of your herself with this one wiht Dark, edgy image, and i really didnt understand the need to be cursing on every track, it was just distracting!!!1 RR, Hard, Rude Boy, Rock Star, Stupid in love………….Everything is is crop!!!

    But another album so soon, its clear that Rihanna is a singles artiste and not a album artiste. She release like 5 singles and non crack the top 5 on the hot 100, pop or r&b chart. Not what LA Reid what thus the need for another album…………All the best!!!!

  43. eliza March 2, 2010

    people will get tired of rihanna shes gonna become overrated so i guess riri needs to let rated r shine she needs to release rock star 101 and firebomb &photographs than in 2011 spring release that 5th album

  44. X,Y,”and Z” March 2, 2010

    @Sam — Def Jam is throwing ‘good-money after bad-money’ is what they’re doing!

    I have NO-idea why this girl would get-up-on National TV, in front of 8 million, and ‘go-nuclear!’ …Did it “work” for Robin Givens when SHE did that to Mike Tyson? …And even now, Ms Givens says SHE regrets doing THAT!! ..”Going negative”, in these tough-times, CAN’T possibly work; why didn’t she “listen” to Susan Boyle? …Susan Boyle’s pre-sales numbers SHOULD have told Def Jam and, at the very-least, Rihanna, that “happy-endings” are, not-only, “a-public-want” – but a desperate-need!

    So we NOW hear ’bout Rihanna and the controversy ‘regarding her, and that now-deceased-girl’s mother; true or false, it’s just one-more-thing ‘the public’ has to digest – as far as – Rihanna. You see, Rihanna, NOW has the ‘cloud-of-suspicion’ ALREADY following her. This is why Matt Kemp and HIS-PAST….indiscretions/high-spiritedness made headlines: Rihanna is NOW TOXIC! …Don’t believe me? Well, just you WATCH CoverGirl: their actions speak louder than words – they’ll “tell you” ALL you need to know!

    If THIS – upcoming CD, of hers – isn’t any good, as far as sales, then she’s FINISHED! …Def Jam will SURELY drop-her, and so will Matt Kemp; by that time, we should expected to see Rihanna: “cutting-a-mean-rug” on Dancing with the stars! …And she’ll also, by said time, have ample time-to-regret throwing CBreezy under the bus…she’ll wonder, in her then, infrequent moments-of-clarity: “IF ONLY……!!”

    X,Y “and Z” — OUT!

  45. Lila March 2, 2010

    “She release like 5 singles and non crack the top 5 on the hot 100, pop or r&b chart.”

    @jamaican buoy

    What are you talking about? Her official singles, Russian Roulette and Hard, have been top ten hits. Rude Boy is #3 on itunes as we speak and will be Bilboard top ten soon enough, and that’s just in the US. We’re not even talking about the world charts where her singles have done even better. Rated R is in the top 20 on the Bilboard top 200 in the US and UK, despite the album having been released in November. For like the past month and half, she’s moved 50K plus albums a week. Sales were actually up last week, thanks to Rude Boy.

    This album is hardly a flop just because it hasn’t sold as many copies as GGGB. I don’t understand why the label would have her put out a new album either. This is one is selling just fine. If Def Jam is really that serious, they should just re-release it with new material 5 times like Beyonce.

  46. TJD March 2, 2010

    lol @ “cutting a mean rug on Dancing with the stars”

    you are now responsible for my death because THAT KILLED ME LMAOOOO

  47. Nixon March 2, 2010

    To be quite honest everyone on this site excluding those who actually come to get music news,are nothing but haters.

    That includes the piece of s*** owners Sam & Trent.

    Each and every single one of yall hatin cuz you know “Rude Boy” is going to do big things for her and her album.

    It’ll deffinately peak interest.

    Why do you think that s*** climbed umm what is it 43 spots to 23 and was the highest chart gainer and had the most radio spins.

    Hahaha you see the facts right in front of your faces and yet you still hate.

    Top 5 is a given and when and if she does make to #1 I will be on this site to clown on you all because you’d probably go on to say Billboard made some wierd mistake right?

    Damn yall are ignorant as f***.

    Go eat up some more stanky Bey bush.

    Nothin againts her cuz Beyonce’ is cool but she aint all that.

    Homegirl Britney Spears can sell more records than that b****.

    bet I’ll have the facts if any one of you try to come at me crazy.

    I got you lames,trust and believe.

  48. Nixon March 2, 2010

    @Aunt Jackie.

    B**** sit yurr ass down.

    what you know grl?

    yah homegirl jazmine DID NOT debut at #1 make it #6 trick.

  49. samantha March 2, 2010

    If This album is so good why release a new one so fast? Her stans are worst than Beyonces

  50. samantha March 2, 2010

    @nixon how much does you get paid by rihanna.Stop catching feelings on the internet.

  51. YouPutTheLimeInTheCoconut March 2, 2010

    X,Y,”and Z”
    March 2, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    “Def Jam will SURELY drop-her, and so will Matt Kemp; by that time, we should expected to see Rihanna: “cutting-a-mean-rug” on Dancing with the stars! …”

    She’ll be gone the first week, mark my words!

  52. Nixon March 2, 2010

    @SaMANtha.

    more than your bitchass.

    hahaha.

    Shut it down.

    You think ima back down from you trick.

    Keep rappin.

    I LOVE it.

  53. Nixon March 2, 2010

    “Stop catching feelings on the internet?”

    really b**** wtf is that.

    make no sense at all.

    You gotta come alot harder than that if you want me to back down.

  54. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ X Y & Z I was wondering where you were today? hahahaha

    Your comments: And she’ll also, by said time, have ample time-to-regret throwing CBreezy
    under the bus…she’ll wonder, in her then, infrequent moments-of-clarity:
    “IF ONLY……!!”

    X,Y “and Z” — OUT!

    If this ever happens, then she will go to back to Chris, cry a little, and before you know it they are back together again. Im glad they are separated cause Chris was mixing business and pleasure, good thing is Chris appreciates his fans even more now.

    Go Chris go – M listening to I need this

  55. FREE March 2, 2010

    Do we really needs to bring Beyonce’s annoying a** in every Rihanna goat in heat sounding a** posts?
    Rated R may have been Rihanna’s first week biggest seller, but lets face it flopped. DEF JAM lying to the public saying it sold 2.5 million when in reality it only sold 1.6 million.
    People on here defending rihanna’s singing abilities when the same people know rihanna is a product. she has zero singing abilities, zero stage presence, zero dancing abilities.
    Deft jam can release another album all they want, that ish gonna flopped like a motha.
    cause what else does rihanna has to bring to the table beside a nice body and pretty face.
    what else can the bish do to promote her next album..is she gonna release a s** tape..cause we already seeing that bish buck naked…
    the bish got nothing else to leave to the imagination.

  56. Symone March 2, 2010

    Def Jam is releasing this project to try to recoup the millions they lost on her…..

  57. FREE March 2, 2010

    I donno why people keep saying RATED R is a bad album. its actually a good album. the wrong artist released it thats y it flopped.
    selling 1.6 mil in 3 months is flopping compare to other unknown artist who are selling 2.4 mil in less than a month.
    yall wanna bring beyonce into this..beyonce would never release sorry a** numbers like that. even her worst album sold 400 k in the first week, and that s*** is still selling.
    am soory stan bday and I am that sasha fierce crap , was garbage, but its still selling. cause the bish brings more to the table beside showin her naked a** in every magazine that say spread them.

  58. FREE March 2, 2010

    rihanna was DEF JAM cash cow, they thought they hit the jackpot with her. but hell isnt they trying to fire LA Reid for not promoting the real talent out there.
    they lost millions promoting that girl, they thought that beat down ws gonna make the album platinum in the U.S.

  59. Aunt Jackie March 2, 2010

    @ Nixon….

    The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart and in the same week debuted at number six on the Billboard 200.

    Sooooo WOMP WOMP!

  60. Aunt Jackie March 2, 2010

    Oh, I was talking about Jazmine Sullivan’s #1 debut on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart and in the same week a number six on the Billboard 200.

    That’s all without having a manufactured, multi-million dollar image and boobies hanging all over the place (not that, that is a necessarily bad thing!)

    Sooooooooooooooooooooo Once again NIXON, shot out to you, Stan-Fan…you are truly dedicated.

  61. Lila March 2, 2010

    Does anyone have any actual PROOF that Def Jam lost money promoting Rihanna, or is that just something haters are saying? How are they losing money if her singles sell millions of downloads apiece worldwide? Worldwide sales of Russian Roulette exceeded 2 million in downloads alone, but Def Jam is losing money on Rihanna? Come again?

    Isn’t Lady Gaga slated to release a new album months after “The Fame Monster”? Didn’t Gaga’s first album come out months before “The Fame Monster”? Did Lady Gaga’s releasing “The Fame Monster” months after “The Fame” mean that her label was losing money?

  62. Lila March 2, 2010

    @Sugar

    Rihanna didn’t throw Fist Brown under the bus. He did that himself. Her albums were selling more than his before he assaulted her, and nothing’s changed.

  63. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ Lila,

    those were not my words, XYZ’s I just quoted him.

  64. JCP March 2, 2010

    I am so glad she is working on a new album. The sooner, the better.

    Rated-R is a very underwhelming album and not very interesting. The album fell short of my expectations, but I am highly anticipating her follow-up efforts. I hope she comes back hard with the up-tempo club bangers.

    I am willing to forgive the travesties of the whole Rated-R dark somber slutty era if she comes back with an album that builds on the strengths of Good Girl Gone Bad.

    Good luck Rihanna!

  65. X,Y “and Z” March 2, 2010

    @Lila you DON’T “discount a hot-selling product”; now do-you? ….That’d be defying-the- basic-laws of Free-Market Economics and that’s just-what Def Jam DIDN’T do when they sold her CD for $.99!

    After all of her previous Cd releases, before “Rated-R” which got loads of radio-play and Billboard “chart-topping” status, when time CAME to sell the CD – Def Jam couldn’t! This was why Def Jam wanted to drop her; this is why they’d NOT fund her videos; she had to come-up-with some “creative-financing” to get the “Disturbia” video done! …After all of those supposed CD sales/Touring, and she ONLY had $20K in HER bank account? …If that story was/is false, then WHY is SHE not-suing her previous money-manager? …Now if that said money-manager had done something ‘shady,’ then why no law suit – seeking damages? …Cause she WAS telling the truth, that’s why!!!

    ….Why isn’t she suing those two LAPD officers/City of Los Angeles – who sold her picture to TMZ? There’s NOTHING more-motivating to – A City/Municipal Agencies/Divisions – than having to shell-out cash, in law-suits they’ve lost! …If Rihanna WERE to sue the LAPD, her immediate money-concerns would-be-soon a distant-memory! …What I’m trying to say is that she’d be guaranteed a victory, in such a suit brought against the LAPD!
    …But, therein lies the riddle: “Why isn’t Rihanna suing the LAPD?” …Cause she doesn’t want the real-story, ’bout what REALLY happened in THAT CAR on Feb 8th 2009, to come out; she’s “comfortable” with the world looking at CBreezy with ‘suspicion-and-distrust.’

    Rihanna, as I’ve said, “rode-the-tiger” and she misused, squandered and ‘was- neglectful-of’, an opportunity presented, but once-in-a-lifetime!!

    Def Jam is releasing this, upcoming CD, “this-soon,” after “Rated-R”, cause THEY’LL NOT SPEND ANY ON IT!” I’m sure L.A. REID’s coming-departure from Def Jam has something to do with it, I’m also-sure Def Jam is NOW-questioning HER marketability; this now – THEIR “immediate-and-pressing concern!”

    …The ‘clock-is-ticking’ on Ms Fenty, if there EVER was a time for her to “Step-up”, it is NOW! But to “remove the cloud of Feb 8th/09” is to remove her visibility: NO TOXICITY – NO RIHANNA; after -all, she IS T-H-E “Good Girl” ,who done-now, “Broke-Bad”, no?

  66. mez March 2, 2010

    Same s*** different day from this site…. thank God Rihanna does not depend on any you to breathe

  67. X,Y,”and Z” March 2, 2010

    @Lila — March 2, 2010 at 5:41 pm

    >>Rihanna didn’t throw Fist Brown under the bus. He did that himself. Her albums were selling more than his before he assaulted her, and nothing’s changed.

    Lila, even TMZ, her loudest-supporters said SHE was the Aggressor and Instigator, in THAT car, on Feb 8th 09; after reading a booty-call text message sent by some woman, he had a previous relationship with!

    You “Rihanna-stans” refuse-the-truth, even-when placed before you: If Rihanna didn’t start-the-drama, they’d have been NO-DRAMA! …It’d have “been something” FOR HER – to “own-up” to HER-PART of the ‘happenings’ in that car on Feb 8th!
    …But ALAS – the lies and ATTEMPTED character-assassination: “He had no soul in his eyes when he was hitting me!” But Rihanna had HIS cell phone, in-her-hands, when SHE was – going upside HIS head with it – before, “s*** really kicked-off”, now didn’t/wasn’t she?
    I wonder if Rihanna had that no-soul look in HER EYES, when SHE was busting-bottles, upside HER brother’s head? …There seems to be a “reoccurring-theme” here: Rihanna get’s mad, and reaches for a weapon; she’s a violent, anti-social, menace who is ONLY concerned with-her-own self-aggrandizement: the perfect narcissist!

  68. Symone March 2, 2010

    @ Aunt Jackie………I totally agree with you

    Jazmine Sullivan is a REAL singer and the fact that Rihanna Stans have the nerve to compare her talent to Rihanna is absurd to say the least…………..It tells me they have never heard Jazmine sing because no SANE person would compare the two.Rihanna sounds like someone singing under water while Jazmine voice echoes through the galaxies.

    I am a music fan and I like real talent.I am not a person that is fooled by a wanna be model parading as a singer. I totally resent the clownish acting and looking Rihanna being lifted up as if she has skills when it comes to singer.My dog can sing better than Rihanna and that is not saying much at all…….

  69. X,Y,”and Z” March 2, 2010

    @MEZ — But she does; oh yes, she does: “Where them bloggers at – where they at – where they at?

    Mez, if “we” WEREN’T-getting-to-her, she’d have disregarded, and-been-mindless-of-us, A LONG TIME AGO; MEZ, this is a new-day: Yesterday, the power of the press; Today, the POWER OF THE BLOG! Rihanna cares, Def Jam cares and “Brand-Rihanna” also-too cares!

    …And SO do you! If you didn’t, you’d NOT have any to say — womp-womp!!

  70. X,Y,”and Z” March 2, 2010

    @Symone — And if WE could teach your dog to walk backwards with it’s tail-held-high, we could market it as a “Rihanna-twin!” I mean, both b****** sure do like to “show their a**,” NO?

    Of course I’d want my ‘nominal 20% fee’ for management and such – you know how it goes: it’s called a recession!

  71. Symone March 2, 2010

    @ Mez…….Yet you’re here as well……

    Just as Rihanna doesn’t depend on us to breathe,we also don’t depend on her to breathe either,so YOUR POINT is what exactly?……You Rihanna Stans are just a hateful crowd who like Rihanna think the world is centered on Rihanna,just as she seems to think.

    I feel sorry for you Rihanna Stans going from site to site trying to make neutral sites into pro Rihanna sites. Get used to the FACT that everyone will not worship the human being name Rihanna nor do we have to just because you Rihanna Stans do.Now go along and get your oxygen tank and catch some breaths…….

  72. Symone March 2, 2010

    @ X,Y,”and Z”…….You are hillarious but I must say you are the truth! Yes my dog definitely like to show his a** just as that no talent Rihanna does.

  73. Symone March 2, 2010

    Rihanna cares what “we bloggers” think because she knows that many of us are not fooled by her because we know she abused her brother and she abused Chris on several occasions,he just hit her back last year.The media knows it too,it’s just a matter of time as to when they will do a 360 on her no singing b***.Rihanna is a total fool if “she really is stupid enough to believe THE MEDIA supports her”…….

    Rihanna doesn’t have a REAL fan base.All she has are a bunch of abused women and some men with unresolved issues.Whites that have supported her will not be LOYAL to her because she is not talented nor is she WHITE………………Rihanna has no real Black base.Meanwhile Chris has many fans of all backgrounds that realizes his TALENT and they realize that he is GIMMICK FREE. Chris just had a concert in Tucson and he tore the house down.Infact Chris biggest gimmick was Rihanna and he no longer has to nor does he want to deal with that PROP!

  74. Jace March 2, 2010

    I feel bad for the girl..To be revered for your talent is something to appreciate, but to be praised for changing your hair color every month, painting your nails black, and wearing overly priced designer clothes with spikes on them seems a bit superficial and empty….A contrived, talent lacking artist being mastered by a money hungry music label equals the success of Rhianna…Its sad that so many mindless consumers buy into the gimmick of an artist as Rhianna, who has such grace….or lack thereof…smh

  75. newsflash haters March 2, 2010

    I for one love rated r, and would love to see it stick around a little bit longer. She needs to release some of my favorites like Firebomb, Photographs, and stupid in love. WHen those are out of the way, then I may be open to something new. For now I’m enjoying rated r too much. ANywayz ri ri can do whatever she wants, she has earned her dues, if new artist GAGA could release her fame monster less than a year after her orginal which only sold 46,000 the first week, I don’t see why rihanna can’t do the same. If its good for the goose, it ought to be good for the gander right?

  76. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ X Y X

    chris still loves her…. thats why he made all those nice songs for her… so if all fails he wont mind taking her back. they were cute together too. you will c.

  77. FREE March 2, 2010

    Mmm so far Lady’s Gaga ” THE FAME AND THE FAME MONSTER “, has sold 10 million in counting world wide..combine.
    so for the person who says lady gagas second album sold bout 50k in the first week.. where do u get ur fake news from? the fame monster sold bout 174k in the first week,
    it already went platinum in the u.s
    rihanna on the other hand sold 181k in the first week, in yet the bish cant even get platinum in the U,S for s***. why do u stan constantly compare lady gaga to rihanna?
    yes rihanna went platinum over seas, but some of these countries consider selling 20k platinum…
    u stans bring up that lady gaga released 2 albums back to back. yall forget it was suppuse to be re released of the fame album, yet she sold it s a double disc.
    so it dont count..

  78. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ FREE

    yes rihanna went platinum over seas, but some of these countries consider selling 20k platinum…

    THAT WAS FUNNY

  79. X,Y”and Z” March 2, 2010

    @Sugar — BEFORE her, now-infamous, 20/20 interview…’maybe’; but NOW? …HELL NO! …She was all-ready to testify against him – ’nuff said! How do you stand-by and watch the world ‘tear-down’ someone you “supposedly love(d)”, and NOT say-a-word, ESPECIALLY when YOU’RE to blame?

    NOPE, so-sorry – won’t happen; and IF-it-does, he’s gonna see “just-how-cold”, this world CAN become! …Meaning: if you think folks turned-their-backs-on-him now, just you wait till, ‘if-and-when’ – he does something as-stupid-as THAT!

    That boy ain’t gonna disappoint nobody, no-more; especially himself: he’s gonna move-on with HIS-life, i.e., find-himself a nice NEW girl and live HIS life, in peace-and-love – end of story!

    X,Y “and Z” — OUT!

  80. B Stan March 2, 2010

    Rihanna is becoming a has been quickly def jam can release another cd this summer but that does not mean ppl will buy it

    Rihanna has been out too long to have not gone platinum yet. Def jam is pissed and La Ried head is on the chopping block for putting so much money into Rihanna cd when she clearly can’t sell alot of CDs

    Rihanna used to b def jam cash cow but Justin bieber is doing better than her the over reached with her I bet they won’t put that much money in her next project cuz they know they won’t recoup it.

    Being pretty will only get u so far look at jlo she just got dropped that will b Rihanna in a few years

  81. Truthwillprevail March 2, 2010

    well if this one is positive, I will support her on it. I just think its too soon for another album. But she has done this in the past, and it worked..so go ahead Rihanna, Do what’s best for you. ..aint nobody mad but the haters.

  82. sugar March 2, 2010

    @ XYZ
    I thought that was just a rumor but it kinda makes sense now… she kept quite about it. Chris has his mom, so maybe she is in charge (which is very good) instead of trusting everybody with your $$$. I hope she has invested in Barbados.

  83. YouPutTheLimeInTheCoconut March 2, 2010

    @Free, The Fame Monster is Gold, not Platinum in the US.

  84. wtf March 3, 2010

    ID RELEASE ANOTHER ALBUM FAST TOO IF THIS WAS MY 4TH ALBUM AND I STILL COULDNT REACH NUMBER ONE ON THE CHARTS AND GO GOLD IN A WEEK AFTER PLAYING THE VICTIM FOR 9 MONTHS. I GUESS THAT RIHANNA REIGN JUST WONT START THE F*** UP LOL

  85. hihihihi March 3, 2010

    F*** U H***

    CHRI SBROWN DCNAT SING WITH HSI BREATHY 5YEAR OLD SOUNDIGN VOICE

  86. Lila March 3, 2010

    @B Stan

    Rated R is certified platinum and has been out the same amount of time as The Fame Monster which is certified gold. I think summer would be too soon for a new album as well, because her team hasn’t milked this product for what its worth. It still has great singles that haven’t been released. Her album sales were up last week, and a re release of Rated R ala The Fame Monster or GGGB Reloaded would be an added revenue stream. But at the end of the day, no date has been set in stone for this new album, so for now, talk of a new project is just that, talk.

    And I’m still waiting for someone to actually prove that Rihanna’s label is losing money off of her

    @xyz

    TMZ reports are not used as evidence in the court where Chris was convicted and sentenced. Using an argument or drama as cause for assualt is, like you, ignorant and vile. Maybe in your dellusional world, disagreeing with a man (“starting drama”) is cause for him to beat you, but in the court of law, and the civilized world, it isn’t . Hence Brown’s conviction. Brown has not only testified but repeatedly said in his thousands of apologetic interviews that Rihanna didn’t hit him. Chris plead guilty and was convicted. Rihanna doesn’t have to assasinate Brown’s character. He did that himself when he was stupid enough to assault Rihanna, and now he’s paying the price commercially and critically. If you are female, I hope no man ever hits you the way Brown beat Rihanna, and I hope that the people around you don’t blame you for getting beat because you argued with a man or “started drama.”
    Kindly grow up and read something other than TMZ and the like. Rihanna’s still selling, whether you like it or not.

  87. Lila March 3, 2010

    “….That’d be defying-the- basic-laws of Free-Market Economics and that’s just-what Def Jam DIDN’T do when they sold her CD for $.99! ”

    @xyz

    oh, you mean the Amazon black friday week promo? Of course, if you actually knew anything about economics, price elasticity, and demand, you’d know that discounting products can and does increase sales, and it did. Amazon sold more Rihanna albums than it did without the promo and brought additional traffic to its sight, because the typical Rihanna customer wouldn’t shop her album on Amazon. Ri’s customers are more likely to shop the album on itunes or at a box retailer. Either way, that promo lasted for three days, and Rihanna only sold 10K albums with that promo. How does that account for the other 260K worldwide she sold during her debut week? Can you please try harder?

    “Mez, if “we” WEREN’T-getting-to-her, she’d have disregarded, and-been-mindless-of-us, A LONG TIME AGO; MEZ, this is a new-day: Yesterday, the power of the press; Today, the POWER OF THE BLOG! Rihanna cares, Def Jam cares and “Brand-Rihanna” also-too cares! ”

    If you’re so powerful, how come Graffiti isn’t charting? All the posts from sam and trent praising Chris Brown and all the posts disrespecting Rihanna still haven’t stopped Rated R from selling more albums and having more hit singles, than he. Me think you doth profess too much.

  88. sugar March 3, 2010

    WHILE YOU GUYS ARE ARGUING HERE, SOMEONE IS SUING HER

    Rihanna’s Hot Body at the Center of a Legal War

    Posted Mar 3rd 2010 2:13AM by TMZ Staff

    Rihanna’s incredible physique is the subject of a nasty legal battle — and it’s all because the singer allegedly didn’t pay her personal trainer for a few days worth of work.

    The trainer — Cindy Percival — filed the lawsuit against Rihanna in L.A County Superior Court last week, claiming the singer owes her $26,144.14 in unpaid wages from 2009.

    In the lawsuit, Cindy claims she was hired to perform “exclusive personal training services” for Rihanna for $1,500 per day — but never got a check for a couple of weeks of work between September and October.

    Cindy is also asking for $2,644.14 in travel expenses — because she claims she had to travel all over Europe to meet up with Rihanna … to make her bend, stretch, pump and sweat in person … which really should be payment enough.

    No comment from Rihanna’s people.

  89. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    @AUNT JACKIE

    You have way too much time on your hands to be up on a blog all day confronting people that don’t share your views.

    Like I said, the “Jazmine” chick… She may be talented but trust she is NOT a “Household Name” and Rihanna is. Sorry to inform u on that babygirl. And im sorry but 450,000 is “HOrrible” album sales. Thats not even Gold yo.lol

    Anyways like I said… Def Jam is making made money off of Rihanna and thats why they continue to promote her, and release her albums.

    Last i checked “Rated R” is platinum.

    I think these blogs have really exposed people with “mental illness”, because why would you hate on someone you don’t know personally??? Thats sick! Like I said if you choose not to like a particular artist thats okay. But don’t take it to the level of “insanity” by downing a particular just because you don’t enjoy their brand of music.

    Folks… “Get A LIFE” because Rihanna is laughing all the way to the bank.

  90. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Lila –It’d help if you were to “escape your self-made delusional, one-dimensional reality” and become reacquainted with 3D-humanity! …CBrown has NEVER said, that Rihanna did NOT hit him, the MOST he’s said: “Out of respect to that young lady he won’t say anything!”
    …As a matter of a fact, if YOU go and listen to HIS interview with Big Boy, you’ll hear and see – out of HIS ‘VERY-OWN’ MOUTH, WITH YOUR ‘VERY-OWN’ EYES, him say: “I wasn’t the only-one “carrying-on” in that car!”

    So please! …Stop with YOUR lies, hysterics, melodrama and tragic-comedy!

    As far as, “Graffiti” charting? …It did, “Graffiti” went #1 on Billboard’s R&B, #3 Digital albums and #7, in it’s first weeks release, for top 100 albums – FOR THAT WEEK!

    …Now, as I’ve said, you DON’T discount a HOT-SELLING PRODUCT/SERVICE, you discount it to ONLY ‘drum-up’ sales! Why discount ANYTHING, if you’re MAKING money with it? If the price is, at-the-very-least, supported by demand, why-in-the-world, would you wanna discount it? That, “flies-in-the-face”, of every Principle/Law of Free-Market/Laisse-faire Economics EVER conceived! …Prices are set, in the “free-market”, by the “relativity” between/of supply and demand; and where the two meet, there you have your price; cast, or thrown-into-the-mix is the ‘realization-of-diminishing returns’ – and you thought we couldn’t ‘get-enough’ of Rihanna, ‘eh?

    Cont….

  91. shanny March 3, 2010

    @lila lmaoo whats gonna happen when cb releases what i do, pass out, i love u feat ester dean, wait ft trey songz and famous girl his album sales gonna go up those hits are definitely hot i mean after rude boy she only got rockstar101 and firebomb in addition his album is almost gold with NO Promotion i cant transform ya went platinum cb hasnt been releasing his singles that easy or done promo hes taking his time and he might re lease when the movie takers come out and im not even hating cause riri right now is on top of the game but dont throw shade at cb his trying to recover his career which is doing reasonably well

  92. flyboi March 3, 2010

    @ lila No boo, she’s at 700k sold in the US , 1.6M+ Worldwide

  93. X,Y”and Z” March 3, 2010

    con’t –

    You see, some of CBreezy’s fans, if NOT most, were in hiding; there was doubt surrounding Cbreezy, doubt placed there by-the-likes-of Rihanna, Jay Z, Oprah and certainly Harvey Levin (TMZ)!

    Let us NOW examine each, of-and-in, their OWN merit:

    *Rihanna is a liar, it’s just as plain and simple as one can put it. Rihanna went-in on Chris AFTER she read that Booty Call Text message – RIHANNA STARTED THE DRAMA – you can keep YOUR head firmly-wedged-in-the-sand – but the ‘truth IS the truth’: Rihanna started the drama, in THAT car, on Feb 8th/09!
    Why would TMZ lie ’bout that? …After all, weren’t THEY her biggest supporters and his, even BIGGER hater/detractor/skeptic/critic? Sure they were and sure they are!

    What most believe to be her statement, as to what occurred, on that afternoon in THAT CAR, was NOT in that Cell Phone Warrant/Police Record! …The “happenings” of that evening can be found in her ACTUAL statement to the cops – the one SHE signed! Rihanna didn’t sign that Cell Phone Warrant/Police Record; NO-one but for the detective/investigator asking for the warrant, and the judge who grants it, can sign such a document – PERIOD!

    …The LAPD investigators, after reading Rihanna’s statement, called HER the AGGRESSOR and INSTIGATOR in THAT CAR on Feb 8th/09! TMZ leaked, the day she was to testify against CBreezy that yes, it was SHE who WAS the Aggressor and Instigator! She repeatedly hit CBreezy – WHILE HE WAS DRIVING – and it wasn’t till after, such-time, did HE retaliate!

    Why did CoverGirl, after seeing that SHE was to testify, stop running her commercials? When the world thought that the events of that afternoon, were-as-told, in that Cell Phone warrant, it was all-good; so what was it, about her testifying, that scared CoverGirl so- much, that they wanted to distance-themselves from her? The ONLY answer: the TRUE-happenings of THAT evening were NOT-told in THAT Cell Phone Warrant, but in HER actual statement, the one, she’d have had to rehash on the witness stand; the one that said that SHE wasn’t in a “relationship” during, or about, Feb 8th, but that SHE and he weren’t together; she got jealous, repeatedly hit him and thus told the happenings of Feb 8th/09 between them in THAT car!

    *Jay Z – I have no-doubt that Jay Z is in-league/in-bed with TMZ! Tell me, when have YOU EVER heard/read a story that cast Jay Z or Beyonce, in-bad-light, on TMZ? Jay Z recently has gotten into some drama, of HIS very-own; said legalities could-result-in serious legal repercussions and even-more serious-monetary loss; but there wasn’t – not a word – said ’bout such on, or reported by, TMZ…..Why? …Do y’all not find that, just the slightest-bit curious? Allegation-after-allegation have been hurled against, not only Jay Z, but also Beyonce, and yet-still, not a peep ’bout it on TMZ…..the silence is deafening!

    We have Jay Z, the self-admitted X-Crack dealer who sold drugs to pregnant women and school- aged children; who is seen, on video, assaulting a black girl in South Africa – yet still, said is forgiven; somehow, HIS past transgressions are ALL forgotten! …No-such kindness for CBreezy, after-all, he’s NEVER gotten into ANY trouble in HIS past, why should HE be forgiven, as a 19 y/o?

    *Oprah – Well, what can’t be said ’bout Oprah? She was-once a serious reporter who COULD HAVE brought enlightenment-to-the masses (much in the way Phil Donahue did) but ALAS: “You get a car – you get a car and you get a car!” We’ve all NOW-seen Oprah and her condemnation of CBreezy; and her unwavering, blind and unconditional support for/of Rihanna. But, when ‘put-to-the-test’, SHE showed, just how much of a hypocrite and “spineless-savant” – SHE WAS/IS: she booked Bebe Winans on HER SHOW, but ONLY after, none-other-than, TMZ called-HER-out, she-THEN, dropped-him and terminated ALL affiliation with him. If she’d have stood-up to TMZ, and had Bebe on her show, we’d all have had hope, that she’d THEN would have been compelled to forgive and “readmit” CBreezy into-the-fold; but, yet-again, all-reason here-too: dashed!

    *TMZ – I’ve saved the best-for-last: TMZ, KNOWINGLY, purchased illegally obtained evidence to be used in a case regarding domestic abuse/battered women – a more certain ‘moral-turpitude’, I can’t imagine! So not only did they KNOWINGLY buy illegally obtained goods, and made it public, via their web site and TV show, but they also fed-the-flames-of-racism! Harvey Levin is a Republican, he’s a Right-Wing Homosexual Republican; yes, I know, a contradiction-in-terms, but ,never-the-less, true!
    …You see, the attack-on CBreezy wasn’t an attack on HIM – PER SE – no! It was an attack of/on Barack. What other-image, or likeness-of, was there in the public domain? What other more-vulnerable public figure could be used – as proxy – THAN “a Chris Brown” circa Feb 8th/09? Not-a-one! …So Barack had to be taken-down, a peg-or-two, and the attack, if-not-destruction-of CBreezy, would be the vehicle to carry-out said, well-rehearsed, deeply-felt yet decidedly-evil plan!

    …And you don’t think TMZ is racist? …I present Charlie Sheen as prime example! It is NOW reported that Charlie Sheen’s X-wife, Denise Richards, said that HE pushed her to the ground, WHILE SHE WAS HOLDING THEIR INFANT CHILD IN HER ARMS! Did TMZ sound-the-drum of moral-indignation? ..Did they show any moral-outrage, at this obviously-reprehensible and disgusting act of abuse? …NO! As a matter of a fact, Charlie Sheen’s ratings for HIS show NEVER dipped ONE BIT! …So reports Neilsen Ratings!

    …”Too much of a conspiracy” you’ll say; oh really? Harvey Levin is/was brilliant at sensing the “pulse of the public’s condition!” …After all, the ebb-and-flow, of the tide of the public’s wants-and-needs, via the barometer, placed in the public’s psyche called TMZ “is his” and his alone, no?; after a time, it’s “wag-the-dog”: the taste-tester becomes the taste-maker!

    …In finality, “Feb 8th Chrianna” could ONLY have grew wings, as-it-did, but only had it NOT been for the underlying racism and revelation that we NOW have, as the 44th President, a man of color – an African American: Barack Obama!!

  94. LAMEZ March 3, 2010

    HELLO,

    Rihanna is know for releasing albums close together. Remember her sophomore album was released only like 8 months after her debut album! So this is nothing new, she and her label like to release at least an album a year, and with much of the so-so tracks offa ‘Rated R’ I’m fine with moving onto something more
    ‘GGGB’ like!!

    BRING IT ON!

  95. X,Y”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Sugar — Woo!!! But she’s making soo-much bank; well according to stans like “Jermaine”, she’s “laughing all the way to the bank!” Maybe “Jermaine” or “Lila” are NOW wondering if they, as Def Jam/Camp-Rihanna staffers, will NOW get-paid?

    …But Sugar, that ain’t nothing for ‘our-Ri Ri’ to worry ’bout; she’ll have-a-little-visit with L.A. Reid; a secret-rendezvous with Jay Z, THEN her accounts will be current! …That’s why God gave Ri Ri a p****: to keep her check-book balanced!

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  96. sugar March 3, 2010

    @ XYZ
    you never seize to amaze me (bear hug from all of us)

    Oprah & Tyra: Nobody cares about them anymore, we know they used CB for more ratings, too bad it didnt work for Tyra (her show is closing down) and neither of them is commenting on Naomi campbell who is worse than CB.

  97. sugar March 3, 2010

    I am not sure if chris wrote any songs on his new album, coz many songs are HAWT, does anyone know if he will be coming to Canada. I heard through TMZ that he will be touring soon, (something like the judge granted him permission)

  98. Truthwillprevail March 3, 2010

    x,y, and z…u NEED to be a lawyer, I actually READ everything you posted in ur last post….I can honestly say , you have alot of points that I often think are overlooked. It has alot to do with MONEY, POWER, AND RESPECT…don’t for one sec. think Jay z is as “worshipped” as he thinks he is JUST BECAUSE he can rap well..puhleeze…MONEY talks…that’s all I gotta say. ..and his beloved Wife, has about the same respect as he does..why?..Money.

    For the LOVE of money, is the root to ALL evil.

  99. niki March 3, 2010

    i have never in my life seen to women get as much hate as beyonce and rhianna. but yall just love jasmine, kelly, monica and other non selling singers so much. dont get me wrong i love them to, but why do these two ladies have to be b******, s**** and h***. all i can say is those other chics better not blow up 2 much, because they will be hated on to. that swhy we as a people cannot get anywhere, because we don’t like seeing each other grow. and the sad part is its the black blogs other than perez hilton that promote the hatred. i like feeding my soul with positive energy. this is just ridiculous.

  100. FREE March 3, 2010

    the fame sold 8 million worldwide
    the fame monster sold 2 mill world wide
    sorry rihanna stans the fame monster did go platinum..
    1 million is consired platinum in the u.s

  101. FREE March 3, 2010

    considered

  102. FREE March 3, 2010

    now what album alone has rihanna sold 8 million copies to?
    lady gaga just became famous in late 2007 early 2008..yet the bish has 1 record wo sold 8 million copies world wide.
    rihanna being in this game since late 2004, early 2005.. yet it took 3 albums 10 sell 12 million.
    bish still has zero stage presence, still cant dance for s***, her singing has improve a little, I cant lie..lol
    common people its being 5 yrs since shes being in this game..and yet she still perform like she started yesterday.
    all she has is her s** appeal. what happens when her looks start going to s***? what is she gonna use to destract us from her non talent goat singing a**.?
    the numbers are speaking for themselves, we aint got to hate..

  103. X,Y, “and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Niki — That’s because Rihanna is NOT real!! …What can’t you understand? We’ve ALL been saying as-much, ‘in-differing-ways’ for some-time now! As far as Beyonce, I have no-hate for her, I mean, I won’t go out-of-my-way to support, NOR, go-out-of-my-way, to voice-my-dislike for/of her!

    …But, truth-be-told, Jay Z is a snake, there’s just no-other way to put it: Jay Z is a snake! Beyonce is Jay Z’s wife and, more-to-the-point, is in HIS ‘immediate-orbit’, so whatever he’s caught-up-in, she’s gonna ketch too! Jay Z prevented CBreezy from dancing at that MJ BET award/tribute – I’m now, as I previously wasn’t, convinced-of as-much! Jay Z got Philly DJ Charlamaignthagod fired cause HE had Beenie Siegel on HIS show, and Beenie “called-out” Jay Z! “50-Cents” was right bout Jay Z, he won’t fight HIS battles, he’ll have OTHERS do it for him! But he too is fading, just how much credibility can a 40-year old rapper have?

    So whatever “dirt” is found on Jay Z, said “dirt” will-also “be found” on Beyonce – just because she’s HIS wife! …Does THIS mean that we’re NOT to speak-the-truth? F*** no! I’m gonna keep on talking – I don’t care!

  104. MushyLove_1992 March 3, 2010

    @X,Y,andZ

    I actually read your comments. I love them…

  105. Reasonable Voice March 3, 2010

    Look, I don’t have all day to respond to xyz’s foolishness. I just don’t have that kind of time on my hands. But to touch on what Lila was saying, Graffiti isn’t even on the Billboard 200 in the US, which is the chart that matters. Chris Brown is supposed to be in the big leagues, so only being able to say that he’s charting in niche demographics is pathetic. So you can pull out as many obscure categorical charts R&B/ Dance or what have you as you like. I’m sure Chris Brown’s “Forever” is on someone’s iTunes chart somewhere. Chris Brown’s singles aren’t in the top 100’s on US itunes, and at this point, that’s really all he can hope for because Graffiti fell off of the world charts after a week of release.

    Oh, I’m sure people can drag out facts about his lack of promo, blah, blah, blah, but the fact remains is that there’s no point in promoting a product that won’t sell. Meanwhile, Rihanna is selling. She’s selling singles and yes, even albums (top 20). That’s why she gets promo. Everyone knew when Graffiti was dropping, so you can’t use that excuse. He’s not selling because he’s a convicted woman beating felon, and that hurts sales. Of course, if had realized just how much damage beating her was going to do to his career, he probably would’ve thought twice. Oh well. Her face has healed, but his career may not. If he wanted his label to invest more in promoting his project then he should’ve kept his hands to himself. No amount of blaming Rihanna for his troubles is going to change his conviction or her album sales or single sales which remain steady. This is but one blog in a sea of many, one that has an anti-Ri Ri bias that everyone knows about and doesn’t take seriously. This is a blog where certain Ri Ri haters gather because they’ve been banned from other blogs (xy and z), and this one is all they have left. So, you’re not hurting her sales any, and you’re not improving his, because if you were, he would be selling better, since you all claim to be so powerful. In reality, You’re just preaching to your choir and exposing your jealousy over Rihanna’s success, wishing that Chris’ album was doing half as well.
    People have been saying 1.6 million sold for weeks now, so it’s more than that because Rated R has been selling in excess of over 50K albums every week since November.

    rant on haters, rant on

  106. niki March 3, 2010

    @xyz
    I understand that u r a not a happy person and would feel better if the child was dead. I have people in the music game I could live without but that is as Far as it goes. For instance do i think Bey takes credit for music she did not write. yes but am I going to go out of my way to tear her down. No. If u spent this much energy fighting for things like hunger,teen pregnancy, homeless people,H** awareness and other things u could make a huge difference. U appear to be a smart person. U need to ask God to help u. rhianna takes up way to much of your timr

  107. niki March 3, 2010

    @Reasonable voice. Ditto, cosign, agree, amen.

  108. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    LIKE I SAID… “GOOD LORD THESE BLOGS REVEAL HOW RAMPID MENTAL ILLNESS IS IN THE WORLD”.

    You have these queens Trent and Sam calling Rihanna everything but an artist. In every post they throw shade at this girl for having a Cover Girl contract. Damn, can’t people be beautiful and also be recording artists. It’s a shame ppl can’t hold two thoughts at the same time.

    PEOPLE WHY CAN’T RIHANNA, BEYONCE, LADY GAGA…etc. Be RESPECTED in their own right? Those lady’s aren’t HATING on each other so why should should you all feel the need to “PICK SIDES” AN “DRAW LINES IN THE SAND”.

    THESE WOMEN DON’T KNOW YA’LL SO WTF??? DO THEY FEED YOU??? HAVE S** WITH YOU??? OR PAY YOUR BILLS???… NO!!!!

    SO WHY TALK ABOUT THEM THE WAY SOME OF YA’LL DO???

    GET A LIFE!

  109. mez March 3, 2010

    Rihanna reign just wont let up…. cause you want want want what shes got got got…but you cant take it take it take it…. Luve her luv her luv her…

  110. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    all of her singles released top ten hits though, russian roulette, top ten hit, Hard, top ten hit, and number 1 hit on the dance charts, and we’ll just wait and see what rude boy will do. @ free go on bragging about Gaga’s success, don’t forget that she has been in the business longer than rihanna. She tried to be sucessful in this business with previous albums, and groups, but it didn’t pan out. Her career did not take off until she ditched her original stage name and went Gaga, with the outrageous customes and such. Then wa- la, she became a success. So I don’t know what you are talking about she only came into the business at 2007-2008. It took a gimmick for her to sell, but you can’t see that, because you are so far up her ass.

  111. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @XY Zero, you are always bringing up the so called TMZ report stating rihanna was the agressor. Please post your source here so we can see this so called report for our selves. If that were the case, Diane would have asked rihanna that point blank, she would have said the police reports staed in section this that or the other that you were the agressor. She did not in the interview. Journalists usually check their stories and sources before an interview, especially someone as good as diane, she would have confronted rihanna with this just to get the clear answer of the allegations that she was the instigator. She would not have risked this coming out at her after the interview, so I don’t believe that mess. Also his attorneys would have used it in the case to get him exonerated. This is not the first domestic violence case, and if she was indeed the agressor, that would have been proven in court, and chris’s name would have been cleared. It happened for Be Be winans, Charlie Sheen, so why wouldn’t it happen for Chris? This whole conspiracy theory is just one cooked up by people who are grasping at straws to justify this guy violently beating his girlfriend and trying to say she must have done something to deserve the beating. Yeah its easy to believe that she is lying, but damn near impossible to believe that Chris Brown can hit a woman, because he is so squeaky clean, and could never hurt a mouse. To see me and live with me is two different things. Rihanna was the one in the relationship, so she is the one better qualified to decipher the true nature of the man she was with, no some outsiders looking in and making up some unfounded theories just to satisy themselves.

  112. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @”Reasonable Voice” — Oh, I’ve been banned some 3x’s now: being banned from NecoleBitchie. will make the third web site/blog, that I’ve been banned-from, but this is NO secret, matter-of-a-fact, I wear it as a badge-of-honor! NecoleBitchie caters to angry-black-women/black Lesbians: no black man need apply!

    I guess you’re trying to “call me out” or embarrass me, or something-of-the-sort, but I’ve ALREADY made SAiD-KNOWN; and that I’ll NOT: “hold-my-tongue, NOR tell-ANY-lies”; I don’t have to, “truth reads FAR-stranger than fiction!” …Take, for example, Rihanna, who only-today had a lawsuit filed against her for NOT paying her personal trainer – I guess THOSE pictures of her “cottage-cheese thighs” must have REALLY upset her! ..But “riddle-me-this,” Batman: How is it that she can buy a $10million home, and NOT have $30K to pay her trainer?

    …Could it be that she didn’t REALLY buy that $10 million house, and is lying, OR is the personal trainer lying? I guess a whole-lot of folks, have nothing to do, BUT sit, all-day-long, and plot to take Rihanna down, right?

    So Rihanna will be doing a world-tour, and she’ll be stopping in Australia, it’ll be interesting to see if she’ll draw-the-crowds, and more-importantly, the review of HER show(s) as compared to Chris’ show(s), when HIS World Tour stops in Australia. “Rated-R”/”RR” was gold in Australia, but so was “ICTY” and “Forever” was 2X Platinum for all of 2009 alone!
    (In Australia Gold=35K units; Platinum=70K units!)

    Australia/New Zealand are important as “money-makers” for artists, reason-being, their currencies – the Aussie/the Kiwi – is, “as-long-as China isn’t found-out”, the strongest currencies – as of the world entering it’s economic recession. A “good-showing” in Australia, New Zealand, Brazil and Canada will be critical, as far as, ‘an-artist’s-pockets!’

    I’ll be carefully watching the tour dates and how many tickets are sold; small venue or not, CBreezy sold-out 90% of his “Fan Appreciation Tour” – here in the U.S. ; and the world is FAR-LESS-judgmental and appreciates showmanship MORE-SO than HERE in the U.S! But as I’ve been saying, the “carrying-on” of Charlie Sheen and Mary J. Blige can do nothing but HELP CBreezy, and the public’s perception of him: the incidents involving those aforementioned can ONLY make “Feb 8th Chrianna” an even-more-distant memory; perception being reality!

    In closing, “Reasonable-Voice”, I read EVERYTHING that you and everyone else, who’ve become my critic/skeptic writes – I welcome it!! Now, since you’re NOT going to entertain, nor read – as you’ve said – what I’ve written, I’ll not write any-further, but this much I’ll leave you with: This coming tour will be critical for Rihanna, it’ll be: make-or-break time, for her; “eggs or young-ones” is what they say in the Caribbean; put it this way, a poor-showing will “hurry-along” Rihanna’s “Dancing with the stars” debut!

  113. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    *not- correction- and satisfy.

  114. sugar March 3, 2010

    Tell them XY & Z tell them…. chris is very talented, we are waiting for him here in Canada.

    Go Chris Go

  115. sugar March 3, 2010

    @ Newsflash

    Diane knew rihanna was lying and the viewers too. I felt sorry for her Im sure she regretted later on, and maybe will blame her manager or whoever advised her to turn on chris.

    she is better off being Jay z concubine, too bad he is just using her.

  116. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @sugar you statement don’t make any sense, what you mean she will regrett turning on chris, you mean she should have taken the beating like a champ remain quiet and never spoken about it? That is what she is regretting? That is so weird to think women actually would condone a woman getting beat then covering and protecting the man. SMH at the state of some women in our society. WIll ride and die for a man who may end up putting them 6 feet under. You all go on with that mess.

  117. sugar March 3, 2010

    @ Newsflash
    You cant do what she did to a person you have/had history with…. LIE. mstzzzzzzzzzzz

  118. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Newsflash Haters — Here’s the TMZ link: http://www.tmz.com/2009/06/22/rihanna-do-you-swear-to-tell-the-truth/
    …And here’s another: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/768865/rihanna-hit-chris-brow
    …And here’s YET-another: http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/09/brown-wants-misdemeanor-plea-no-jail-time/

    …Now, as-far-as, your referring to Rihanna’s 20/20 interview: If what Diane Sawyer quoted/read from was-in-fact Rihanna’s statement, she’d have NOT have been corrected, by Rihanna, when SHE (Diane Sawyer) said/hinted-at there HAD BEEN “prior instances of abuse” – at the hands of Chris! ..As a matter-of-a-fact, she asked Rihanna, NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE – if that was in-fact, the-case, I’m sure you saw the interview, and did remember when Rihanna said: There were NO-PRIOR-instances-of-abuse, “he didn’t slam me into the wall!”
    Now, if you’d take the time, used some common-sense, put aside your bias, read that Cell Phone Warrant and THEN made some form-of-judgment, you’d NOT now be STILL caught-up in TMZ’s hysteria and hyperbole! My point being: ANY statement a witness, victim, perpetrator/defendant or ‘concerned-party’ gives the cops – HAS TO BE SIGNED – by said individual; does that NOT make sense? That Cell Phone warrant wasn’t signed by Rihanna, cause it’s NOT her statement! ..It’s a warrant – PERIOD!

    Rihanna was the Aggressor and Instigator in THAT car on Feb 8th/09 – it’s just THAT simple! …And if just ‘get-past’ the hysteria and sober-up from that addictive-TMZKoolaid, you’d realize that Chris was/is charged, and plead-out-to: ‘ATTEMPTING’ to hurt her: “Assault”! The actual “LAYING-ON-OF-HANDS”: hurting-someone, is BATTERY! He was NEVER charged with BATTERY! If what you read in that Cell phone warrant WAS-indeed the case, why was HE NOT charged with putting his hands on her? Because she started it: RHIANNA was the AGGRESSOR and INSTIGATOR!

  119. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    …Now, as-far-as, your referring to Rihanna’s 20/20 interview: If what Diane Sawyer quoted/read from was-in-fact Rihanna’s statement, she’d have NOT have been corrected, by Rihanna, when SHE (Diane Sawyer) said/hinted-at there HAD BEEN “prior instances of abuse” – at the hands of Chris! ..As a matter-of-a-fact, she asked Rihanna, NOT ONCE, BUT TWICE – if that was in-fact, the-case, I’m sure you saw the interview, and did remember when Rihanna said: There were NO-PRIOR-instances-of-abuse, “he didn’t slam me into the wall!”
    Now, if you’d take the time, used some common-sense, put aside your bias, read that Cell Phone Warrant and THEN made some form-of-judgment, you’d NOT now be STILL caught-up in TMZ’s hysteria and hyperbole! My point being: ANY statement a witness, victim, perpetrator/defendant or ‘concerned-party’ gives the cops – HAS TO BE SIGNED – by said individual; does that NOT make sense? That Cell Phone warrant wasn’t signed by Rihanna, cause it’s NOT her statement! ..It’s a warrant – PERIOD!

    Rihanna was the Aggressor and Instigator in THAT car on Feb 8th/09 – it’s just THAT simple! …And if just ‘get-past’ the hysteria and sober-up from that addictive-TMZKoolaid, you’d realize that Chris was/is charged, and plead-out-to: ‘ATTEMPTING’ to hurt her: “Assault”! The actual “LAYING-ON-OF-HANDS”: hurting-someone, is BATTERY! He was NEVER charged with BATTERY! If what you read in that Cell phone warrant WAS-indeed the case, why was HE NOT charged with putting his hands on her? Because she started it: RHIANNA was the AGGRESSOR and INSTIGATOR!

  120. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Newsflash Haters — I posted the links you asked for, the ones that clearly state that Rihanna was indeed the Aggressor and Instigator!

    @Newsflash Haters — Here’s the TMZ link: tmz.com/2009/06/22/rihanna-do-you-swear-to-tell-the-truth/
    …And here’s another: news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/768865/rihanna-hit-chris-brow
    …And here’s YET-another: http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/09/brown-wants-misdemeanor-plea-no-jail-time/

  121. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @NewsFlash Haters — I’ll repost it again, Trent/Sam, I’m sorry for the multi-post, but I just had to get that info out: Rihanna was the Aggressor and Instigator in THAT CAR on Feb 8th/09!

    Here’s the TMZ link: http://www.tmz.com/2009/06/22/rihanna-do-you-swear-to-tell-the-truth/
    …And here’s another: http://www.news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/768865/rihanna-hit-chris-brow
    …And here’s YET-another: http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/09/brown-wants-misdemeanor-plea-no-jail-time/

    You can cut-and-paste the links into your browser’s search field, it’ll take you there. I can ALSO find the link where Rihanna was BRAGGING, during a 2007 interview, where she stated that “SHE busted bottles upside her brother’s head”, would you like that link also?

  122. flyboi March 3, 2010

    @reasonablevoice lmao whats gonna happen when cb releases what i do, pass out, i love u feat ester dean, wait ft trey songz and famous girl his album sales gonna go up those hits are definitely hot i in addition his album is almost gold with NO Promotion i cant transform ya went platinum cb hasnt been releasing his singles that easy or done promo hes taking his time and he might re -release when the movie takers come out and im not even hating but dont throw shade at cb his trying to recover his career which is doing reasonably well only cuz he didn’t sell doesn’t mean he doesn’t have the right to release his singles and promote his album still is never to late

    @lisa and I love u ft Esther dean was top 50 r&b 3 weeks ago and it’s still in top 100 r&b so imagine wen He does release it and when his album came out the first week what I do was charted already at# 89 and pass out #100 billboard so imagine when he releases those two singles POW!

    at the riri only got rockstar 101 and firebomb that y they want another album

  123. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @xyz did you read the part which said sources said. It is pure hear say, and would not be admitted in court, also in that same report, there was also a line that said Sources say that chris had hit rihanna before and that the violence was escalating. If the “sources” allegations could have been proven, then I bet it would have been used in the case. WHo are these sources anyway? To bad that in rihanna’s case, her bruises were enough to prove that she was indeed getting beat. Too bad breezy could not provide any bruises to prove that she did hit him as everyone else is claiming. It seems strange that you can point to the part that said she was the so called instigator, but overlook the part that said he had been hitting her before and it escalated. This did not prove anything, because sources were not present in the car to know for sure if she hit him first. Instigating an argument does not necessarily mean hitting first.

  124. Ms. CLaY March 3, 2010

    Lmaoooo @ the stans!!! These comments are proof that they are truly delusional.

    Stevie Wonder can see that this move is the result of the lack of success of “Rated R” Labels usually release albums back to back because of recuperating difficulties! I mean honestly, would a label release another album within 8 or 9 months if the previous album was doing so well????

    [RELEASING AN ALBUM WITHIN 8 OR 9 MONTHS=DESPERATE]

  125. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @NewsFlash Haters — READING IS FUNDAMENTAL! If you had took the time, to actually read EVERYTHING, you’d have seen that, during that 20/20 interview, when Diane Sawyer read from that Cell Phone warrant and inquired ’bout “past-instances of abuse by Chris,” namely: the incident when he supposedly slammed her into some wall in Europe; Rihanna said “NO, he didn’t slam me into a wall!” …And if memory serves me correctly, she was asked, by Mrs. Sawyer, NOT once, BUT twice if indeed there were “prior instances of abuse”, to which Rihanna again, answered in the negative: NO, he didn’t slam me into the wall!

    …It’s seems convenient that YOU, and others can quote TMZ, Rihanna’s most-boisterous supporter, but when said “Rihanna-supporter” shows Rihanna as the “Aggressor and Instigator”, you disavow, discredit and cast-doubt-on said “Rihanna-supporter!”
    …And to, once-again, address what you, or was it another Rihanna-stan, had said: “Even in that Cell Phone Warrant, it had said that Rihanna “gouged-at/hit” Chris about the eyes!
    …It’s really difficult for us to have any conversation if you’re NOT familiar with said, referenced-material, so I’d suggest you go-over to smokinggun.com and read that Cell Phone Warrant – in it’s entirety – THEN, we can have some semblance-of-an-exchange; again, RIF- Reading IS Fundamental!

  126. Ms. CLaY March 3, 2010

    @ NIXON

    Sweetie you’re saying that Britney Spears can sell more than Beyonce but both Britney Spears and Beyonce sell more than Rihanna. Sorry. *Kanye Shrug*

  127. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @xyz yes I agree reading is fundamental, and so is listening. You need to go back and watch the interview and see the part you are referencing. Rihanna did try to cover for him a little by trying to deny that he did hit her before. Diane paused and asked her again, then she said he did push her, but he did not slam her. Then diane had the look on her face, basically saying that she could see that Rihanna was trying to downplay the incident calling it a push instead of a slam. Right there you can see that rihanna did not want to persecute him as you and others continually accuse her of doing. I may be a rihanna fan, but I think for myself, so you saying that I look to what TMZ states is so far from the truth its not funnny. I look at TMZ as any other junk gossip site. They run a gossip site as anyone else. If I am going for credible information, I go to CNN or other reputable news company. You won’t find me quoting TMZ as some go to source. Yes I heard rihanna gouged at chris above the eyes, and she did say she wanted to get him off her, so she was reaching up when he had her in a head lock. That is understandable. If someone had me in a headlock and I couldn’t breathe, of course I’m gonna try to do what I have to do to get some air. So how is this proving that rihanna is the instigator. All I am seeing was someone who was trying to make it out of that car alive.

  128. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Newsflash Haters — If after careful review of, NOT-ONLY that, now-infamous, picture of Rihanna, but also the Hospital records, the witness(the Rabbi, that said that Chris was trying to calm her down), her statement , and the cops that first ‘showed-up’ at the scene; if after ALL OF THAT, and NOT charge him with putting HIS HANDS on her: “BATTERY”; something is seriously-amiss here! …Something is seriously OUT-OF-WHACK! How can you see THAT picture, get all of that evidence, send the case BACK DOWN to the LAPD, for weeks, to ONLY charge him with Assault: ‘ATTEMPTING’ to hurt her?

    Once again, ad-nausea, I’ll reiterate: CoverGirl’s now-dismissal of Rihanna – as their Fresh-New-Face (Dania Ramirez) – is “telling”! …”More-so”: their suspension of her commercials, when it seemed that Chris was going to take-it-to-trial, and she’d THEN HAD to testify! It was ONLY AFTER he ‘copped to the charge’ that they, THEN, began to run her commercials. There is NO “here-say” as to the validity of THIS argument, what’s done-is done!

    …What YOU, and other Rihanna supporters/fans/stans, MUST ask themselves, if-in-fact, you’re inclined, or seek-the-truth-of-the-matter, is what was SO-DIFFERENT from the “telling of the events of Feb 8th/09 Chrianna” – as written in that Cell Phone Warrant – as compared-to, her ACTUAL statement – the one SHE SIGNED? You see, Covergirl knew the difference, this was why they suspended her commercials – the truth stares you in the face, if you decide to ignore it, then ‘proceed at your own peril!’

    …So -YES, there WAS a third-witness: CoverGirl; and we can watch THEIR ACTIONS – as the “TRUE-telling” of the events – in THAT car, on Feb 8th/09!

  129. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @Newsflash Haters — If after careful review of, NOT-ONLY that, now-infamous, picture of Rihanna, but also the Hospital records, the witness(the Rabbi, that said that Chris was trying to calm her down), her statement , and the cops that first ’showed-up’ at the scene; if after ALL OF THAT, and NOT charge him with putting HIS HANDS on her: “BATTERY”; something is seriously-amiss here! …Something is seriously OUT-OF-WHACK! How can you see THAT picture, get all of that evidence, send the case BACK DOWN to the LAPD, for weeks, to ONLY charge him with Assault: ‘ATTEMPTING’ to hurt her?
    ______________________________________________________________

    Um lemme answer this.. Remember rihanna did not want to press charges, her lawyer as well as Chris’s agreed to a lesser charge for him. Let me tell you this. If rihanna was truly the b**** you all want to make her out to be, that boy would have been behind bars, she could have pressed charges and take it all the way, but instead, she held back, and didn’t push for him to be taken through the ringer.

    ___________________________________________________________________

    Once again, ad-nausea, I’ll reiterate: CoverGirl’s now-dismissal of Rihanna – as their Fresh-New-Face (Dania Ramirez) – is “telling”! …”More-so”: their suspension of her commercials, when it seemed that Chris was going to take-it-to-trial, and she’d THEN HAD to testify! It was ONLY AFTER he ‘copped to the charge’ that they, THEN, began to run her commercials. There is NO “here-say” as to the validity of THIS argument, what’s done-is done!
    ______________________________________________________________________

    You and this cover girl contract thing. Has it ever occured to you that Rihanna wasn’t dropped, but that the contract was over and fullfilled. People don’t stay with one contract for life you know. You keep bringing this up over and over again as if it means anything.

  130. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @xyz suspension of commercials don’t mean a thing except that cover girl was looking into the incident to see what exactly took place. When they saw that rihanna was not at fault, of course they would stand by her and continue to run until the agreed upon time was completed. This happens all the time when a big scandal hits about any star. Didn’t it happen with Tiger Woods, didn’t Chris loose his endorsements, and his situation was even worse, because his was suspended for good.

  131. dyndyn March 3, 2010

    beyonce & avoiding over exposure are like blasphemous (sp?) in the same sentence…sick joke sam…btw rihanna would be fine had she the industry been about just releasing singles…does anyone really check for her ALBUMS like that??? let alone the milliion re-releases, mini-collections, and repackages. come the f— on!

  132. Reasonable Voice March 3, 2010

    “I’ll be carefully watching the tour dates and how many tickets are sold; small venue or not, CBreezy sold-out 90% of his “Fan Appreciation Tour” – here in the U.S. ; and the world is FAR-LESS-judgmental and appreciates showmanship MORE-SO than HERE in the U.S! ”

    Oh boy, Chris Brown’s fan appreciation tour played in clubs and small venues with fewer than 5K people per stop. The crowd for Rihanna’s one concert in Dubai on New Year’s Eve alone was three times as large. How is the world far less judgmental if the overwhelming majority of Breezy’s sales were in the US? If not for Chris’ US fan base, he would’ve sold fewer albums than Kevin Federline. Grafitti peaked at #55 in the UK, #40 in Australia, #134 in France etc. . And funny you should mention Australia/NZ because Rude Boy is #2 there on the Australian singles chart, and not the R&B chart or the Dance chart, the ARIA singles chart proper.

    @Newsflash

    Complete and utter co-sign. All of that info from that link was hearsay. He was charged. He confessed. He was convicted.

    @xyz

    OMG, that’s the big TMZ article you linked to? Ok, here’s mine,

    http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/05/chris-brown-rihanna-police-report/

    and my TMZ link contains a PDF of the actual police report, which makes no mention of Rihanna’s having hit Chris.

    Here’s the one with the warrant you mentioned from the smoking gun

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0305093brown4.html

    Read page six where Breezy sent text messages to Melissa apologizing for what he had done and telling her that he was going to get help

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0305093brown6.html

    Post links to what information you have that supposedly proves that Rihanna was the aggressor. In fact send it to Breezy so he can sue his legal team for malpractice for not presenting said evidence in court when he was being arraigned and convicted without fighting the charge.

    If in fact the official police report substantiated claims that Brown was acting in self defense, then why was he charged with a felony days before your TMZ article was written? Where was this evidence when Breezy was copping a plea and getting convicted on felony charges?

  133. Reasonable Voice March 3, 2010

    Reasonable Voice
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    March 3, 2010 at 8:23 pm
    “I’ll be carefully watching the tour dates and how many tickets are sold; small venue or not, CBreezy sold-out 90% of his “Fan Appreciation Tour” – here in the U.S. ; and the world is FAR-LESS-judgmental and appreciates showmanship MORE-SO than HERE in the U.S! ”

    Oh boy, Chris Brown’s fan appreciation tour played in clubs and small venues with fewer than 5K people per stop. The crowd for Rihanna’s one concert in Dubai on New Year’s Eve alone was three times as large. How is the world far less judgmental if the overwhelming majority of Breezy’s sales were in the US? If not for Chris’ US fan base, he would’ve sold fewer albums than Kevin Federline. Grafitti peaked at #55 in the UK, #40 in Australia, #134 in France etc. . And funny you should mention Australia/NZ because Rude Boy is #2 there on the Australian singles chart, and not the R&B chart or the Dance chart, the ARIA singles chart proper.

    @Newsflash

    Complete and utter co-sign. All of that info from that link was hearsay.

  134. Reasonable Voice March 3, 2010

    I’m assuming that the last comment was too long. So i broke it up

    @xyz

    OMG, that’s the big TMZ article you linked to? Ok, here’s mine,

    http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/05/chris-brown-rihanna-police-report/

    and my TMZ link contains a PDF of the actual police report, which makes no mention of Rihanna’s having hit Chris.

    Here’s the one with the warrant you mentioned from the smoking gun

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0305093brown4.html

    Read page six where Breezy sent text messages to Melissa apologizing for what he had done and telling her that he was going to get help

    http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0305093brown6.html

    Post links to what information you have that supposedly proves that Rihanna was the aggressor. In fact send it to Breezy so he can sue his legal team for malpractice for not presenting said evidence in court when he was being arraigned and convicted without fighting the charge.

    If in fact the official police report substantiated claims that Brown was acting in self defense, then why was he charged with a felony days before your TMZ article was written? Where was this evidence when Breezy was copping a plea and getting convicted on felony charges?

  135. Reasonable Voice March 3, 2010

    March 3, 2010 at 8:26 pm
    I’m assuming that the last comment was too long or this site wouldn’t except the links I posted. So i edited it

    @xyz

    OMG, that’s the big TMZ article you linked to? Ok, here’s mine,

    http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/05/chris-brown-rihanna-police-report/

    and my TMZ link contains a PDF of the actual police report, which makes no mention of Rihanna’s having hit Chris.

    I read the warrant from the Smoking Gun
    Read page six where Breezy sent text messages to Melissa apologizing for what he had done and telling her that he was going to get help

    Post links to what information you have that supposedly proves that Rihanna was the aggressor. In fact send it to Breezy so he can sue his legal team for malpractice for not presenting said evidence in court when he was being arraigned and convicted without fighting the charge.

    If in fact the official police report substantiated claims that Brown was acting in self defense, then why was he charged with a felony days before your TMZ article was written? Where was this evidence when Breezy was copping a plea and getting convicted on felony charges?

  136. newsflash haters March 3, 2010

    @ reasonable voice, good points 🙂

  137. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    Can I just say… “LET THE CHRIS BROWN/RIHANNA S*** GO!”

    What is WRONG WITH U GUYS???

    The problem is “X,Y, and Z”/”SUGAR”/”AUNT JACKIE” ETC… I’m sorry but I have to say that it is just amazing to me how much energy you guys put into “RIHANNA”.

    If you don’t care for her music then listen to something else.. Am I the only person that see’s the insanity going on here???

    I’m all for “FREE SPEECH” but I believe SAM & TRENT are basically “INCITING” these LOONY TUNES on this Blog to Bash Rihanna.

    I will say that actually bought both “Rated R” and “Graffiti” but I must say that Chris Brown’s album was just bad to me, so basically thats the last $12.99 he gets out of me.

    Even though i don’t care for Chris Brown you won’t find me making up bullsh*t stories about him just because I think his album sucked.

    As a person, I don’t care for Chris because he basically “Suffocated” his own career by deciding to put his hands on a women.Now Im a man and what I found just flat out dumb about chris is… chris went on Tyra calling out his mom’s ex-boyfriend for beating his mom up… Chris even went as far to say that he “wet the bed” til he was a teenager because of the fear he had that his mom was going to be really beat-up buy that guy.
    YET Chris decide’s to beat up Rihanna??? “He’s the BOY WHO CRIED WOLF… He made his own bed hard, and now he’s lying in it.

    AND for “X,Y, AND Z”… Even if Rihanna did slap him or hit him… That didn’t give him just cause as a MAN to beat her the way he did.

    People can lie… BUT PICTURES DON’T!!! And if Rihanna had hit him and he felt so wronged by that then why did he accept the “FELONY”???

    The truth is.. Chris needs help! He could have “KILLED” her… All it takes is to hit some one hard enough, and they could die!

    So I really don’t care if you like her music or not… Or if you think she’s a B****.

    No grown man should beat up a women. point blank!

    So people please stop trying to justify his actions on that night!!!

    And what really got me about that whole episode he and rihanna went thru is that he beat that girl in her “FACE”. Now ya’ll know damn well that women treasure their faces… Especially for a star like her who makes her money partially because she is beautiful, yet he purposely repeatedly punched her in the face.. Now thats just INSANE!

    As a man i have let that go, and said to myself…”Jermaine try not to judge chris.” BUT in the aftermath of that whole drama.. For me Chris began blaming the whole world for his own issues… His apologies came across as fake, and the industry decided that it’s not worth promoting a person who would do something like that.

    When Chris went on that media blitz the media gave him the opportunity to tell his version of events, but he chose not to… He kept saying, “I believe the details of that night should remain between me and rihanna”. I bet it shocked the sh*t out of him when Rihanna gave that interview to Diane Sawyer and told “Everything”.

    I’m not saying rihanna is a “saint” or the “virgin mary”, but I applaud her for moving forward with her career. I wish Chris the best and i really hope he gets the help he needs before his anger cause’s him to really flip out on someone.

  138. Ms. CLaY March 3, 2010

    LMAOOOOO @ JERMAINE…..How are you gonna say…….

    Can I just say… “LET THE CHRIS BROWN/RIHANNA S*** GO!”

    Yet, you just wrote an entire essay on it! Smh.

  139. sugar March 3, 2010

    @ Ms Clay

    Co-sign, Jermaine needs help ASAP.

  140. YouPutTheLimeInTheCoconut March 3, 2010

    Jermaine makes a valid point though. We all need to let this s*** go at the end of the day.

    Doesn’t mean we will, lol!

  141. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Reasonable Voice — The link you posted leads to the SAME document: the Cell Phone Warrant, that is posted over at smokinggun.com – but only over there, you can read it in it’s entirety!
    …Now, let me teach YOU ’bout legal proceedings:
    Warrants are “permission asked for investigatory-purposes” – they’re NOT verbatim – they’re ONLY signed by the detective/investigator, who is asking for the permission to search, and the judge WHO is granting said permission!

    Warrants are written – in a way – as to incite, excite and enrage a response in the intended audience: the judge – who SHOULD be moved to grant said permission! That warrant, took EXTREME-liberties with the truth – EXTREME LIBERTIES!

    You really seem confused, but being the ‘beneficent and magnanimous one’ – that I am – I’ll yet-again make my best effort: That same Cell Warrant, that you think is the truth, was quoted/read-from by Diane Sawyer during her 20/20 interview with Rihanna; at said time, Ms. Sawyer inquired as to “previous and escalating instances of past-abuse/violence – at the hands of Chris”, but as you, I, and 7,999,998-million saw, Rihanna said: “NO, he didn’t slam me into the wall!” Again I’ll state, if that WAS her statement, Mrs. Sawyer wouldn’t have gotten- it-wrong, and Rihanna couldn’t have THEN disagreed with her!

    …There are NO-misunderstandings, typo’s or ambiguities when-it-comes to a police statement – the one YOU: as-the-witness, defendant, investigating officer or ‘concerned-party’ writes/dictates re-reads, ‘THEN sign your name-to’ as the-TRUTH! if every word, sentence and paragraph was NOT “pristine-in-it’s-unambiguity”, then it’d NOT ‘hold-up in court’, which would make it totally useless and a waste-of-time – in the first place; hence the careful checking, rechecking and the signing of said document by said “concerned party!”

    …Rihanna was the Aggressor and Instigator in THAT car on Feb 8th/09 – you can TRY to re-write/spin history/the truth – try, as you will!
    …And PLEASE, don’t tell me that Rihanna didn’t want to press-charges! She was ready- and-willing to testify, which was/is enough! If she’d had REFUSED to testify, how can the DA’s office force her to testify? THEY CAN’T!! IF she’d had stayed in Barbados, frolicking on the beach -as she was, they’d have had to proceed without her; BUT SHE WANTED TO TESTIFY, she gave a multi-page statement to the cops – didn’t she? Sure she did, SHE WANTED TO TESTIFY! …The LAPD leaked/sold her picture to TMZ, if she’d claimed emotional distress, which DA’s office in these United States would challenger HER ON THAT? None, that’s which one, not a one!

    …Rihanna is a b**** : she got mad, hit Chris with his Cell Phone, which almost made him crash; Chris THEN took the “ONLY-action” he could to get her to stop – END OF STORY! …Now that b**** goes around, parading with that hideous H***** sore on her lip for all the world to see. Now I ask y’all which “SCAR” have y’all heard ’bout that disappears and THEN reappears?

    …Rihanna’s faded: she’s fading-fast; she HAS – NO TALENT! Rihanna, Def Jam and Jay Z tried to sell-the-public, that BS: HER, being a victim on “Feb 8th/09”! The public didn’t buy it! So now, its back-to-the-drawing-board! But, in the meant time, she’s yet-again, selling p****, with “Rude-Boy”! She’s predictable, they are dozens ‘of-others’ who can “sell-p****” far-better-than she can, and THEY’VE got talent; you go and see THEM in concert, you WON’T see them walking back-and-forth, across a stage, screeching into a microphone – trying to pass it as singing!

  142. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    I think “Jermaine” is related-to, in-some-way, “Raychel”. … And speaking of, did anyone seen her today? … I kinda miss her – for real! A day without her near-neurotic, seriously-in-need-of medicated-writing is what ‘keeps-me’, on these wintry-nights!
    But ALAS we have you Jermaine, I now elect YOU as “blog-mascot”, I charge-you with the task of keeping us entertained – and on “the-edge-of-sanity” you’ll remain…

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  143. YouPutTheLimeInTheCoconut March 3, 2010

    X,Y,”and Z”
    March 3, 2010 at 9:50 pm

    ***”…Rihanna is a b**** : she got mad, hit Chris with his Cell Phone, which almost made him crash; Chris THEN took the “ONLY-action” he could to get her to stop – END OF STORY! …”***
    ______

    XYZ I have to stop you right there! Beating her face in was NOT the only action for him to take. The action he SHOULD have taken in this situation was to hit the brakes, then tell her to get out of the car and drive off. If that didn’t work, he should have taken the keys out of the car, locate the nearest payphone and call the police.

    Either way, calling the cops or making her ass walk to wherever they were headed that night are two very real scenarios that could have taken place, INSTEAD of him repeatedly assaulting her.

  144. flyboi March 3, 2010

    @reasonable voice answer my question

  145. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    @CLAY, SUGAR and the rest of the Charter Hospital Psychiatric ward patients that some how get internet access….

    I never post opinions on this blog…. “That Grape Juice” use to be about commentating reasonably fair assessments on pop culture. But now this site has turned into “Hater Central”, and a “SAFE HAVEN” for nuts.

    I only said my peace because i think it’s ridiculous that you guys put so much of your time and energy into only arguments about RIHANNA.

    Like I said before. Why do u care so much about Rihanna??? Why do you care so much about what went down between her and chris?

    My motto is if you don’t “FEED, FU*K, or FINANCE” me then I couldnt give a FLYING F** what you or anybody else has to say. So if you got a problem with what I said then I got 10 inches u can suck.

    My bad everybody else its just when ppl try to come at me for being “NEUTRAL”, and pointing out the fact that a lot of the ppl who post on here are on Prozac I have to speak on it.

    So say what u will about me… I could careless.lol I just think its a shame that “society” has gotten to this point.

    I supported both Rihanna and Chris Brown’s latest albums… I actually felt sorry for Chris because I recognize that dude is completely “LOST”, and has real issues. I hope he realizes that what went down was a “Wake Up” call. I pray that brotha gets help because he’s already a “Felon” before he can even legally drink.

    I think Chris is talented but as my sister pointed out to me the day after news broke that Chris had beat Rihanna up… Chris is a great entertainer who happens to have serious anger issues, and beats on women.

    Trust.. If he doesn’t takecare of this now he will end up right back in the headlines again or beating another females ass.

  146. FREE March 3, 2010

    @ newsflash haters,,,how is lady gaga has bein in the game before rihanna?
    if by being in the game, u mean lady gaga was looking for labels to sign her. yea.
    hell she sign to DEF JAM and la reid dropped her….they decided to stick to rihannna cause they thoughtt rihanna had the it factor..
    boy did they get jinx..
    first of all when u look at lady gagas early shows b 4 she became famous, she used to dress like that. and her style evolved. now bishes are trying to dance and be like her.
    hell even ur queen rihanna is trying to be in lady gaga a** too
    and the point bout me being in her a**, i rather bee in her a** than a goat cheeping sound airhead.

  147. YouPutTheLimeInTheCoconut March 3, 2010

    Jermaine
    March 3, 2010 at 10:41 pm

    “@CLAY, SUGAR and the rest of the Charter Hospital Psychiatric ward patients that some how get internet access….”

    _________

    *dies, dead, deceased* LMFAO! XD

  148. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @Youputthelimeinthecoconut — Chris Brown HAS a HS Diploma; Rhianna is a HS drop-out; her words, not mine! And if YOU could please; stop-with-the-condescension: “I have to stop you there.” NO! Sorry, if someone is putting your life-at-risk, by trying to grab the keys out of the ignition which, if they succeed, it’d lock-up the steering-wheel and cause a ‘certain-and-definite’ accident – by making the said vehicle unsteerable and uncontrollable, then in-such-an-instance, you’d have NO-choice but to do WHATEVER you had to – to get them to stop!

    …At such an instant, you don’t have the luxury-of-hindsight, NOR ‘the luxury’ of pontificating while, in the comfort and safety, of your-own home and NOT, behind the wheel, of a very-powerful sports car traveling-at ungodly-speeds, while having someone, who is in a jealous-rage, going upside YOUR head with YOUR Cell Phone.

    …So, once again, could you please not wag-your-finger in MY face? I’ll ask you to revisit the, sobering-reality of Elin Woods’ golf club-wielding-rage, as SHE was found STANDING OVER Tiger Woods as he laid, in the street, unconscious!
    …My point being, Mrs. Woods’ actions caused HIM to crash the vehicle! So, it’s not well-out-of-the-realm-of-possibility, that Rihanna could have caused Chris to crash; and again, I’ll state: NO-ONE should have, the luxury of supposition, as we weren’t – at the wheel of THAT vehicle, at odd-hours of that morning, traveling at high speeds – with an ‘enraged- passenger’ smashing US upside-the-head with our Cell Phone, HER spiked-heel shoes and whatever else, said enraged-passenger, could get HER hands on!

    X,Y”and Z” — GONE!

  149. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    @YOUPUTTHELIME….

    I had to set them str8 dawg.. you see how they came at me..

    Oh and add “X,Y, AND ZEE ASS-HOLE” to the that list of “Charter Patients”.lol

    Trust me they do not want it with me.

  150. FREE March 3, 2010

    @newsflash haters..do ur research before u come on here and talk all that s*** u always do.
    I said lady gaga didnt become famous till 2007, 2008 area.. what ever lady gaga was doin before that I dont give a s***,
    rihanna on the other had became famous in 2005 2006…also dont care what she was doin b4 that. last time i check wasnt rihanna suppose to be a yonger beyonce, till after they dropped feefee dobson, they they a 360 on us, rihanna became just like feefee and kelis.
    u gonna sit here talkin bout gimmicks when all ur girl rihanna has to sell and album is gimmicks.. thats y she buck naked in every magazine, talk bout chris brown 24/7..
    if it wasnt for all that gimmicks the bish wouldnt have a leg to stay on..
    lady gaga shits on rihanna’s talent..thats why every artist wants to work with her.
    hell even ur girl rihanna is beggin to work with lady gaga.

  151. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    @X, Y, and Z

    Yo homie what is your room # so I can call your nurse and tell her to give you your med’s for tonight. lol

  152. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    @youputthelimeinthecoconut — If-and-when YOU, fell the need, to put aside-your-bias maybe THEN you could look upon Rihanna’s actions on that Feb 8th evening, in that car, as reprehensible, wanton and utterly-reckless! If you bothered to read ALL the literature/documents regarding “Feb 8th Chrianna” you’d see for yourself, that in his probation report, you’d have seen that he DID graduate from HS: http://blogs.findlaw.com/courtside/2009/08/chris-browns-probation-report-at-sentencing-confrims-other-domestic-violence-incidents.html

    K, I’m really done for the evening
    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  153. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    But wait, what’s this….a….a…”challenge”…I’m suddenly renewed and revitalized; NOW full of vim-and-vigor I am…Come on Jermain, let ME have it…don’t hold back!

  154. X,Y,”and Z” March 3, 2010

    “Meds for the night” — One should NEVER laugh at one’s own jokes – one should NEVER seem to be one’s very-own cheerleader – it’s just reeks-of-desperation and screams: no self confidence!” …”homey?!?!” …How…ethnic!

  155. Jermaine March 3, 2010

    @X,Y, AND Z

    I’m happy for you that your now “invigorated” lol… Yo, I don’t get into debates with people who are clearly ill. I just think you and your brigade of mutants need to focus on more pressing issues then Rihanna and Chris Brown.

    But i must say you have inspired me to write president Obama and ask him to please make sure that in “Healthcare Reform”… They address screening ppl for mental illness during their regular doctors office visits.

    Goodevening:-)

  156. X,Y,”and Z” March 4, 2010

    Well, to be honest, your efforts and time, would be better spent if you’d write to your Republican house/senate rep, no? I mean with the Blue-dog Democrats holding said Health Care reform -at ransom, you’re voice, I should think wouldn’t THEN fall on deaf-ears!

    …And what a ‘caring and concerned-individual’ you are; I, and my band of mutants thank you; now if you could find something witty, intriguing and deeply-satirical to share, I’d be all-ears!

    …But you’re STILL unsure of yourself, I see:
    Never – “JUST THINK ” – this again, shows you’re ALREADY-‘belittling yourself ‘ – BE SURE of my ‘anomaly and mutated-state’; BE CERTAIN in your diagnosis of my ‘pronounced and most-decided neurosis’, K? …Now, try again….

  157. X,Y,”and Z” March 4, 2010

    @Jermain — I too, tire from the cacophony-and-jabbering of the mediocre and pedestrian; yet still I carry-on; but there are times I do wonder: “Perls before swines?” …Thus said, but I have YOU as reference, but where-else, can I and my keen-insight be in dire-need?
    …No rest for the weary; no tea for the tiller-man!

  158. X,Y,”and Z” March 4, 2010

    @Jermain — K, here’s you’ll do: “I suggest you re-read all my posts,” carefully edit and rethink YOUR-retort, THEN hit the enter key and “LET ME HAVE IT – K, homey?” In this way, you’ll have a much-needed head-start on what should be an interesting blog-session! After all, YOU’RE NOT ONE TO MESS WITH – right, “homey?”

    …I’ll revisit later-on, and THEN, be-subject to the severe-lashings of your engrossing-wit and intellect!

    Till such time,
    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  159. Reasonable Voice March 4, 2010

    @ XYZ and Gone

    Your right mind left some time ago.
    __________
    “And to, once-again, address what you, or was it another Rihanna-stan, had said: “Even in that Cell Phone Warrant, it had said that Rihanna “gouged-at/hit” Chris about the eyes!”
    _____________
    Really? Where does it say that? My comments with links to the smoking gun are no longer waiting to be moderated. Where in the warrant does it say this?

    _____________
    “Warrants are written – in a way – as to incite, excite and enrage a response in the intended audience: the judge – who SHOULD be moved to grant said permission! That warrant, took EXTREME-liberties with the truth – EXTREME LIBERTIES!”
    _______________

    so then, why did you tell people to read the warrant at the smoking gun website as evidence that Rihanna was the aggreesor if you have such misgivings about warrants.
    and I quote . . .

    “…It’s really difficult for us to have any conversation if you’re NOT familiar with said, referenced-material, so I’d suggest you go-over to smokinggun.com and read that Cell Phone Warrant – in it’s entirety – THEN, we can have some semblance-of-an-exchange; again, RIF- Reading IS Fundamental!”
    _________________

    Funny how you posted three TMZ links except the one with the actual police report. Unless you have any other evidence to offer that Rihanna was the aggressor other than “Rihanna is a b****,” then you’re out of gas. You can’t prove anything of the slanderous accusations that you posted in your 9:50 comment. All of this has just been more loonatic, victim blaming speculation on your part, and it’s really sad. Seek help.

  160. OJ March 4, 2010

    oh s***, she does look like T-Boz

  161. newsflash haters March 4, 2010

    newsflash haters,,,how is lady gaga has bein in the game before rihanna?
    if by being in the game, u mean lady gaga was looking for labels to sign her. yea.
    hell she sign to DEF JAM and la reid dropped her….they decided to stick to rihannna cause they thoughtt rihanna had the it factor..
    _____________________________________________________________________

    you need to do your research before you start stanning heavily for someone you don’t even know their background, then you are talking about me? i was not just talking about gaga being dropped from Def Jam, hell I don’t blame them for dropping her, if she wasn’t delivering, she wasn’t delivering. Its not their fault that she went back to the drawing table and totally reinvented herself, some years after she got dropped and came up with her gaga persona. She was out before rihanna. She had an album, and a band, and she was not, I repeat was not a success, till she came up with a gimmick. OF course you gonna say it don’t matter what she did before, but if rihanna had come out as mary jane, put out an album, got dropped, had a band, then change her looks, then you would have been delving into her past and said it took her getting dropped, forming a band, releasing an unsuccessful record, then coming up with a gimmick to finally sell. And that is exactly what your so called original artist gaga did. She was a miss before she finally became a hit. NOt to mention, she had years to study and perfect her craft and made sure she got it right this time around. And did I mention she went to school ( college) of the performing arts, so she was taught all of this. It didn’t come natural. SO maybe you need to check your info instead of telling me to check mine. and NO rihanna was nothing like fe fe and Kelis, you guys are just saying that to say something. She don’t look anything like them and her music sounds nothing like them. She stays in her own lane and delivers the hits.

  162. MS.CLAY March 4, 2010

    @ Jermaine

    LMMFAOOOOOOO!!! Sweetie, all I did was note the fact that your beginning statement was completely contradictory to the rest of your comment/essay! Did I get you that upset in order for you to write an entirely new essay! Aw, you’re so awesome! (heavy sarcasm)

    Well, if you want it here it goes…..

    First of all, How can you determine if someone is in a Psychiatric ward by commenting on a blog? Is it just because I disagree with you and the stans? And if you think I’m in a psychiatric ward and this so-called psycho corrected your contradictory statement and essay, where does that leave you?

    Can you possibly comment without contradicting yourself once again. You say we put so much time and energy in arguing Rihanna yet you reply with multiple essays??? You say you don’t give a flying f** about what we have to say yet you still reply with multiple essays???

    And darling, you say you’re neutral but so am I. Just because I think Rihanna is talentless and I am not on her c*** every 10 seconds, doesn’t mean I’m not neutral. You can’t determine that just from this post because if so I could say that you’re not neutral as well. I mean, just because a person isn’t riding Rihanna, that means that their on Prozac???? I comment about my own opinions and how I feel about the artist/music/situation regardless of who or what it’s about it can be negative or positive. I don’t result to calling Rihanna a w****, s***, bad person, b****, instigator (CB), or any other name. I only comment on her style (hair, clothes, etc), albums, music, success, talent, or lack there of. I have said not one thing about her and the CB situation recently because like you said everyone should let the s*** go, PERIOD. I gave my opinion on it when it happened over a year ago and that was all the situation was gonna get from me. IT’S OVER! Geez!

    Also Please retire/destroy/abolish/burn the word hater or “hater central” because it’s extremely old and used out of context.

    That is all.

  163. X,Y, “and Z’ March 4, 2010

    @Reasonable Voice — Here’s the link: http://www.thesmokinggun.com/archive/years/2009/0305093brown5.html

    Once there, direct YOUR-ATTENTION to line 24-25: “She reached up, with her left hand, and began attempting to gouge HIS EYES!” Lines 19-20 you might also find interesting: “She was able to feel the vehicle swerving from right to left as Brown sped away!”

    …”Reasonable voice”, must I “Always-draw-YOU-a-picture?” I mentioned that one-MUST-always “have some-reservation,” and one’s ’emotions in-check’, when reading warrants – of ANY-sort! …THAT, was-the-idea-behind my statements regarding the writing of -and “contents-within” – said affidavit! …In other words, don’t let the stuff you read in a warrant “get the better of you” – the info there-within tends to exaggerate, IF-NOT distort-the-truth.

    …But THAT’S-the-idea: Have the party reading said document, the judge, THEN-become “moved to sign” said warrant!

    ..If the truth, at THAT-instant was known to Judge Schnegg: “Rihanna read HIS cell phone text message, got jealous – EVEN THOUGH, they weren’t in a relationship, and THEN proceeded to smash HIM upside HIS HEAD with ANY-AND-EVERY-THING she could get her hands on – WHILE HE WAS DRIVING – which almost made HIM loose control of said vehicle; while SHE has a history of violent outbursts: her ‘bragging-’bout” smashing bottles upside HER brother’s head in a 2007 interview; I’m sure, given the aforementioned-facts/truths, Judge Schnegg WOULD NOT HAVE signed that Warrant – NOT A CHANCE! Ergo, the stretching-of-truth; the-hyperbole and hysteria.

    …And as I’ve said, after all-is-said-and-done, he WASN’T charged with PUTTING HIS- HANDS on her, he was ONLY charged with ATTEMPT/WANTING TO: “Assault” and NOT “Battery!”

    …While “Jermaine” is writing to our-embattled/much-loved 44th President, just maybe we could get him to mention, in a line-or-two, ’bout our severely-underfunded Public Education System; after-all: RIF – READING IS FUNDAMENTAL!!

  164. Reasonable Voice March 4, 2010

    @xyz

    apparently I have to draw a picture because lines 21 and 22 of the warrant say

    “She reached up with her left hand and began attempting to gauge his eyes out in an attempt to free herself. “ (from the headlock he had her in)

    STFU already. No where in the warrant does it say that Rihanna was the aggressor. Chris Brown is convicted, woman beating felon that was so guilty that he didn’t even try to fight the charge. He confessed and copped a plea whether you like it or not.

  165. Reasonable Voice March 4, 2010

    correction, start at line 22, not 21, or better yet start at the beginning of that paragraph which is line 16, I believe

    . . . trying to play it off like she tried to gauge his eyes out before he put her in a headlock and started her punching her. You’re even more dellusional and illiterate than I first suspected because you can’t tell the difference between someone initiaing a physical fight vs. someone defending themselves in the warrant. Find a new talking point to harp on, since you seem to be having trouble digging up any concrete evidence to prove that Rihanna was the physical aggressor in the attack. Blaming Rihanna for getting mauled by Chris Brown with your flimsy links has gone past ridiculous.

  166. X,Y,”and Z” March 4, 2010

    @Reasonable voice – The word is “GOUGE” and we’ve, or I’ve-ATTEMPTED-to, use it as/at: “GOUGED-AT” Which is how that Cell Phone Warrant reads,- once-again RIF!

    …I didn’t say that, that Cell Warrant identified Rihanna as the ‘Aggressor and Instigator”, how could it? …It’s NOT HER STATEMENT; excerpts of her statement were leaked to TMZ, her biggest supporter, who-THEN-quoted LAPD investigators, WHO-THEN identified Rihanna as the “Aggressor and Instigator,” after SHE read HIS Cell Phone text message, became enraged and THEN attacked him! And I’ll say, yet-again, if the events were, as told, in said warrant, which reads that CB hit Rihanna; why-then, was he NOT charged with Assault AND Battery? Wouldn’t you say that he, according to THAT Cell Warrant, Battered Rihanna? If the events of that evening were as-told in that Cell Phone Warrant, he should have been charged with Attempted Murder, NOT “Assault”! “Assault”: The attempt/want/desire to do bodily-harm! “Battery”: the Actual doing of bodily-harm to someone’s person!!

    …Things that make you go hmm…..
    Could CBreezy have gotten a fair trial – if he’d had taken-it to trial? NO! I think the DA would have had a hell-of-a-time, in finding an unbiased jury poo,l to select 12! …Would HE, then, have gotten the California Supreme Court to dismiss the case on said grounds? …That would have been not-entriely unpresidented, but given the highly-charged climate surround him, I don’t think the DA’s office would have “let-up”, Chris didn’t want to take the chance; after all, even IF you were told, from Rihanna’s very-own mouth, that SHE went-off-on-him and hit him with any-and-everything she could get HER hands on – you’d THEN have said NO, Chris is a man and should have taken her beating!

    …Well guess-what? Not every-man whats to be a door-mat!!

    …You don’t-go starting a fight, get the worst of it, THEN, go-crying to the cops, give pages and pages of a statement, THEN, watch the world tear-down the person YOU supposedly love?!?! …And, deep-in-YOUR-HEART, YOU KNOW lies were being told on/about them!

    …And if you didn’t know, “biting”, by-a-man, is a “DEFENSIVE-MANEUVER”!! It’s NOT offensive; meaning, you ONLY bite to “ward-off” an attacker, it’s the very-last thing you do, as one WHO IS GETTING ATTACKED: in close quarters-you bite to-defend yourself!

    Also, if YOU were-to-believe, that he placed HER, in a headlock till she passed-out, I yet-again, direct your attention – diminished in capacity as it is – to her 20/20 interview when ask, by Mrs. Sawyer: “Did he choke you till you pass-out?”
    Rihanna: “NO, I didn’t pass-out!”

    Chris; ONLY-AFTER getting his head smashed-in by Rihanna’s use of HIS Cell Phone as a weapon, tried to restrain-her, hence his HOLDING HER HEAD, IN-HIS-LAP! That, was/is your “choke-hold” – which NEVER HAPPENED!

    @Jermaine — While you’re “penning” THAT letter, to our-embattled/much-loved 44th President, can you ALSO request “set-asides” for much-needed classes in/for “Critical-Thinking?” ..There seems to be dire-need for, NOT-ONLY, ‘a-RIF campaign’, but also, Critical-Thinking Skill-Set Remediation! …Much of our blogging-population are in wanton-need!

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  167. Reasonable Voice March 4, 2010

    “Biting by a man is a defensive maneuver”

    @xyz

    Ok, it’s a wrap. where are the doctors in the white coats when you need them. Someone needs to take you away. As if it couldn’t get any worse, you’ve resorted to sexist lunacy.

    Oh yawn, your attempt at moving the goal posts yet again and derailing isn’t fooling most. First it was, “she was the aggressor,” then it was “see, I can prove it, look at my (speculative) tmz links,” then it was “read the warrant on the smoking gun,” which only further proved that she was acting in self defense and made no mention of Ri having struck Chris first. Then, it was “oh, you can’t trust warrants.” (Oh really, that didn’t stop you as offering up the warrant on the smoking gun to try to prove your point) Now, it’s ‘biting can’t be done in self defense” and “you don’t go starting fights,” as if verbal arguments justify domestic violence.

    The truth is you have no solid evidence that Rihanna physically assaulted Chris first. That’s why it’s so easy for me to refute you because I don’t even have to try hard. You want to believe that she assaulted him first because you can’t wrap your mind around the fact that Brown beat, bit, and punched Rihanna like an animal. You’re no different from other victim blamers, you just rant longer than most.

    Again, I implore you to get help. Chris has

  168. newsflash haters March 4, 2010

    rihanna now has 14 top ten hits. She is now the artist with the most top tens since 2000. Now whose a bad bish?

  169. shanny March 4, 2010

    @ resonable voice how u say chris brown singles are flops wen CNN REPORTED

    ” Particularly when you add in the number of individual tracks sold, which need to be accounted for in the era of iTunes, Mitchell said. Rihanna has sold 1.7 million tracks, and Brown is right behind her at 1.4 million.”

    which is outstanding great considering in the condition he is in about the whole domestic violence stuff

    so stop the hate

  170. shanny March 4, 2010

    @new flash haters thats what happens wen u put out 4 albums in 5 years 🙂

  171. newsflash haters March 4, 2010

    @shanny that don’t mean a thing. You could put out four albums in five years and still never have a hit. Face the facts, rihanna is a hit maker and you can’t deny that.

  172. X,Y,”and Z” March 4, 2010

    @Reasonable Voice — “Biting BY ANYONE is defensive-by-nature, you don’t bite someone as an “offensive tool/tactic” – if you knew any about law enforcement or self-defense, then you’d know; but seen as though you’re resolute-in-your-denying-the-obvious, and wantonly-blissful, in YOUR ignorance, I’ll allow you, YOUR well-cultured, self-erected wantonly-disjointed existence; but ever should YOU find the need: womensselfdefense.info/111.html
    tactselfdefense.blogspot.com/ ezinearticles.com/?Street-Fighting-Moves—The-Top-4-Reasons-Why-You-Should-Bite-When-You-Fight&id=1912759

    Now, to address your NEXT point: I’ll say, YET AGAIN, I mentioned that Cell Phone Warrant to show that EVEN the most-damning, said against CB couldn’t have happened, and was mostly discredited by Rihanna, during her 20/20 interview with Mrs. Diane Sawyer:
    1) Did Chris “Choke you tiil you passed-out(lost consciousness)?”
    Rihanna – “No, he didn’t!”
    2.)Did Chris “Slam you into a wall?”
    Rihanna- “No, he didn’t!” (This was asked NOT once, but twice!)
    3.)Was there “escalating violence”
    Rihanna – “NO, it was the first time he hit me!”

    Those links that I had previously post, FROM TMZ, her loudest supporter, his most-unrelenting and venomous/venial detractor, said that Rihanna was the “Aggressor and Instigator” AFTER she read HIS cell phone text message, from a woman WHO he had a previous sexual relationship with! :http://news.ninemsn.com.au/entertainment/768865/rihanna-hit-chris-brown-firstNo

    …Again, you can try to discredit news-organizations who have ‘sources’, but if you do, where are you?

    >From TMZ – Rihanna’s biggest and loudest supporter: Sources say Rihanna was the first one to strike — slapping and striking Brown “numerous times” while he was drivΩing, after seeing the text message from another woman. And Rihanna was fighting Brown as he punched and hurt her. We’re told much of this is reflected in the official police report based on what Rihanna told cops. As a result, they say, this is not a case that demands a felony plea.

    Read more: http://www.tmz.com/2009/03/09/brown-wants-misdemeanor-plea-no-jail-time/#ixzz0hEt8mCFL

    I’ll have you direct YOUR attention to: “MUCH OF THIS IS REFLECTED IN THE OFFICIAL POLICE REPORT!! …That Cell Phone Warrant, by the way, and as I’ve thoroughly discredited, is NOT her “OFFICIAL STATEMENT!” …I’ve made reference to said, several times, to ONLY, time-and-time again highlight this fact!

    Didn’t Rihanna brag ’bout smashing bottles upside HER brother’s head in a 2007 interview? Why yes, sure she did! …It was/is Rihanna who has a penchant for violence, NOT Chris!

    …But you’re quite-adept in the use of reverse psychology, now aren’t you? …But try as YOU-HAVE, and most-certainly will; what Rihanna has said; what Rihanna didn’t say; what the public knows – what was told to them are lies and untruths! The facts and truth remains, hidden in plain-sight, for all who WANT TO SEE THE TRUTH: “Rihanna iniitated the violence in THAT CAR on “Feb 8th/09” and was characterized by the LAPD investigators as T-H-E Aggressor and Instigator of said violence against Chris Brown!

    …The lies and hysteria and attempted character assination of Chris Brown came-to-ahead, and was presented for public consumption during that 20/20 interview; but the public found the taste rancid and wanted no-part of it; Rihanna is NOW Toxic! CoverGirl wants nothing-more to do with her; L.A. Reid’s name is NOW tarnished, and she’ll YET-AGAIN will try to spin-her-way out of the “darkness!”

    But, guess what? There can be no-escape from the dark – at least – not for Rihanna!
    Chris Brown “took the high road” and for that, he’ll be rewarded: the antics of Charlie Sheen/Mary J. Blige and Elin Woods will SURELY see to that!

    So, in closing, I’ve made THIS prediction, I’ll yet-again restate it: Rihanna’s REAL STATEMENT will eventually come-to-light, someone, somewhere will put-it-out-there for ALL TO SEE; it’ll be THEN that we’ll all see – just ‘what-a-liar’, user and misfit, Robyn Rihanna Fenty REALLY is! …It’ll be THAT time that she’ll find herself as an outcast, pariah and will-then, only richly-deserve the title: “The last (loneliest) girl on earth!”

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  173. Shanny March 4, 2010

    @flash I’m not hating lol my last post wasn’t hateful lol

  174. Reasonable Voice March 4, 2010

    @xyz

    If TMZ is Rihanna’s biggest supporter, as you claim, then why do you keep posting links from that site to prove you point? Why don’t you suggest we look at the warrant from the smoking gun (LOL)? And We’ve already been through this, boo boo. That TMZ article you link to mentions speculative, unnamed sources about what Brown wanted after he’d been charged with a felony. That point is moot anyway because he plead guilty to all of the felonius charges.

    And btw, writing lengthy posts does not give you the control to discredit anything. You’re not in any position to discredit anyone because not only do you have no hard evidence to prove your point, you have no power as well. The only missing statement from Rihanna is the one you’ve conjured up after forgetting to take your medication. Why don’t you show us this phantom statement from Rihanna that’s supposed to exonerate Chris and show that Rihanna was the agressor. Oh wait, you don’t have it because it doesn’t exist. How about the cell phone warrant you suggested we read in its entirety.
    ____________

    “…It’s really difficult for us to have any conversation if you’re NOT familiar with said, referenced-material, so I’d suggest you go-over to smokinggun.com and read that Cell Phone Warrant – in it’s entirety – THEN, we can have some semblance-of-an-exchange; again, RIF- Reading IS Fundamental!”

    and

    “…Rihanna was the Aggressor and Instigator in THAT car on Feb 8th/09 – you can TRY to re-write/spin history/the truth – try, as you will!”
    _____________

    So, then the link to the warrant is posted, and It makes no mention of Rihanna having hit Chris first. Instead, it states the exact opposite and that Ri acted in self defense. but no no no, after you’re made to look foolish then you backtrack . . .
    ____________

    …I didn’t say that, that Cell Warrant identified Rihanna as the ‘Aggressor and Instigator”, how could it? …

    and then you offer more “credible” evidence supposedly proving Rihanna’s guilt by calling her a b****, this that and the other, foaming at the mouth when presented with hard evidence (ie warrant/police report, Brown’s felony charges, plea, sentencing) disproving yours.

    Put up or shut up, hun, and try to do it about a half hour after your next dosage of anti-psychotics so you’ll be lucid next time you reply.

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