Hot Shots: Rihanna Ups The Sexy In Germany

Published: Wednesday 28th Apr 2010 by Sam

Peep Barbados’ Next Top Model, Rihanna, performing in Oberhausen, Germany earlier this week. I guess when lacking in other areas (and ‘lacking’ Ms. Fenty is), the over-selling of sex (appeal) is the next best thing. Oh the industry of today…

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  1. LadyLuck April 28, 2010

    When all else fails, spread ur legs, and grab ur fire crotch…oh but wait, she has been doing that since day one! nothing new…im not surpised at all. damn shame…TALENT, REAL TALENT is lacking in this PRETTY DEF JAM PUPPET

  2. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
    The Queen!!! :-)\

    we are not worthy of her… this blog called TheRihannajuice stays posting on The Queen to get comments!!!!!!!!11

    i taught Flop juice said she wont sell them show tickets??
    when floppy rowland gon dew it? or when Floriah carey gon try to dew it again?

    oh thats right!! Neveruary!!

    keep sucking the Queen c*** Flop juice!

    thats why yall just a lessor blog!!!

    other blogs>>>>>>>>>>>>. Flopjuice aka Rihannajuice!!

  3. cold case love April 28, 2010

    @ladyluck Shut the f*** up!!!! Everybody dresses this way. Christina, gaga, beyonce, so why is Rihanna being hated on? She has plenty of talent. More talent than u if your sitting behind a computer screen while she’s performing for a SOLD OUT crowd.

  4. Shakera April 28, 2010

    LOVE YOU RIHANNA #thatisall

  5. licaan April 28, 2010

    this b**** is disgusting, i totally agree with you Sam

    Rihoena is all s** and image with no talent. YESSSSSS NO TALENT I REPEAT NO TALENT
    don’t give a f*** if she has 100 #1’s, that is not enough to convince me Riherpe can sing

  6. DizzyGuy1985 April 28, 2010

    She better cover up her coohie..C****** CATCH COLD…

    Rihanna is Rihanna. She is pretty and I love some of her other hits. I can’t hate.

  7. cold case love April 28, 2010

    How is she sexing it up? This is the same outfit she’s had on every tour stop since the tour started. FAILED BLOGGING, FLOP!!!!!!!!!

  8. Rihanna smashed the hommie April 28, 2010

    rihannaguitar

  9. licaan April 28, 2010

    lmao and i thought rihoena stans were boycotting this so called ‘flop blog?!?’

    yet here yall are COMMENTING EVERY DAMN DAY lol pressed b******. Not so much of a flop blog afterall i guess

  10. RihannaLover April 28, 2010

    @CCL and SunshineRD- You guys fall for the same s*** all the time! You don’t need to comment on every damn Rihanna post! Nothing nice is ever going to be said about Rihanna here! They can’t afford to! LOL!!! People will probably stop checking for them!!! She’s their meal ticket!!! At the end of the day,she’s selling out arenas and people want to see her sing and perform regardless of what anyone says about her voice!!! More power to little miss sunshine!!!:-*

  11. cold case love April 28, 2010

    People think its funny taking the beginning of Rihanna’s name an attaching it to words like H*****? If she had h***** she couldn’t wear any of those outfits especially this one. Please talk with SENSE and not look stupid.

  12. Rihanna smashed the hommie April 28, 2010

    little miss hoeshine

  13. LadyLuck April 28, 2010

    @cold case love damn young one, you seem a tad bit upset? whats the matter little simpleton, did i hurt you and your IDOL’s feelings? You damn kids work on my nerves, there was no hate, stating something that is true! Google is ur friend young man, or young lady, or both, who knows! there are more shots of this yamp, showing her crotch than of her actually performing! and more than her “peers” and i use the term peers loosely, cause clearly they are liiiiiiight years waaaayyyy ahead of her! so you go and have urself a chilled coffee, and stop being so salty! its only the world wide web! good night babe 🙂

  14. Gucci April 28, 2010

    wait a minute…..did you throw shade at Rihanna with that overseas comment, but yet PRAISE the fact that Kelly Rowland had a number 1 hit overseas?

    LMAO girl BYEEE!!
    You can’t be serious honey.

  15. jp_G4L April 28, 2010

    @ladyluck Shut the F*** up And get the d*** out your ass .. Stop being a hater you talk a lot fo S*** behind a cumputer if we where in the streets. You’d get your ass kick. B**** you got nothing on rihanna. And that makes you a d*** head… so shut your fat ASS mouth and BOW TO THE QUEEN RIHANNA …b****!!!! (-_-)

  16. licaan April 28, 2010

    little miss ‘hoeshine?’

    LMAOOOOO oh s*** that killed me lol

  17. Gucci April 28, 2010

    I really don’t get it. Does Kelly Rowland/Beyonce/Lady Gaga not sell their s** appeal? I must have must a post like this one when Beyonce was on tour? Oh that’s right, honey you were too busy munching on each others assholes.

    Two gay queens with so little influence and no life. SMH. I know you posted another Rihanna post (this is the 27th one this month) because you were starving. Rihanna puts food on that table honey. Nobody is checking for this gay online community of a blog unless you throw in a Rihanna post or 2 everyday.

  18. Gucci April 28, 2010

    27 posts……and it’s the 28th of April. Literally a Rihanna post every day, but they claim she’s just a model. LOL. The joke got tired about 20 posts ago. Try again please? What does it say about Kelly Rowland that she will never be as famous as “model” Rihanna? SMH. Every time you throw shade at her, you consequently throw shade at your flop idol Kelly as well.

  19. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    @Rihannalover

    dont worry sis! i already know this is a Flop blog.. i just comment on here sometimes cuz Rihanna fans basically make nd own this blog.. thats why i changed the name to TheRihannajuice!

    check their stats VIA google.. the flop as hell.. i just have fun clowning this flopness it is!!! looool

  20. iLuvRihanna April 28, 2010

    ALL I HAVE TO SAY IS THAT RIHANNA IS KILLIN THE GAME RIGHT NOW, AT 22 YEARS OLD: 16+ MILLION ALBUMS SOLD, 14 TOP TEN HITS, 6 #1’S (LEAD FEMALE ARTIST WITH MOST SINCE 2000), 60 MILLION SINGLES SOLD, GRACED THE COVERS OF MANY MAGAZINES, EMBARKED ON THE GGGB TOUR IN 07 (BEST TOUR OF 07), NOW EMBARKING ON A WORL TOUR (NOW PERFORMIN IN SOLD OUT TOURS IN EUROPE, NOTE: SOLD OUT!!). RIHANNA HAS 3 GRAMMYS, OVER 150 AWARDS!!

    RATED R (SUPPOSED FLOP ALBUM): WELL TO BREAK IT DOWN, SO FAR WORLWIDE RIHANN HAS SOLD 2.5 MILLION COPIES, IN THE U.S (860K)!! THIS IS RIHANNA’S FASTEST SELLING ALBUM TO DATE, IF THATS THE CASE IT WILL BEAT GGGB (PREVIOUS BEST SELLER) WHICH SOLD 8-9 MILLION WW!! RATED R OPENED IN THE U.S WITH 181K SOLD GGGB OPENED WITH 165K…WHOS THE FLOP?? OKKKAY NEXT….RIHANNA RELEASED “RUSSIAN ROULETTE” (PEAKED #9), “HARD” (PEAKED #8) AND “RUDE BOY” (PEAKED #1 BOTH IN U.S AND WW) HOLDING THE #1 SPOT FOR FIVE CONSECTUTIVE WEEKS!!! HER NEW SINGLE “ROCKSTAR 101” WILL IMPACT RADIOS IN THE NEXT MONTH (SO GET READY, WE COMING FOR THE #1 SPOT AGGGGAIN)!! AND SHE IS ALSO RELEASING THE SMASH SINGLE “TE AMO” WW!! WOW, ALEJANDRO WILL BE BLOCCCCKED FRM THE #1 SPOT JUS LIKE “RUDE BOY” SENT “TELEPHONE” STR8 TO VOICEMAIL!!

    YOU GUYS SAY GAGA IS BETTER ON STATISTICS LEVEL BUT WHEN GAGA CAN SELL 16+ MILLION ALBUMS AND 6 #1 HITS, HOLLA AT ME, BUT FOR NOW KICK ROCKS!! GAGA IS STILL CONSIDERED AN AMATEUR IN THE POP SCENE WHILE RIHANNA IS AN ICON HOLDING THE TITLE “POP’S PRINCESS” AND BEEN IN THE GAME FOR 5-6 YEARS…….GAGA WHOOO?? OKKAY NEXT…..

    BE SURE TO CATCH RIHANNA ON HER LATEST TOUR THIS SUMMER IN THE U.S #LastGirlOnEarthTOUR STARTING JULY 2, 2010! ALSO RIHANNA WILL BE RELEASING “RATED R” REMIXES ON MAY 25TH, BE SURE TO GET YUR COPY!!!

    #DEUCES #THATISALL AND AGGGGAIN RIHANNA IS KILLING THE POP GAME RIGHT NOW!!

  21. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    from one of my good sises on twitter!

    lmao!!

    #dearsomeone, Your flop blog is a #fail. I know ya’ll love Rihsus because ya’ll post about her everday!!!

  22. iLuvRihanna April 28, 2010

    I DNT UNDERSTAND, IF YU DNT LIKE RIHANNA THEN WHY WASTE YUR F***** PRECIOUS TIME TO COME AND COMMENT ON HER POST?? **LAUGHS** WOW!! THATS STUPID, DUMBEST THING I EVER SEEN!!

    WOW!! RIHANNA IS RUNNING S***, I MEAN WHO GETS PAID TO SIT 100-150K TO SIT FRONT ROW AT A FASHON SHOW WHILE BEYONCE 80-100K? *DIES*

    GOODBYE, YU GUYS ARE CRAZZZZZZY 🙂

  23. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    yes!!!
    she lil miss h** shine
    smashed the homies
    fingered herself on stage
    smashed everyone in the industry
    cant dress
    cant sing
    cant dance
    cant act
    cant walk
    cant talk
    cant eat
    cant sleep
    dont have fingers
    sucks d***

    but yet she still sells out 34,000 crowds currently, Had ur recent #1 and ur still buying her songs on itunes!!!

    so wat do all those names actually do to her??? am just wondering??lmfao

    haters stay mad!! id be mad too!!!

    The Queen!!!!!!!!!!! We are not Worthy!! 🙁 *bows* Rihsus!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. iLuvRihanna April 28, 2010

    OHHHH I FORGOT TO MENTION RIHANNA SOLD OUT MSG IN NY IN 2 DAYS……!! DAMN RIRI IS STACKIN THAT PAPER!! GET EM GIRL

  25. iLuvRihanna April 28, 2010

    YOU GUYS GIVE HER ALL THESE NAMES BUT SHE JUS IGNORE YALL AND LET YALL KNOW WHATS REALLY GOOD IN HER SONGS =========> FOR EXAMPLE “HARD”!!!!

  26. JP_G4L April 28, 2010

    @Rihannasmashedthehommie B**** shut the F*** up!! .. Just like all the other rihanna haters YOU GOT NOTHING NO RIRI .. So you make up baby s*** like “hoeshine” … you know she’s a great artist and all you B****** can do is call her a h** because you got nothing else … GET A LIFE

  27. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    #Dead

    at the Rihanna crowd being bigger than the hits this blog has ever had in its timespan!!!
    http://twitpic.com/1j6ris
    when yallz nappy headed faves gon sell out shows like dis??

  28. sunshineRD April 28, 2010

    we own this blog!!!
    #basically!!! lool

    MSG is sold out!!
    DEAD at flopjuice

    i mean Rihanna juice said she wasnt selling tickets when pre-sales were out.. smfh… thats how bad they wanted her to #Fail like their blog!!lol!!

  29. JP_G4L April 28, 2010

    @iLuvRihanna yessss!!! thank you #RihannaNavy all day

  30. iLuvRihanna April 28, 2010

    UUUUGHHH

  31. ~TeAM WeeZY~ April 28, 2010

    I see the stans are at it again. It’s ironic how they say this blog is a “Fail” yet they say it’s “thatRIHANNAjuice”?????? Um, ok? Think about that some more stans.

    Anyways,

    I think she looks cute. Makeup looks flawless! I just hope that’s not a thong because that would be a little too much. But it’s funny how these still shots make it look like she’s actually performing well. =|

  32. RELEVANCE April 28, 2010

    WOW!! TOTALLY HOOKER-TASTIC……!

  33. Gucci April 28, 2010

    I’m sorry but @sunshineRD honey i think they Kelly stans know she will NEVER in her career sell out 35k stadiums. They can throw shade after shade but they can’t change that fact. That’s the reason they get on here acting a fool. All bark and no bite. At least Rihanna stans buy her music. Kelly stans come on here talking mess and never get in line to purchase her flop albums.

  34. Symone April 28, 2010

    Poor fool is so desperate to spread her legs,she does it onstage.Wait I thought her ‘friend’ Melissa was there to take care of that infested garbage hole of hers.Or is it that r***** Matt.
    Poor fool always has to take away from the fact she has no talent……. I hear her shows are BORING WITH A CAPITAL B, so the robotic looking fool has to go through drastic measures to make people ‘”pay attention”….Such an embarassment to REAL artists….

  35. Symone April 28, 2010

    The real truth is that from what I hear……….ForeAnna does not respond to her fans.Infact a friend of mine who is a fan of that woman told me herself that her sites are boring ,so these Stans come here for attention.It’s funny to see people rep her as if they are her themselves…

  36. Symone April 28, 2010

    These Stans are still going around telling massive lies about her shows being sold out.For all my common sense people,notice they never have any real links,just a bunch of made up links by other obsessed Stans….

  37. licaan April 28, 2010

    i remember ‘Hard’

    We have such an impact on her life, she went ahead and mentioned us in one of her songs
    Oh Riherpe u shouldn’t have! 🙂 LOL

  38. ewww April 28, 2010

    HONESTLY OUT BEYONCE ,LADY GAGA ,CHRISTINA A., BRITNEY SPEARS, CIARA, HAIRY HILSON, RIHANNA MIGHT BE THE LEAST TALENTED OUT OF THEM BUT I THINK SHE WILL BE AN ICON AND THE REST WILL FADE AWAY(BRITNEY IS ALREADY AN ICON) BECAUSE SHE HAS SOME THAT YALL CANT STOP TALKING ABOUT HER. ATLEAST BEYONCE TALENTED AND YALL TALK S*IT ABOUT HER. RIHANNA JUST GOT SOME THING IRRESTIBLE WERE U LOVE HER OR HATE HER ( SO DOES CIARA) SHE A BAD B**** THE NEXT MADONNA (CIARA NEXT JANET) EVERYONE ELSE WILL FADE AWAY. BESIDES CHRISTINA A.

  39. cold case love April 28, 2010

    @symone B**** cut the crap. You are so obsessed with Rihanna and your not even a fan.

    18,000 SEATS SOLD OUT PROOF >>>> http://www.twitpic.com/1j61m1

  40. Aunt Jackie April 28, 2010

    Rihanna looks the way she always does.

    People criticize HER in particular because she is s** over substance…not because she tries to be s***.

    DUH.

    @ Symone

    You know her fans are working over time trying to convince themselves that her shows are sold out.

    All that stuff is irrelevant though. Rihanna is popular enough for people to believe the spin machine she has, chicks not going away until that changes….and the tide seems to have turned on her quite a bit in the last 6 months……..

  41. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @Symone

    Nobody is lying about her shows except TGJ and everyone claiming that they are not sold out. You saw the twitpics honey. Not one empty seat. Once again you are pressed but it’s A OKAY. We know you are just hating for attention. I gave you 3 seconds. Happy? Now go buy some soap and wash up because Rihanna just s*** on your entire life, girl.

  42. justin_Sofly April 28, 2010

    i hate when women grab they p**** like this ….that s*** is just unlady like ugh

  43. DODO April 28, 2010

    Just check Madison Square Garden. There r plenty I mean plenty of seats available.

  44. Symone April 28, 2010

    For the bytches that can’t resist mentioning my name. Get over it bytches because I will always make you mad because I am not a fan never have been and I don’t sugarcoat anything for nobody! You just keep lying as you will do but I will not be the one to buy your desperate lies!

  45. cold case love April 28, 2010

    @dodo No there are not plenty of seats left. Stop exaggerating. The show is sold out (95%+ sold) and there are so few tickets left u can’t buy them in pairs. Check the facts.

  46. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @DODO

    But sweetie her North American tour doesn’t start until July. Overseas, all of her shows have been sold out. You’re reaching.

    Honestly, people come on here repeating everything they read on this blog or some other blog and acting like it’s a fact. Once you tell them the truth, and pull up the statistics, they go into this entire rant about Rihanna team making stuff up. People will believe whatever they want to believe. The people who don’t like her will ALWAYS believe the negative and dismiss the truth. It doesn’t even matter though because even without you, she’s still doing her thing.

  47. Symone April 28, 2010

    @ DODO………….You are so right.

    These desperate Stans spread all kinds of lies because that’s what they and their queen have in common…..These Stans share the same lies with each other and then come on this site getting mad at people that don’t buy their foolishness!

  48. DODO April 28, 2010

    Listen I know what I talking about. There a plenty of seats left.

  49. licaan April 28, 2010

    Rihoena is scratching her STD lol

  50. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @Symone

    Sweetie we know you are not a fan. Nobody cares. All of your fairy tales about your friend of a friend of a friend who didn’t hear a response from Rihanna and blah blah blah…so unncessary when you JUST ADMITTED that you don’t like her. Question: Why are you here? Does that not make you a hater, to admit you have never been a fan of someone but yet blatantly get on every post about them and start making things up? Boo, you need professional help that obviously cannot be obtained via and urban blog.

    Get a grip sweetie. Nobody cares about you, your irrelevant hating ass opinions, or your raggedy ass attention seeking comments. BYE.

    🙂

  51. GETITIN April 28, 2010

    How can you talk about Rihanna “upping the s***” when you have a post with Keri Hilson exposing damn near all of her b****** right below this???

    BYE HATER

  52. Symone April 28, 2010

    @ Aunt Jackie…You are so right.They are definitely working overtime to believe she’s all sold out,she hasn’t even sold out all her dates overseas.Some of the venues are small too but you know that’s the part they leave out. At times I feel sorry for them because they have got to be some sad asses to live vicariously through that woman.

  53. DODO April 28, 2010

    @Gucci That overseas

  54. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @DODO

    Okay sweetie. You know what you are talking about but yet I see no proof, no statistic…only an irrelevant, unsupported opinion. Tickets went on sale 17 days ago, bye the way.

  55. cold case love April 28, 2010

    Symone is the only desperate b**** in the post. Making up friends (I.e. Her “grandma”) and s*** to prove a point. In every Rihanna post religiously yet claims not to like her. Just showed this ignorant h** a twitpic of the 18,000+ sold out crowd SOMEONE THERE posted. So who’s lying Symone? You, your “friend”, your “grandma, or the Rihanna stans?

  56. Symone April 28, 2010

    @ Gucci…….Didn’t I dismiss your ass from another post? The real truth is that you came on a post worrying about who I didn’t comment on,so apparently my posts are not that irrelevant to you…..LMAO! Bytch be gone

  57. Wooda April 28, 2010

    she’s playing with her va-jay’jay on stage for entertainment cuz lacks everthing else…If you gone ur self a singer then be one…not yodle or sing like a billy goat. I all for s** appeal but this beyond its H**-APPEAL….TRAMP-ISM…go h** go

  58. Wooda April 28, 2010

    she’s playing with her va-jay’jay on stage for entertainment because lacks everything else…If you gone call ur self a singer then be one…not yodle or sing like a billy goat. I’m all for s** appeal but this beyond its H**-APPEAL….TRAMP-ISM…go h** go

  59. licaan April 28, 2010

    @Gucci

    Symone is YOU on a kelly Rowland post, you dumbass hypocrite
    Your avatar fits you well, looks like a mouth full of s***

  60. cold case love April 28, 2010

    @wooda She’s not “playing” with herself. She’s grabbing her crotch while singing “Hard” like the always does, hence the pink tank.

    I mean seriously why would she masturbate on stage? She can’t even. She has a tan bandage under the outfit.

  61. ewww April 28, 2010

    my point proven RIHANNA IS SO Important everyone and their mammas got sumthing to say about her good or bad

  62. licaan April 28, 2010

    2 million copies WW in 5 MONTHS, she is a flop b**** for a so called ‘queen’ and worldwide superstar bleh

    and yes it’s 2 milli not 3+
    her stans stay lying smh. Lie about ‘sold out’ tours, album sales and everything! Lies, lies and more lies

  63. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @licaan

    Kelly Rowland sold 2 world wide million in 8 years. Where were you on her posts? I must have missed you, hun. You are bitter, and sort of retarded. You keep saying everyone is lying but how come you’re not proving your truth with stats? Going back and fourth while offering no credible information is meaningless. For the record though sweetie, every venue at the EUROPEAN leg of her tour is in fact sold out. As for the North American leg of her tour, there are still seats available. I think people are getting the two confused..but she doesn’t start the North American leg until JULY and tickets went on sale 17 days ago. You’re getting upset for no reason because there’s 3 months to go before you make your case about “not selling”. Get over yourself.

  64. R.Dub April 28, 2010

    A straight man would ogle at this ish and only a GAY man would create a post like this,so can we save the f** clichés for Perez Hilton Sam?

  65. chriisy April 28, 2010

    Yall stans are so fake and phony! And you know what, you actually know it, but will never admit it, yall know yall mentioned beys “pus*y popping” and stay how that’s all she does, and all of a sudden it “everybody does it” gtfoh, all this bish do is sell s** and her puss cuz she sure aint selling talent!

  66. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @R.Dub
    Girl, Sam and Trent are so deep in that closet, they’re actually finding Kelly Rowland CDs.
    We all know they are gay. The only people who don’t know seem to be them. 🙂

  67. chriisy April 28, 2010

    Yall keep talking abt msg, what abt the rest of the dates? Srly I wanna know lmao. Msg been sold out sice the first day yet till thiss day u can still buy tix! When will actually be sold out?? Lmfao, stop lying to yourselves!!! U do yourselves a disservice

  68. Gucci April 28, 2010

    @Symone
    Honey the only one who was dismissed was you. I’m actually not worried about you in the slightest, just trying to figure out why you are here if you admit to never liking Rihanna, that’s all. But apparently you don’t even know the answer either. Get it together sweetie. You’re so damn thirsty for attention you can’t even figure out why you came here in the first place. Do like Trey Songz and “Say Ahh” because obviously you love opening your mouth and wiping Rihanna’s ass with it. hmmk? 🙂

  69. X,Y,”and Z” April 28, 2010

    You can’t-trust ANYTHING that comes from Camp-Rihanna – NOT A THING!!!

    Camp-Rihanna: a cesspool of smoldering, festering, undulating, rotting-organic matter; whose one-and-only, reason-for-being, is to provide, as breeding-ground, yet-seen “Microbial Ebola-esque death”, and other-said pernicious ‘organic and inorganic/tangible and intangible’ plagues of both body-and-soul; within host: heaven-and-earth!

    … May God, in his ‘high-heaven’, have mercy – on us all….

    X,Y,”and Z”

  70. RANDOM April 28, 2010

    this is what keeps your blog alive not you or anything you could ever post thats not concerning her.

    you fail trini piece of s***

  71. Fatima April 28, 2010

    Do you morons have ANY IDEA how stupid you look complaining about Rihanna and then fawning over Keri Hilson for doing the exact same thing one post down!? I can’t even wrap my head around your pointlessness. How about you actually try to have a decent site, talk about more than 4 artist, post a review that doesn’t include the phrase “recession special” and quit wasting time saying the same thing about Rihanna over and over again. I can’t believe it takes two morons to run this s***. Seriously, your hypocrisy on this post really sent me over. Functioning brain cells is a recommendation for blog owners.

  72. Fatima April 28, 2010

    And by making posts all like this, you’ve made your comments a breeding ground for stans and haters. There’s nothing rational about this site anymore. That may sound odd from me after a rant like I just posted, but seriously, look what you let it turn into. You’re getting your hits off of tired “controversies” but you’ve made a toxic environment for anyone who wants to rationally discuss music outside the lens of blind fandom or pathetic vendettas. This fetid mess of a site needs to die.

    Try and tell me I’m not wrong on this one.

  73. S*** April 28, 2010

    @ Cold Case Love (That song is Awful BTW)

    WOW, Good Job, Now its time for you to try to convince us that RiYAWNna is Talented & can Sing Live… Oh yes, Tell us how Great her Amazing 10 Octave Powerhouse Vocals are, & dont leave out her amazing Dancing & Writing abilities, Oh & dont forget her Amazing Stage presence. Tell us how she can Blow Beyonce, Cristina, & (Prime)Whitney/Mariah out of the Water. ~Go Ahead

    I remember when she 1st came out in the SOS Days, She was actually able to fool me into thinking that she has some talent, even just a little bit,

    BUT NOW…

    Sorry But You are gonna have to pay me to get me to go to this chicks concert.

    & Te Amo is just an OK song at best at the end of the day, Im surprised it made the final Cut instead of ‘Hating on the Club’ An obvious better song. & Rockstar Just like Hard is very annoying, Its kinda good, ofcourse it will do something on the charts But it wont crack any dents like Rude Boy did- A wise single choice. If her label was smart they would Release FIRE BOMB Last & call it a Day.

    Instead They intend on over exposing Rihanna & buying shipments so it can look like her Album sold 3 Mill(Thats what the stans wanna Believe) Though it really only sold Just under 2 Mill thus far While sales are steadily decreasing According to the Real world Charts. I really dont know why the Stans dont wanna accept that she has NO TALENT whatsoever, All she has is a (unique) Studio Voice (meaning that she will only sound good with the help of Studio Aid- Case in Point- Her Live Performances. She is just a Singles NOT a Sales Artist- Accept it. Beyonce make RiYAWNna’s Success look like S***. Notice that Rihanna has never really been praised Because PPL see her for wha she is, A gimmick.

  74. S*** April 28, 2010

    & Selling out 18K Seats is nothing to write home about Either. Beyonce sells over 35K Tickets a Show & One of those shows was at a Sold out PACKED Stadium of over 85K PPL

    When RiYAWNna gon do it??

  75. TRATRE April 29, 2010

    wow.she’s a really beautiful girl!!!!

  76. TRATRE April 29, 2010

    @s*** & xyz really every rihanna post? really does she mean that much to u that a rihanna post can’t miss u?it is apparent that ur living for this….ur lives must really suck!!!
    oh well that rihanna reign aint gonna let up!!!!

  77. hihihihi April 29, 2010

    23rd POST OF RIHANNA THIS MONTH

    MORE THAN ANY OTHER ARTIST

    RIHANNA = REAL TALENT

    WHEN ROLING STONES SAYS U PUT ON STRONG VOCALS PERFORMANCES FLOP POOR GHETTO PEOPLE WITHOUT WORK AND BABY DADDIES CANT CHANGE S***

    SAMA AND TRENTIA YALL ARE SOME SUCKAS

  78. hihihihi April 29, 2010

    @S***:

    WHEN WILL NAS HAVE 2K IN AN CONCERT

    FAILURE

  79. Misty April 29, 2010

    RihaHO again?! Damn TGJ! is she payin’ ya’ll?!?! Stop postin’ about this gurl and then having the NERVE to throw shade at her. Just STOP cuz you’re extending her hour of fame! Every damn day ya’ll are throwing salt at this girl, but from the QUANTITY of the posts ya’ll must be secret fans. I’m getting tooooo sick of her, just stop with it! damn! We ALLLL know RihaNO *ho* can’t sing, dance, is talentless but can pose and model. How many tymes you gotta tell us? We ALLLL Know how the studio effects has saved her career, cuz had it been solely up to live performances, she woulda BEEN out the game, but you don’t need to keep remindig us! The more you do, the more I see this trick, and I’m over it! NEXTTTTTTT
    And I actually could stand this girl before I started coming on this site. But ya’ll have made me sick of her! Damn!

  80. Jay2010 April 29, 2010

    U know what, I used to think the exact same thing, I went to see her yesterday in Paris, and guess what ? the show was GOOD ! It surprised me, she sings well not WONDERFULLY but good, so Sam shut the f*** up please boy, stop the hate when there is no need to do. The only thing that I noticed, is that she never dances and never interacts with the audience, a shame.

  81. Jay2010 April 29, 2010

    @ Cold Case Love, boy the show in Paris wasn’t sold out.

  82. mez April 29, 2010

    I agree with Fatima

  83. NICKY April 29, 2010

    HI SAM AND TRENTEESHA, DID YOU HAVE YOUR MORNING SERVING OF D*** YET?

    F******!!!!

    OBVIOUSLY, MILLIONS OF PEOPLE DON’T AGREE WITH YOU SAMANTHA. CHECK OUT HER CONCERT SELL OUT NUMBERS.

    SMOOOOOOOCHES!!!

  84. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ JAY2010

    THE SHOW WAS SOLD OUT.

    EVERY SINGLE SEAT WILL NOT BE 100% FILLED. BECAUSE SOME PEOPLE WILL NOT SHOW UP AND SOME SCALPERS WILL NOT FILL THE TICKET.

    SOMETIMES, I WONDER ABOUT PEOPLE ON BLOGS. THEY LACK INTELLIGENCE.

    COMMON SENSE.

  85. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Nicky — What can’t you understand??? ….That show WASN’T sold-out; it’s just that simple!!! Who wants to pay their hard-earned funds to see some washed-up 22 y/o drunk has-been struggle-to-walk, across a stage without tripping-up on HER very-own two feet?
    But, as I’ve said, I can’t wait for her to pay a visit to ‘Ol London town. I’d LOVE to see what Sam will have to say bout her performance(s)!
    And as I’ve said, I’m sure Sam will be standing at the front door, of whatever venue she’ll be playing at, and we’ll THEN get an accurate reading on how many showed-up for said concert/tour; it seems, Team-Fenty can’t be trusted!

    Sidenote: Sam, what’s this I hear bout Trey Songz heading your way????

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  86. hihihihi April 29, 2010

    ^^U OBVIOUSLY WOULD PAY YOUR TIME TO SOMKEONE U HATE BC U WRITE LONG STORIES

    U R A WASTE OF LIFE

  87. jonstrax April 29, 2010

    SHE LOOKS GOOD
    AND LOL @ THE NEXT TOP MODEL BIT, THIS BLOG STAYS THROWING SHADE A RIHANNA LMAO

    http://WWW.FRESHURBANENT.CO.UK << CHECK OUT MY ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITE
    COMMENTS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

  88. CiaraMadness April 29, 2010

    Damn….

  89. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ X Y DISEASE

    WHAT CANT YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU’RE A LOSER ALWAYS ON A RIHANNA POST?

    I SERIOUSLY THINK YOU’RE SAM OR TRENT. YALL ARE SOME LOSERS.

    THE ENTIRE EUROPE LEG IS SOLD OUT. CONFIRMED BY MULTIPLE SOURCES. QUIT LYING TO YOURSELF…..SMOOOOOOOOOCHES F*****!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    YOU JUST CANT TAKE THAT RIHANNA IS MAKING MONEY AND YOU’RE NOT. KEEP HATING BOOBOO

    RIHANNA JUST ADDED MORE DATES TO THE US AND EUROPE LEG. HAHAHAHAHAH IF IT WERENT SUCCESSFUL, SHE WOULDNT BE ADDING DATES. SMOOOOOCHES!!!!!!

  90. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ XY DISEASE…..REPEAT AFTER ME, THAT RIHANNA REIGN WILL NEVER LET UP!!!!

    RUDE BOY HAS ACCOMPLISHED:

    #1 ON POP
    #1 ON BILLBOARD HOT 100
    #1 ON RADIO (155MILLION AUDIENCE IMPRESSIONS AS BIG AS SINGLE LADIES)
    #1 ON RINGTONES
    #1 ON RB CHART
    #1 ON DANCE AIRPLAY
    #1 ON RHYTHMIC
    #1 ON URBAN
    #1 ON DANCE AIRPLAY
    #2 ON DIGITAL SONGS
    #2 ON DANCE CHART
    5 WEEKS AT # 1 US
    7 CONSECUTIVE AIRPLAY GAINER WEEKS

    Dont forget about:

    #1 for 4 weeks in the worldwide chart

    #2 in the European charts

    + 1.500.000 copies sold in the US
    + 450.000 copies in the UK
    + 3.000.000 points in the Worldwide chart

    AND…..

    #1 in Australia
    #1 in Bulgaria
    #1 in Brazil
    #1 in Romania

    And TOP 10 in:

    Austria
    Belgium
    Canada
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Netherlands
    Finland
    France
    Germany
    Hungary
    Ireland
    Italy
    New Zealand
    Norway
    Slovakia
    Switzerland
    UK

    RATED R 2.5 M SOLD WORLDWIDE WITH ONLY 2 WORLD SINGLES AND 3 US SINGLES!!!!!!! SMOOOOOOOOOCHES!!!!!

  91. NICKY April 29, 2010

    # 2 ON RB CHART * , MY MISTAKE

    TIME FOR ROCKSTAR 101 AND TE AMO SMASHES!!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU HATERS ARE GOING TO BE CRYING UNDER A ROCK WHEN THEY COME OUT AHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!

    SMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCHES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    DID I MENTION THAT THE ENTIRE EUROPEAN LEG IS SOLD OUT!?!!! LMAO!!
    AND SHE’S ADDED MORE DATES TO THE NORTH AMERICAN LEG?!
    61 TOTAL DATES AND COUNTING.

    SMOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOCHES!!!!!!!!!

  92. BeysRealKing April 29, 2010

    OH LORD!! PLEASE HELP THESE RIH STANS! You constantly visit this website knowing shade will be thrown at your fave! What type of stans are you???? SMDH!

  93. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ SAMANTHA

    YOUR FAVES:
    KELLY, CIARA , LETOYA , AMERIE , SCARY WILSON LOL

    LET ME KNOW WHEN THESE CHICKS SELL OUT ARENAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HOPEFULLY CIARA GETS HER SHINE CUZ I LOVE CICI!!!!!

    IT’S RIHANNA AND BEYONCE’S WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  94. Stacey April 29, 2010

    Isn’t whether her shows sold out easy to find out? Ticketmaster is FREE access. All you have to do is to go there and type in any of her venues and see what seats are available. No need to lie. I checked for kicks and floor seats, sometimes right in front of the stage, are still available. Simple as that.

    Any record label can trick us into thinking that a CD is selling more than it actually is. If her CD had actually SOLD that many copies, she wouldn’t be putting out another album already. Other artists have CD’s still on the charts after over a year and they periodically jump up the charts without that artist putting out anything new. That’s how you know when a CD is successful. When a performer is putting out CD’s and reloads every 6 months, they’re trying to recoup losses by the record companies for over-endorsing their singers.

    #1 singles are based on radio requests and plays. That’s easy to accomplish if a singer has the financial backing to pay stations to play songs and they have rabid enough fans to sit by the phone and call over and over again.

    European shows always sell out when there’s an American artist, plus their venues aren’t as large as ours. When she performs in stadiums like Michael Jackson, then she will have accompllished something. Her shows are not sold out. Not even close, and to all of her fans who think that we take what they say as gospel and don’t have the intelligence to check their claims, you’re the only ones hoodwinked.

    SEE HOW I POSTED WITHOUT PROFANITY AND SOUNDING LIKE A HOODRAT? THAT’S WHAT HER STANS NEED TO LEARN.

  95. raychel April 29, 2010

    @gucci

    please keep those comments coming! you are giving me life! even if you arent a fan, keep defending the queen! you rock! 😀

  96. raychel April 29, 2010

    @stacey but shes selling out an arena!!! some american artists cant do that, no matter where it is or how large! give her some credit! geez!

  97. mez April 29, 2010

    Dont hate congratulate Go Rihanna….

  98. CRAMPED April 29, 2010

    She’s always touching with her c******. N – A – S – T – Y!!!
    Thats probably the most entertaining thing she does in her concerts.

    @ Stacey – I know. Rihoeanna stans are LIARS. Noone should believe a word they say.

  99. CRAMPED April 29, 2010

    *touching her coochie8

  100. DODO April 29, 2010

    @Stacey I can tell you know alot about the music industry and I also heard that 2. But you were right on point.

  101. mez April 29, 2010

    Cramped … maybe if you touched your c****** a bit more you might have some fun instead of being up here on this hating blog talking s***… Take some midol for dem CRAMPS MA

    Dont Hate Congratulate

  102. r April 29, 2010

    Rihanna’s camp put out alot of money to boost her. They r the ones lying about sold out tickets. Her camp is trying to make people think that. Then when people try to get a ticket then all of a sudden tickest r available. They did not make their money back so Rihanna have to try again with another cd to make up for that money they lost. This happens to the best so no one is hating.

  103. Gucci April 29, 2010

    @Stacey

    Great! You checked ticketmaster for confirmation, (duh) but you didn’t mention how many tickets are still available OR which venue you checked. You are equating open seats in a FEW venues to Rihanna not be able to sell at all. That’s the main problem here. The only people saying that are the ones who dislike her. Those of us with common sense and a brain know that this isn’t true for starters, and isn’t accurate at all. And then you had the audacity to insinuate that selling out in all of her EUROPEAN arenas was not as big of an accomplishment? Sweeeeeetie! Look at you. Am I the only one smart enough to notice that tickets went on sale 17 days ago? And we’re already sitting here saying she can’t sell JUST BECAUSE one or two venues on the leg of the tour which doesn’t even start until JULY still have floor seats? It’s easy to accuse the stans of lying, and some of them do, but girl the truth is right in front of your face and you’re still denying it just to prove a point? If she doesn’t sell the remaining seats in the next 3 months, then i’ll gladly listen to your argument, but you comparing her to Michael Jackson and all that jazz was completely unnecessary.

    *SIGH* The haters make way more things up than the stans. And then there are comments praising Stacey but I’m sure NONE of them took the time out to check for themselves. That’s what I mean. People will believe ANY negative opinion so long as they don’t like Rihanna. Get over it sweetie your hate has had 0 impact. Mad?

  104. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Stacey (April 29th, 6:51am) — Well said. Well said. (X,Y,”and Z” stands-up and bows to Stacy; we’re-not-worthy; we’re-not-worthy)

    And I just can’t get-past-the-fact that Camp-Rihanna discounted, and sold ‘Rated R’ for $0.99. …And when “called-on-it,” they furnish some distorted facts-and-figures. They don’t/won’t tell you HOW they “came about” said facts-and-figures; they just present ’em, as “Gospel!” I’m STILL waiting for the actual RIAA link that states that a CD sold for $0.99, “isn’t counted towards total sales!” <<—Men lie, Women lie and you CAN "cook-the-books" to make-numbers ALSO tell lies!!

    …And when I'm wrong, I'll READILY-ADMIT that I'm wrong; case-in-point – I didn't see Rihanna's CoverGirl commercial for some-time, and had assumed that they'd severed-ties with her. Not unlike what they did, when they thought she'd have had to take the stand, and testify against Chris. But ONLY after seeing said commercial on VH1, recently, I'll NOW-readily admit that they are-NOW running her commercials.

    I DON'T have to lie, certainly NOT about "Feb 8th-'09 Chrianna," that said, I won't tolerate any lies told to/at me! …I don't need 'TMZ-B*******'……!!!! I don't need Oprah, Tyra nor Harvey Levin to spoon-feed me "the truth" and make MY mind up for me!

    X,Y,"and Z" — OUT!

  105. BeyonceBreezy April 29, 2010

    Please don’t even say it’s Beyonce and Rihanna world
    it’s only Beyonce world f*** putting riherpes next to queen Bey you mad??

    Rihanna’s a h** and this just proves it.
    She can’t sing she sounds like a chipmunk please rihannafans stop making excuses for her.
    Lets look at talent not sales, number 1 hits or anything.
    What’s rihannas talent?
    Grabbing her private parts on stage isn’t talent.

  106. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    REAL TALK — Is anyone here from Barbados? …If so, do you feel, any-at-all embarrassed, when you look at Rihanna up-on-stage, grabbing her crotch like that? …Knowing that’s-ALL, SHE-has-to-offer, as a “representation” of your very-educated/highly-cultivated country: Crotch-grabbing; Masturbation-simulation; falling-on-stage and over-hyped/under-whelming performances?

    Do you feel any sense of “National-pride” when THE WORLD looks on Rihanna, as someone who “took-liberties-with-the-truth”; as witnessed by her tepid-sales numbers after the hype and circus-like atmosphere that surrounded her, due to ‘Feb 8th-’09 Chrianna?’

  107. Jace April 29, 2010

    Agree totally @ Stacey….her fans have a hard time coming to terms with the reality of Rhianna’s success, album sales, and “Sold Out” shows….Their comments speak volumes on their lack of common sense, maturity and class level…smh…And this image of Rhianna is pure trash..Its disgusting when a man is on stage grabbing at his crotch but to see a woman do it is totally distasteful..

  108. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    Lmao when a man does it, it is all good but when a woman does it, it’s all kind of wrong, are we really on the 21st century?
    Lmao @ saying that she needs to over sexualize to have success when she isnt having that much success now that she is doing it, you need to think before you speak
    I hate that dress..

  109. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    “the industry of today” a beyoncé and gaga stan throwing shade because someone wears revealing outfits? I’m starting to think you are just not a hater, you are mental too… oh and btw, of today? Madonna and Cher are doing this since the 80s, everytime you spit s*** you just embarass yourself even more, this blog is very entertaining 😀

  110. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    Oh and I just love all the people that say her label is lying because there are still seats available, for such music lovers and music fans, you dont know much about the industry, if you knew, you would know that when the arenas are at the 95% filled, it is considered sold out even when there are still seats available, so much for the intelligence…

  111. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    And do you really think that the label is lying or are you just throwing hate? Because no normal person would say that, the label wouldnt do that since everyone stops searching for tickets when they hear it is sold out, the label would lose money, when the hate glasses are on there is no time to think, oh well…

  112. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    Review of the Paris concert

    London needs a girl like Rihanna
    Alistair Foster 29.04.10

    Rihanna

    Take a bow: Rihanna putting on a high-energy show in Paris, despite a rib injury

    London hasn’t had the best of times recently as far as divas are concerned, with Whitney Houston having more than a problem or two at her O2 shows. But fear not, for there is a diva heading in this direction who is tearing her way through Europe with a gig that definitely won’t have people leaving early.

    Rihanna, still only 22, delivered a high-energy show in Paris spanning her four albums, featuring elaborate sets and costumes that would make Lady Gaga envious.

    The young Barbadian has an impressive back catalogue to choose from on her Last Girl On Earth tour, strutting around a car wreck for Shut Up And Drive before straddling the cannon of a pink tank and writhing between dancers dressed as monsters for Disturbia.

    She was a little stiff from a rib injury, but the odd drop of the shoulder and swing of the hips gave a glimpse of what she will be capable of when fully fit. Her vocals put Whitney to shame on Hate That I Love You and Rehab, before she switched things up a gear after a brief break for a costume change.

    Please Don’t Stop The Music, SOS and Take A Bow got the French crowd jumping before a medley encore finishing with Umbrella made sure everyone was there until the very last beat.

    If this is what she’s like only half fit, then people won’t be feeling short changed when she plays at London’s O2 Arena on May 10 and 11.
    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/music/review-23829387-london-needs-a-girl-like-rihanna.do

    Please submit it to Rodrigo/Natalie, this is a great editorial review, especially the part “put Huston to shame” which is so true, Rih’s vocals on Rehab are breathtaking!
    Please spread

  113. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    …I mean, Rihanna, as a “Bajan”, is something of an anomaly, no? The education/literacy rate in Barbados rivals that of ANY Western European State; A-N-Y!

    How is it then, that Rihanna is a High School drop-out?
    Bajan’s are a HIGHLY-cultured people. Arguably, the most-cultivated, per-capita, of ALL of those of the diaspora! <<– We'll NOT get into "cultural-identification" at-this-time, I've been to Barbados/spent-time there; some-there, consider themselves: "more European THAN Europeans-themselves!" …Let's put it like this: as-far-as, "identifying with your roots-and-culture," Bajan's occupy "one-end of the spectrum"; Jamaican's exist/inhabit the OTHER-end! <<–Marcus Garvey/Robert Nesta Marley/Michael Manley and Walter Rodney(spent much-time with the dreads in Kingston) ALL-WITHSTANDING!!!

    …Which brings me BACK to my question: Isn't Rihanna, any-at-all, an embarrassment to Bajans, at-home and abroad?

  114. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    my last comment was from “external” on Rihanna Daily, #theend

  115. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    @x,y,z
    a Fist Brown stan talking about “highly-cultured people”? I JUST CANT LMAO

  116. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ X Y DISEASE IS WHAT HE IS

    A DIESEASE!!!!!! B**** SHUT THE F*** UP!!!!!!

    PEOPLE ARE PAYING IN UPWARDS OF $1000 DOLLARS TO SEE RIHANNA

    SO YOU 99CENTS COMMENT IS PATHETIC AND REFUTED

    SMOOOOOOOOOCHES!!!!!

  117. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Last Boy on Earth — If YOU’RE trying to “sell-us” that “Rihanna review”, I’m sorry, I’ll have to take-a-pass; I’ll wait for Sam’s review of her show. Oh, but you did make-mention that she’ll be there, IN LONDON, May 10-11th……??? …That’s some 12 days from now, no?

    If Camp-Rihanna had any sense, they’d hand Sam/Trent ‘an invite,’ and have ’em sit “front- and-center” during those London concert dates, and offer ’em a chance to PERSONALLY review her performance; SHE HAS NOTHING TO LOOSE!! …If they DON’T, give a good review, you can say that they’re just “throwing shade!” But, in-the-chance, that they DO: well then….

    @Sam/Trent – Did y’all get that? Rihanna is heading your-way in some 12 days; ‘sharpen ya pencils, make-confession and brush-up on y’all’s Shakespeare!’

  118. Keesha April 29, 2010

    @Last Boy On Earth, is that review talking about the Whitney Houston now, or the Whitney Houston before the drugs? Because there’s a HUGE difference in Whitney’s vocal from then to now.

  119. Last Boy on Earth April 29, 2010

    @x,y,z
    who do you think Sam and Trent are? Some influential people? Are you mad? Do you really think that “Rihanna Camp” knows what “That Grape Juice” is? You need therapy asap

    @keesha
    They are talking about Whitney last show in London, obviously

  120. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Last Boy On Earth — “a Fist Brown stan talking about “highly-cultured people”? I JUST CANT LMAO” <<—The fact STILL remains, I have a High School Diploma, Chris Brown has a High School Diploma; can't say the same 'bout "Empress-Fenty," now can we? No, we can't!!

    High School Drop out.
    Fledgling Alcoholic.
    "Loves big d****!"
    Smashes Bottles upside family-members heads.
    …'can't "make it" across a stage.
    …Lied in front of 8-million.
    ^^^^^^ <<– All of which was, either said by, "or witnessed-of", Robyn Rihanna Fenty!!!!

    Barbados: Take a bow!!!

  121. bluekid April 29, 2010

    Rihanna fans are crazy, and that devil worshiping cow is irrelevant, Bye!

  122. Gucci April 29, 2010

    XYZ, Did you hear Chris Brown’s mixtape/album? All of his songs were about s**, honey. But of course your common sense is being distorted because his balls are too far down your throat.

    And yes he has a highschool dimplma but where did that get him? Oh yea, jail. Try again boo.

  123. Gucci April 29, 2010

    *diploma

  124. “Dj Y2k Malone” April 29, 2010

    London hasn’t had the best of times recently as far as divas are concerned, with Whitney Houston having more than a problem or two at her O2 shows. But fear not, for there is a diva heading in this direction who is tearing her way through Europe with a gig that definitely won’t have people leaving early.

    Rihanna, still only 22, delivered a high-energy show in Paris spanning her four albums, featuring elaborate sets and costumes that would make other singers envious.

    The young Barbadian has an impressive back catalogue to choose from on her Last Girl On Earth tour, strutting around a car wreck for Shut Up And Drive before straddling the cannon of a pink tank and writhing between dancers dressed as monsters for Disturbia.

    She was a little stiff from a rib injury, but the odd drop of the shoulder and swing of the hips gave a glimpse of what she will be capable of when fully fit. Her vocals put Whitney to shame on Hate That I Love You and Rehab, before she switched things up a gear after a brief break for a costume change. Don’t Stop The Music, SOS and Take A Bow got the French crowd jumping before a medley encore finishing with Umbrella made sure everyone was there until the very last beat.

    If this is what she’s like only half fit, then people won’t be feeling short changed when she plays at London’s O2 Arena on May 10 and 11
    http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/music/review-23829387-london-needs-a-girl-like-rihanna.do
    stay mad haters

  125. Stacey April 29, 2010

    I see some of “the stans” are still on here with childish, profane, and immature statements. Some things never change I guess.

    @ dodo: As much as I appreciate your props, I can’t say I’m an expert. I just looked at the RIAA site information, Ticketmaster, and news on Americans on European tours. I think you are just as capable of doing the same. I can’t take credit for expertise, but I do read facts before I post.

    Sure, she may have sold out MSG, but New York has more people from Barbados and the rest of the Carribean than any other state in the country with only Florida in any kind of close competition.

    @ Gucci:
    I check ALL the venues, and none of them can possibly be close to 95% sold out because floor seats in front of the stage are still available. If this persists, the record company will pull the standard practice of buying a large block of seats and then reselling them at liquidation sites at deep discounts. My comparison of her to Jackson selling out arenas in Europe goes to the hype surrounding her like she’s in the greatest entertainer category with people calling her Princess like she’s music royalty. Micheal Jackson was music royalty, so if she’s being placed on the same level, she should not only be selling out concerts in a few hours, but people would be camping out for tickets. Type in her tour and discount tickets and you will see that they are ALREADY being liquidated. That’s right, already.

    I have a life so I can’t post 50 times like some of you, but let me say this: I’m going to give some of you ranting and raving on here with invented facts the benefit of the doubt and assume that you are so mean spirited because you’re on her payroll. I refuse to believe that everyday people who are anywhere close to normal are as rabid about someone with so little talent. Fans of Bono and Sprinstein, who are real legends, don’t cut up like this.

    BTW, not to sound shallow, but could someone tell me why Rihanna has to wear weave at the top of her head THAT short? What happened to her hair?

  126. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Last boy on earth — “Where dem Bloggers at, where-they-at, WHERE-THEY-AT?

    But-of-course Sam/Trent are influential, you see, “we-here”, on the OTHER-side-of-the-pond, use TGJ as reference, as to “the-happenings” in London, if-not-all of Europe! Sam, has HIS feet, on-the-ground, in London. NO-one else, of ANY credibility, does. And with GREAT-certainty, no-one of OUR, well, at-least my-ethnicity does! …And that ALONE, in MY-BOOK, qualifies them as Credible, Influential and Upstanding…!!!

    You want Rihanna to get “better press” from TGJ: have Sam at her London show, it can’t hurt!
    @lastboy — Real Talk; ‘shade-aside’, why NOT have Sam at her show, ‘eh? Tell me, what can it hurt? I mean, don’t YOU think he’s gonna be there, in any case? Why NOT have him there, front-and-center and THEN give him an interview? IT CAN’T HURT!! If he throws shade, so what? …But on the off-chance that he doesn’t………

  127. I and I (yardie style) April 29, 2010

    Damn! you rihstans are hilarious and some of you need serious mental help. Damn!

  128. sunshine April 29, 2010

    Let me just say this TIME Magazine has a double issue of the top 100 influential ppl and guess who is on the cover? Lady Gaga…I’m not going to hate on anyone trying to make it today (Rihanna) but this speaks volumes…this is how any artist would want to be looked at in the public…ppl say she’s a gimmick but she can back it up 100%…Rihanna is a very beautiful young lady, I will not take that from her but I will say this for Def Jam to have over 50 producers in a room to piggy back off of Rude Boy success means she’s going to change her style and image back to GGGB…this means unless you are a hardcore fan everyone else is kind of getting turned off by this un-none direction she is trying take and it seems that she has no real input in her career… it’s a reason why Def Jam is rushing her album just think about it for a sec….no hate folks just my opinion…

  129. sunshine April 29, 2010

    @Stacy…loved reading both of your comments

  130. bluekid April 29, 2010

    Rihanna fans are so dumb Stacey, just insulted their demented deary-ears and they didn’t even realize it. It was like a retarded person getting slapped and it took 3 days to realize he should have gotten offended. ROFL!

    Rihanna fans was thinking Stacey as if she had said something in their favor, when she didn’t. LMAO!

    XYand Z got it and thanked her because they are on the same level of thinking, it’s just after dealing with retards XYand Z he try’s to talk on Rihanna fans level so they can understand his insult. LMAO!

    @ Stacey, Rihanna fans totally missed your point they understand Ghetto and profanity only.

  131. r April 29, 2010

    Disturbia is that the one Chris Brown wrote for Rihanna?

  132. bluekid April 29, 2010

    @ Stacey, I love both of your comments too, bowing next to XYandZ.
    : p

  133. sunshine April 29, 2010

    oh here is the list from Time Magazine:

    ARTISTS

    1. Lady Gaga
    2. Conan O’Brien
    3. Kathryn Bigelow
    4. Oprah Winfrey
    5. Valery Gergiev
    6. Robert Pattinson
    7. Ashton Kutcher
    8. Suzanne Collins
    9. Taylor Swift
    10. Neil Patrick Harris
    11. Carlton Cuse and Damon Lindelof
    12. Prince
    13. Lea Michele
    14. Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik
    15. Simon Cowell
    16. Neill Blomkamp
    17. Elton John
    18. Marc Jacobs
    19. David Chang
    20. Banksy
    21. Chetan Bhagat
    22. Sandra Bullock
    23. Ricky Gervais
    24. Han Han
    25. James Cameron

    Read more: http://justjared.buzznet.com/2010/04/29/time-most-influential-people/#more-555319#ixzz0mVnv0q8N

  134. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Gucci — You’re so entranced, engulfed and infatuated by “all-things-gay”, that your ‘faghaggism’ made you miss-the-point! This wasn’t ’bout Chris Brown OR myself. This was/is about Barbados being a ‘land of culture-and-enlightenment’ and Rihanna, being said anomaly!

    So if Chris Brown is NOW proved to be Bajan, I’m not sure how HE equates, or figures into THIS discussion, or any said, of MY referencing!
    “THIS,” is about the level of literacy that is current-of Barbados. But since you, as Camp-Fenty Cheerleader, “have initiated”: I’ve YET to hear Chris Brown get as graphic, lewd and loose, as Rihanna did, during that GQ-interview, where/when SHE stated, without question, that SHE “loves big d****, and doesn’t have H*****!” <<—Barbados native first-daughter; take YOUR bow!!! …I'd seriously consider revocation of Rihanna's "honorary ambassadorial status", given said, her recent lurid, sorted and beyond-the-pale, uncouth and unladylike conduct….!!! …'Shame Barbados…the shame!!

  135. miss one April 29, 2010

    what does Time magazine have to do with Rihanna
    I’m not a stan of her but come on
    you guys try to down play anything her
    she has her fans and that’s not going to stop just face it
    I live for Gaga but for you guys to keep bringing her up in a rihanna post is so stupid
    Gaga is Gaga
    Rihanna is Rihanna
    instead of pointing Gaga out in a Rihanna post
    do it in a Beyonce one Gaga is snatching her wig

  136. PLAIN AND SIMPLE April 29, 2010

    Alright XY And Z I love how u write, U get right to the point.

  137. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Nicky — Wait a second!!! (X,Y,”and Z” Jams on the brakes: Screaaaaaaaaacccccchhhhh)

    BlueKid and Stacey, I just saw something that Nicky wrote, can y’all confirm: NICKY
    April 29, 2010 at 9:33 am – “PEOPLE ARE PAYING IN UPWARDS OF $1000 DOLLARS TO SEE RIHANNA!!” <<— In what, Zimbabwe dollars? On which planet is this most-lucrative of commercial endeavors occurring?

    @BlueKid, Stacy would y'all pay $1000 to see Rihanna in concert? …Hmm…… I can well imagine seeing Bluekid, just rocking-the-night-away, while watching Rihanna "work the stage!" ………..Bwyahahahahahahahahahahahaha……………..

  138. mez April 29, 2010

    XYZ is insane….

    KNows nothing about Barbados

    I think he-she wants to f*** Chris Brown…]

    How sad that she-he has nothing else to do but continually pull down Rihanna… I hope u get paid.

    You are so ignorant and zealous… sad sad sad!

  139. mez April 29, 2010

    I would pay $1000.00 to see XY and Z and ChrisB sext a** so I can throw da f** up!

  140. Yellow Gorillah April 29, 2010

    Rihannna will always be the TOP B**** on this site because SHE RUNS THIS MOTHER FCKING SITE..

    Rihanna is the baddest bish out right now F*** lady gaga she is a GIMMICK for f*** sake yo

    Rihanna IS SELLING OUT ARENAS why are you hating loooooool

    Seeeee HATERZ FEEL SOOO DUMB

    RIHANNA CANT SING CANT DANCE SOO WHY THE F*** ARE PEOPLE PAYING £50 £100 TO SEE HER YALL ALL LOOK SOOO STUPID

    she has no talent but yet she is a global superstar a style icon hmmm ok

    But rihanna is a great artist but i dont like when stans call her rih jesus and rih god like noo dont do that Leave that to the BEYONCE STANS that is sooo cheesey loool lets just stay with Rhi Rhi…

  141. licaan April 29, 2010

    i love u XYZ lol always keepin it real

  142. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    I’d like to imagine, in this life, in my NEXT LIFE; when would I take MY $1000, and buy a concert-ticket to go and see Rihanna, in concert? …I’d rather volunteer to go and sit-in on an autopsy, follow the body to the funeral home and ‘help-with-the-embalming!’

    …All right, let’s see….what do you get for $1000? Or to be, more-to-the-point: what could Rihanna possibly give you, or offer, that’s worthy of your ‘recessionary-hard-earned,’ $1000 …….???

    …Damn, I can’t think of a SINGLE-THING: REALEST TALK! …RIHANNA CAN KEEP HER P****!!! That H***** sore on her lip; the Cellulite-Cottage-Cheese on HER thighs…NOPE, I gotta take-a-pass!! ME(?!?)….F****** Rihanna?!?! …I’d be “safer” f****** Katt Stacks – for real!

    …Matt Kemp is one-brave dude………!!!! Either that, or he’s ALREADY got “that gift that keeps on giving!” And y’all ALREADY-KNOW how them athletes get down/get-it-in!

  143. PLAIN AND SIMPLE April 29, 2010

    @Mez U think XY and Z is insane. Well u better think again because facts r real.

  144. PLAIN AND SIMPLE April 29, 2010

    Oh! XY and Z love it!!!!

  145. Stacey April 29, 2010

    The only person I’d pay $1,000.00 to see is Jesus. There isn’t an entertainer on earth, past or present, whose worth that kind of money.

    Besides, I’ve learned from reading her stans’ comments that if they don’t have a credible link (Rihanna Daily doesn’t count), I don’t believe it. I guess they think Ticketmaster or the liquidation sites don’t work on our computers.

  146. ad40 April 29, 2010

    Y they are paying $50 to $100 to see HoRihanna. What do you think? To see her hold her damm p****

  147. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Mez — Is it something I said??? (channeling my best Steve Erkel) …Did I do that??

    Well, Mez, since you know so-much bout Barbados, can you give US, the-run-down?
    Does Rihanna NOT hold some form of “Honorary Ambassadorial position”, afforded-her by the Rt. Excellent Errol Walton Barrow? I wonder if Errol would just ‘fall-out’, and have a heart attack, if HE saw THIS picture of RiRi all-up-in/digging-all-out HER privates?

    @Sam, maybe you should email that picture to Errol; revoke that-b**** citizenship he would!

  148. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Mez@Gucci — I’ve had a ‘change-of-heart’, for real! I say we make Riri a “Bajan National Treasure!” I say we put THIS-VERY-PICTURE, on EVERY Bajan dollar! I figure, if she’s selling p****, Barbados should get SOMETHING out of it, y’all-with-me? …What say y’all?

    And while we’re at it, why not have THIS-very picture as the official: Barbados National Tourist Board Logo/Emblem? I’d bet every sexual deviant, on-planet-earth, would just-FLOCK, down to the Lesser Antilles! …And what a FINE role-model Rihanna makes, ‘eh?

  149. hihihihi April 29, 2010

    WHO CARES ABOUT CHRIS BROWNS 15 YEAR OLD BREATHY SOUNDING ASS

    NEXT

  150. mez April 29, 2010

    X Y and Zero… U are the definition of an illiterate loser looking to ride Chris Browns d*** through attempting ( and failing) to discredit Rihanna. So pathetic…. Chris Brown is pure ghetto trash just like you and he should be in jail.

    I still willing to pay $$$$$$ for the s** tape of you two …it will be like “TWO GIRLS one CUP” ….Full of s***!

  151. hihihihi April 29, 2010

    @BLUEKID AKA XYZ AKA SAM AKA TRENTIA

    YOU ARE FUNNY

  152. licaan April 29, 2010

    @hihihi aka Nicki aka dionish

    you accuse other ppl of multiple personalities, when you are the pro lol

  153. NICKY April 29, 2010

    @ X Y DISEASE

    YOURE A F****** IDIOT

    2 PERSON PRE SALE VIP PACKAGES WERE $1000 , SIT THE F*** DOWN

    YALL ARE GHETTO PIECES OF TRASH……MAKE BLACKS LOOK RETARDED!!!!!!

    REPEAT AFTER ME, THAT RIHANNA REIGN WILL NOT LET UP!!!!

  154. NICKY April 29, 2010

    RIHANNA REBOUNDS TO # 1 ON THE WORLD CHARTS!!!! BYE GAGA HAHAHAHAHHAHA

    http://www.mediatraffic.de/tracks.htm

    @ XYDISEASE

    WHEN IS CHRIS BROWN GOING TO HAVE A #1 SONG?
    WHEN IS HE GOING TO SELL OUT AN ARENA??????

    WHEN IS GOING TO SELL ALBUMS????????
    CHRIS BROWN IS PERFORMING IN VIRGINA TO 1000 PEOPLE. AND HE NEEDS KERI HILSON, TREY SONGZ, BOW WOW AND OTHERS TO FILL THE SEATS

    SMH!!!!!!

    THAT RIHANNA REIGN JUST WONT LET UP!!!!!!!

  155. NICKY April 29, 2010

    ARE YALL READY FOR TE AMO TO SMASH THE CHARTS WORLDWIDE!!!! HAHAHAHA
    ITS ALREADY # 35 ON UK ITUNES ONE MONTH B4 IT’S RELEASE!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH

    ROCKSTAR WILL MURDER ALEJANDRO IN THE UNITED STATES!!!!!

    ROCKSTAR 101 AND TE AMO = # 1 SMASHES!!!! HATERS STAY MAD!!!!!!

    RIHANNA WILL BE RELEASING A MONSTER DANCE ALBUM WHICH WILL ENSURE MORE ALBUM SALES AND # 1 SINGLES!!!!

    QUEEN RIHANNA’S REIGN WILL NOT LET UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  156. ad40 April 29, 2010

    @ Nicky what are you worried about no one would want your dumb ass there anyway.

  157. Stacey April 29, 2010

    Nicky:

    What’s REALLY wrong with you? You do know that you sound like a raving lunatic, right? Your use of profanity, colloquialisms, and general lack of class makes you look like a stalker. No one here is disputing that she has #1 singles. We question the data used and even more than that, her singing, dancing, and heck, speaking abilities. Why do you take this so personally? No one is talking about Chris Brown, but honestly, did anyone expect Chris Brown to have a hit after what happened, at least for a while?

    You’re a very irrational person. Seek help. There’s a case study with your name on it.

  158. X,Y,”and Z” April 29, 2010

    @Nicky — …’Any word, as yet, bout Riri and that 30K she owes that Personal Trainer of hers? You remember, right? …The one who is NOW suing HER for said $30K? The one who must be a little confused/angry, when she sees that video of that supposed $10-million home that Riri bought, the one that’s on youtube.com being filmed from the Helicopter?

    …S***, if I were Riri, I’d sue that Choreographer! I mean, you did see that video clip of her, tripping-up on her very-own two feet, didn’t you? Shyyyyttttttt, I wouldn’t pay her! I’d say that Choreographer was neglectful, in her services: not-only did I NOT-improve, as a dancer; I ALSO didn’t-even-learn to walk across a stage!

    X,Y,”and Z” — OUT!

  159. ad40 April 29, 2010

    @Nicky are you a lesbian? You write like U like women.

  160. bluekid April 29, 2010

    Rihanna fans are demented and hail no I would not pay $1000 to see any devil worshiping artist on this earth.

  161. “Dj Y2k Malone” April 29, 2010

    “Rated R”, Rihanna’s fourth studio album, has sold over 2 millions copies worldwide – since November 23, 2009. Since nowadays albums don’t sell like they used to, the sales are pretty good. 2 singles have been released worlwide (Russian Roulette and Rude Boy) and 3 in the United States (Russian Roulette, Hard and Rude Boy). For amazing “Rated R” reviews, click read more.

    Congratulations, Rihanna!
    People Magazine
    Top Albums Of The Year

    After the Chris Brown drama, the 21 year old diva emerged triumphant. Her gritty fourth album is her coming-of-age manifesto, her Control. It’s deeper and darker, harder and heavier than anything you have expected from the girl who gave us “Umbrella”.

    Chicago Tribune
    Top Albums Of The Year
    3.5/4 Stars

    Even smart people make decisions they later come to regret. In Rihanna’s case, she turned that regret into powerful and moving art.

    Allmusic
    4 Stars

    Much of this daring album is absolutely over the top, bleak and sleek both lyrically and sonically, but it’s compelling, filled with as many memorably belligerent lines — two of which, “I pitch with a grenade/Swing away if ya feeling brave” and “I’m such a f**kin’ lady,” set the tone early on — as a rap album made ripe for dissection.
    Whether the album seems ridiculous or spectacular (or both), Rihanna’s complete immersion in the majority of the songs cannot be disputed. That is the one thing that is not up for debate.

    New York Times
    Albums Of The Year List

    In the multimedia whirlwind of a 21st-century pop career, Rihanna simply couldn’t have made an album of lovey-dovey ballads or simple dance songs. “Rated R” does what divas do: leverage personal troubles into music. And with it, Rihanna never lets her sorrows overwhelm her musical craftsmanship or the determination behind it.

    ROLLING STONE
    4 STARS

    Until recently, the singer has been quiet about the incident. Songs like “Russian Roulette” — a domestic-violence victim’s confession whipped into soaring melodrama — tell us why: She was busy saying her piece in the studio.
    If by some accident of fate, or maybe record-company cynicism, the new Chris Brown album has arrived at the same moment as his ex’s. The results tempt a reviewer to talk in terms of moral victories, but the real triumph here is artistic. Chris Brown has made a bland, occasionally obnoxious, pro forma R&B album. Rihanna has transformed her sound and made one of the best pop records of the year.

    SLANT MAGAZINE
    4/5 STARS

    In response to circumstances beyond her control, the pop star many had preemptively compared to the likes of Janet Jackson finally pockets her own private Velvet Rope.

    Los Angeles Times
    4/5 STARS

    “Rated R” belongs to that lonely figure, a self-styled X-Girl taken aback by her own vulnerability. After an intro that immediately cops to its maker’s agitation — it’s called “Mad House” — the album unfolds in quick turns, alternating acts of aggression with confessions of sorrow and confusion.
    By allowing herself to express the whole range of what an abused woman goes through, Rihanna has given those young fans for whom she feels responsible the greatest gift art can give: a portrait of lived experience that doesn’t step back from what’s hardest to admit.

    ABOUT.COM
    4/5 STARS

    The consistent mood in vocals, instrumentation and lyrics on Rated R is impressive. The last time a major mainstream pop star explored personal darkness with such an unflinching eye over the course of an album was on Kelly Clarkson’s stunning My December. Rihanna seems unconcerned here about commercial success. She even seems uninterested in any particular enjoyment from her listeners. She is here to lay bare the emotions and experiences she was forced to bear. It is both a musical cautionary tale, and a depiction that survival is possible. Some of the vocals here, particularly on the powerful “Cold Case Love” are among the most beautiful Rihanna has yet recorded, but they are in the service of a very dark, bleak statement.

    CHICAGO SUN TIMES
    3/4 STARS

    The album moves through the same sort of emotional journey that one imagines the singer undergoing in the last year. After an opening old-school horror-movie homage called “Mad House”–more shades of “Thriller”–we find Rihanna boasting about being part of an unbeatable team (“Together we gonna be taking over”Wink and sitting on top of the pop charts and the world in general (“Brilliant, resilient/Fan mail from 27 million”Wink in “Wait Your Turn” and “Hard.”
    “I’ve never played a victim/I’d rather be a stalker,” Rihanna sings. That’s hardly a profound or particularly feminist lyric, but its strength comes from the way she spits out the words. In both the quieter, more introspective songs and the angrier dancehall-flavored club-stompers, her limited vocal range has never sounded more convincing or deserving of the pop spotlight.

    BOSTON GLOBE

    “Rated R’’ is not just an album title – it’s a warning. On her fourth release, out today, pop star Rihanna unleashes a storm, and an umbrella is not going to cut it.

    NME MAGAZINE
    8/10 STARS

    Rihanna makes the sound her own, and fights back. On ‘G4L’ she calls for an army of women in solidarity: “Girls, girls, come on we ain’t done yet/Gotta lot to handle/We ain’t take over the world yet/Guns in the air”. Never exploited and totally in control, the sultry sexbomb of ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’ is now a siren on the rocks – dangerous, self-aware and with a clan behind her. Empowered but not embittered, Rihanna turns her back on love.

    THE COUCH SESSIONS
    4.5/5 STARS

    Undeterred by such a notion, Rihanna releases Rated R her fourth studio album on November 23rd, one of the more anticipated releases of the fourth quarter holiday season. It’s a dark, defiant and downright angry Rihanna on this record, appearing ready to fight a world that turned their back on her, and heaped pity, scorn and ridicule upon her situation.

    Entertainment Weekly
    Pop Album Of The Year

    The insidious pleasure of the Barbadian superstar’s dark, defiantly uncommercial fourth album have sucked us in entirely. From burst of spiky aggression and reggae-tinged rapture to moments of pure naked vulnerability it’s emerged as the stealth stunner.

    The Phoenix
    3.5/4 Stars

    Throughout this emotional maelstrom of an R&B album, Rihanna keeps finding gripping new ways to transform regret into a kind of threat.

    NOW Magazine
    4/5 Stars

    Rated R is without question a very dark album, which should come as no surprise. After her breakup with Chris Brown following a vicious beating, it was assumed that she’d be addressing domestic abuse and heartbreak, but we were expecting a more introspective collection of ballads and tearjerkers. Instead, she’s delivered an angry and emotional album of goth R&B jams (new genre alert?) with heavy rock overtones.
    Amidst the violent revenge fantasies and appropriation of dancehall machismo, she also tackles self-doubt and regret, making Rated R one of the more complex breakup albums ever to penetrate the mainstream.

    Digital Spy
    5 Stars

    There’s a four-letter word that describes Rated R better than all others. This is an album that begins with a sonorous male voice intoning, “Welcome to the mad house” over Hammer Horror organs and ends with a suicide ballad called ‘The Last Song’. The black-and-white album cover presents Rihanna as a beautiful/aloof pop cyborg in desperate need of some Nurofen, while the photos inside show her encased in barbed wire, lying on a bed of naked Barbie dolls and rocking a chainmail wig. That four-letter word, in case you haven’t guessed it yet, is “dark”. Rated R isn’t just dark, but unrelentingly dark.
    However, if one word describes how Rated R sounds, quite another encapsulates what it’s about. That word? Control. Rated R should primarily be perceived as Rihanna’s most significant career progression yet. If ‘Pon De Replay’ and ‘SOS’ showed she could sell a pop single, and 2007’s Good Girl Gone Bad proved she could carry an entire album, this is the record – startling in vision, startlingly good in execution – that elevates her from popstar to pop artist. Rihanna, in case you were wondering, is still only 21 years old.

    Montreal Gazette
    4/5 Stars

    Over the course of her first three albums, Rihanna established herself increasingly as a force to be reckoned with in pop music.
    Rihanna’s career came to a grinding halt in February when she was assaulted by then-boyfriend Chris Brown, forcing her to cancel that night’s performance at the Grammys. Nine months later, she returns with her fourth album – her darkest, most autobiographical collection of songs yet.
    Rihanna has loved, she has suffered, and she has made the album she had to make – one that references her tabloid-splashed story without drowning in it. She comes out stronger for it with her most personal album, and perhaps her strongest.

    SALT LAKE TRIBUNE

    The infectiousness and fun that the reggae-influenced Barbadian-American Rihanna showcased on her first three albums is nowhere to be found on her fourth album, “Rated R.” Instead, she’s a defiant, hard-edged singer who directly addresses her relationship with Chris Brown and the ugliness he unleashed upon her. Hell hath no fury like Rihanna, whose distinctive singing style is a powerful weapon on songs that replace her once-childish pop with angry club-bangers and devastating ballads. The change of personalities is jarring, but the album is a perfect salvo to prove she’s determined not to be a victim.

    USA TODAY
    3/4 STARS

    It’s clear from the opening Mad House that her once-sunny mood has been darkened by the intense media spotlight, pushing her further into the edgier territory she staked out on 2007’s Good Girl Gone Bad. Bolder and often explicit lyrics and more assured vocals reflect a growing confidence and artistic maturity. This is about her coming to grips with her stardom, her hurts, her competition and her critics. Hard is a punch in the mouth to her doubters, while Stupid in Love declares “the dunce cap is off.” Wait Your Turn brashly puts rivals in check, and Rude Boy maintains her dance-floor allure. But probably the most telling statement of who Rihanna is these days is the Slash-propelled Rockstar 101, which revels in her status as a ubiquitous celebrity (“I never played the victim/I’d rather be a stalker”Wink.

    BILLBOARD

    Rihanna may have been a good girl gone bad on her 2007 album, but on her new one, she’s a good girl gone bad-ass. During the electric-guitar-soused “Rock Star,” the R&B singer revels in her bad-girl rebellion. The singles “Wait Your Turn” and “Hard” find Rihanna singing beefy lyrics over epic piano patterns. But she doesn’t talk tough all the way through the set. “Photographs” features Rihanna lamenting over a lost relationship above static drums, whereas on the heartfelt ballad “Stupid in Love,” she croons over a pulsating beat, “You don’t know what you lost/And you won’t realize it till I’m gone.”

    TIMES
    4/5 STARS

    Ultimately, though, Rihanna is able to locate a midway point between victimhood and oblivion. In Cold Case Love, a slice of jerky melancholia co-written by Justin Timberlake, she calmly intones: “Release me now ’cos I did my time.” And so she has. Its melodrama sharpened with the sting of experience, this cathartic album is the sound of a woman losing control — and then triumphantly regaining it.

    MASS LIVE
    4.5/5 STARS

    A lot of her fans and a lot of the world was left wondering just how Rihanna would react after the ugly incident that left her in the eye of the hurricane. She kept her dignity but she definitely stood up with a mixture of defiance, pride and power on “Rated R.”

    HITSDAILYDOUBLE

    Sometimes good things come out of bad, and that’s the case for this sultry Barbados-born diva, who has created a critical, if not commercial, breakthrough album on her fourth try, and if I had listened to it any sooner, it would’ve been on my year-end best-of list. Growing up in public, Rihanna deals with all her issues in the music and her art, while emerging as the most thrilling new female crossover artist on the urban landscape since the heyday of Grace Jones.
    http://www.rihannadaily.com/2010/04/28/rated-r-2-million-copies-sold-worldwide/#more-5364

  162. bluekid April 30, 2010

    All that and the bytch is still a failure!

  163. missingbeyonce April 30, 2010

    she look fugly in this pics not hatin just sayin

  164. missingbeyonce April 30, 2010

    normaly she look good

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