Shakira Talks Working With Instagram’s Next Top Model Rihanna

Published: Saturday 18th Jan 2014 by Sam
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While off to a solid start, Shakira and Rihanna‘s new single ‘Can’t Remember To Forget You’ isn’t quite rocking the charts as expected. At least not “yet”.

So as to aid the song’s cause, the Latin superstar sat down with VEVO to discuss working with Instagram talent Rih (who she describes as “Reggae”), as well as the process of putting together her upcoming new album (due March 25th).

Peep the interview after the jump…


Singer, dancer, and now comedian. “Reggae”, though? She really does have quite the funny-bone.

LOL’s aside, as so-so as ‘Can’t Remember To Forget You’ is, we’re not at all mad at Shaki for leveraging Rihanna’s pull on the singles charts in a way that’ll benefit her. Because, whichever way it’s diced or sliced – a hit is a hit. It’s still too early to decipher whether the Roc Nation sisters will triumph with this, but it’s an smart route back onto the mainstream music scene – especially after the commercial performance or lack-thereof of 2009’s ‘She Wolf’ LP.

We’re rooting for you Shaki!

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  1. Del Bey January 18, 2014

    the shade is in abundance lol. the new song is s*** tbh will never out do beautiful liar! shakiest sounds like a half dead goat. NEXT

  2. Sam January 18, 2014

    Sam loves to Rihanna,, jealous much??

  3. Rihboy January 18, 2014

    I love the song….and its does have a reggae twist on it…however its more rock pop. I think it would have been better if it was just Rih…I as many other could barely make out the lyrics on Shakiras part. Overall its definitely catchy and cute…but I just see this being a top 20. HOPEFULLY the video comes out while its still fresh…a visual may help it.

  4. Queen of shade January 18, 2014

    I can’t lol you guys throw the same tire ass shade to Rihanna lol
    Why is it? Is it because she’s a huge threat Beyonce? I think that’s what it
    Is! Why can you guys accept the fact that both divas are huge right now and stop
    Throwing the same tire shade at artist makes you look soo immature

  5. Yoncé January 18, 2014

    Fact is: CRTFY is already out of the iTunes top 20 while DIL remains in the Top 20!!!!
    If beyonce perform DIL at the grammy’s it will be first #1 since SL

    Facts and you’ll deal!!!!

  6. Hol Up January 18, 2014

    Sam must hate his mother or the women around him because regardless of
    Your sexuality you are still a man and to show so much hate for a woman in which has no personal effect on his life is a sign of some serious issues. Along with the fact that she’s a Black woman showing that not only Beyonce (One of the Greatest) can survive Patti Diana Aretha and chaka all existed in the music industry and received love from all over and its no secret diana wasnt a powerhouse but she had something ppl liked about her voice just as rihanna not to compare just to get ppl to stop spreading so much hate and negativity because regardless of what you may think about Rihanna’s talent or lack there of as many of you would say getting millions of ppl to buy your albums consistently sell out shows fragrances shows the power of a Black woman when shes on her game show love and support Black women we need support more than more hate from Black men

  7. Lolz January 18, 2014

    The song is garbage tbh not surprised it tumbling down the charts.

  8. jen January 18, 2014

    An instagram model who has how many Vougue covers? I’ll wait…..

  9. cocobutta January 18, 2014

    Sam babyboy.
    You know I gots love for you hunny & this brill site but those Rihanna reads are getting as stale as Kenya Moore and her “Gone With The Wind Fabulous” chilee.

    Ease up on the RiRi sometimes. Timing is everything and the punch lines are getting dead like wood babes.

    Do not be a troll, be the excellent blogger you are and cool off a times.

    Yes some of the shade has me rolling off my bed, couch and toilet seat but it’s team too much 4 now.

    Love my TGJ though.

  10. PlumPeach January 18, 2014

    “Now cool off, cool off”
    I see you @cocobutta lol.

    The song doesn’t have Caribbean elements, I clocked that from the start but the song is not the bizness & that non diction Shaki need to rid that s**** clog she has in her throat cus nobody knows what she is saying in the music.

    On too the next one because this is a fail after the Bey collab.
    There’s levels to this s*** Shaki & you dropped the ball single wise AGAIN IMO.

  11. b**** please January 18, 2014

    Oh the blatant shade. Unlike your burlesque robotic fave beyondstink this bitchIis actually normal. Not stuck in that fake uterus that claimed to carry a baby for nine mths. Beyonce is just a name that you stands are struggling these days to keep relevant. Dropped two albums with not kind of major hits. Yall stay in yall lane favin thst basic b****.

  12. Hadley January 18, 2014

    I thought the Navy said this s*** was going to slay Beautiful Liar?

  13. Tutesy January 18, 2014

    @ Bi***h Please,It’s soo funny when people say Beyonce dropped an album and there was no hit single?? Seriously hello??? This woman out of nowhere managed to drop an album where the focus was not on a single but on the whole album. How many of your faves can?? There is no single in the top 10, cos people are buying the whole album and not just singles. DIL is a hit single. You all,know if Beyonce had dropped DIL even just a week before releasing her whole album, it would have gone straight to no. 1 cos the beyhive would have eaten it up, especially cos they had been pestering her for new material and plus DIL is actually a good jam song. i am sure you all know from the performance of her latest album that $1.29 is nothing to the beyhive. The Beyhive is not the navy who according to their fave are “broke b***s”.She released DIL a week after the whole album came out and it still managed to be in the top 20. To butress my point go check the billboard survey that is currently on their website, DIL is leading over CRTFU by Shakira and Adore by Miley for best hit single . I can’t with these haters,God forbid they let facts get in their way of Beyonce bashing.

  14. life is but a slayage January 18, 2014

    well in other news “localyonce” still#1 worldwide for the 5th week #1 in canada for th 2nd week #1 in australia for the 3rd week Xo is a top ten in NZ and DIL remain in the uk top 10 and oh yeah DIL is slaying both flop what you want and can’t remember to buy you and the slayage will only get more serious after the grammys

  15. h2o January 18, 2014

    @ Samantha

    Yawn.

    @ BeyHive

    Stop shading yourselves and your fav PLEASE.

    You talking about singles’ charts?

    Really?

  16. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    Which female singer can make you feel like you’re listening to Bob Marley in songs like ‘Man Down’ and ‘No Love Allowed’?, certainly not Beyonce, she have ‘Reggae’ in her veins, it comes natural for her, she’s a Caribbean girl, the talk, the swagger, the flow…

    N**** is you blind.

  17. Tash January 18, 2014

    Well obviously. Beyoncé is not from the Carribean^

  18. Tash January 18, 2014

    Caribbean*

  19. JOHNVIDAL January 18, 2014

    Shakira girl, you´re an artist and you are so nice but don´t take the ass kissing that far. Seriously, was “UNREAL” the best word you could find to describe Rihanna´s voice?????????? lol too much. I thought such a word was destined to describe incredible voices.

  20. Mrs. Stephy Tha Blondie January 18, 2014

    @Mr. Blondie…

    Hello, Beyonce is from Texas not some island… Oh, but I still love you…

  21. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    @Stephy
    I was talking about Rihanna, i know Beyonce is a peasant.

  22. Unbiased January 18, 2014

    I notice that @Suicide blonde has been trying to shade Beyonce lately, is it because she’s wining, and you thought she would fail. Beyonce has dabbled with reggae music, and make no mistake she would outperform Rihanna on a stage if they ever did a reggae song together. Ya’ll coming for Beyonce singles, but her album is still number on Itunes, and DIL is starting to crossover to pop. I hope everything is well, for shakira. Sam stop being petty, Rihanna has a real modeling contract, I think.

  23. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    @Unbiased
    Did i miss something?, why should i be jealous at her success and i don’t care how much of a good singer Beyonce is, next to Rihanna, give her some credits, Rihanna has swag, when it comes to Reggae:

    Rihanna>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Beyonce.

  24. Kyle January 18, 2014

    OBVIOUSLY RIHANNA HAS SWAG WHEN IT COMES TO REGGAE, SHE IS FROM THE ISLANDS, BEYONCE IS NOT. DUH. BUT WHEN BEYONCE DID POP/DANCEHALL SHE STILL PULLED IT OFF (BABY BOY).

    WHY EVEN BRING BEYONCE INTO IT? DUMB COMPARISON.

  25. Bey_on_ce January 18, 2014

    That song is flopping navy ????? Lol you guys was just claiming it so deal!!!’ She just didn’t kill bey and shakira because this song was very boring and forgettable

  26. Kyle January 18, 2014

    CALLING BEYONCE A PEASANT WHEN SHE WAS BOUGHT UP IN A MIDDLE CLASS HOME? DO YOU KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT RIHANNAS ISLAND LIFE BEFORE FAME? LOLOLOL

  27. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    @Kyle
    Peasant, deal with it.

  28. shauwndapooh January 18, 2014

    Tired shade y’all know if she want that interview y’all would wearing red wigs (best ones y’all find) umbrella in hand ***** vogue (ing)

  29. Kyle January 18, 2014

    I KNOW SUICIDE, YOU ARE.

  30. Unbiased January 18, 2014

    Of course Rihanna is suppose to have swag when it comes to reggae, She is from the damn Islands, but don’t downplay Beyonce, because would dutty wine Rihanna off a stage, and she is from TEXAS! Please keep it cute.

  31. Unbiased January 18, 2014

    And you have resorted to calling Beyonce a peasant, while Beyonce’s husband is collecting checks from Rihanna? Girl bye, you are funny lol

  32. Mrs. Stephy Tha Blondie January 18, 2014

    OMG, im sorry you guys. I forgot to give Blondie a blow job this morning. Thats why he is so cranky today. My fault…

    Suicide SHUT UP before I have to DRAG somebody for talking s*** about you…

  33. Kyle January 18, 2014

    ‘She grew up in a three-bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown and sold clothes with her father in a stall on the street. Rihanna’s childhood was deeply affected by her father’s addiction to crack cocaine, alcohol, and marijuana, and her parents’ turbulent marriage ended when she was 14.[12][15] Rihanna grew up listening to reggae music and began singing at around the age of seven.[13][16]’

    She also dropped out of school at 15, funny because the Navy are the ones always calling Beyoncé the high school dropout.

  34. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    @Kyle
    @Unbiased
    I’m a New Yorker and anyone from the south, including Beyonce, is a peasant to US.

    @Stephy
    It’s okay babe, i’m just having fun.

  35. Yeah I Said It January 18, 2014

    LOL, and Shakira has ‘swag’ when it comes to Latin. Stating the obvious much?

  36. Truth January 18, 2014

    I’m convinced that Sam is just a corny queen. We all know the type. The one who wasn’t popular growing up and then found his voice later in life. Your attempts to keep dragging Rihanna is L.A.T.E.
    I would love to see you get punkd’ by her and her team because by the way you talk, I know for certain you can not fight.

  37. Mrs. Stephy Tha Blondie January 18, 2014

    Please dont come for Blondie! He is a legend on this site. Leave him alone OR I WILL YOUR ASS

  38. mrs. stephy tha lambily January 18, 2014

    Ok, babe. Well if the HIVE start dragging you don’t be surprise… Love You Babe

  39. Suicide Blonde January 18, 2014

    @Stephy
    They can’t drag anybody but themselves.

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  41. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    I see this kurt cobain stanning pale extinct creature from New York is mad rih and shakira are flopping

  42. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    This aint about Queen Bey

    But the floppage of the so called singles queen (looks at Katy Perry)

    Well aint no 14th #1 coming to the titanic

    She been flopping since PIU

  43. TC!! January 18, 2014

    suicide blondie im from atlanta and new york can go to hell because yall talk all this s*** about the north but come down here you’ll get your ass beat decatur style!

  44. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    The dress and cloth wearing waterpark creep’s brains are suffering from the middle east’s excessive heat waves

    Basic ass titanic psycho

    Let me catch yo ass talking s*** about the queen, Waterpark I’ll drag you to asylum again

  45. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    I so wish I’d find a day to drag Waterpark and Pharaoh in the same post. Those millipedes makes me sicka!

  46. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    The hillbrow prostitute (Cake Like Lady gaga) has been missing in action like Artpop is to the charts

    Think they arrested it for prostitution

  47. JOSE January 18, 2014

    The hive is so bitter beyonce can’t get a hit

    Whe Monster hit #1 it wasnt rihannas song it was Eminems, but now that this Shakira song isn’t performing as well(its still early), it’s a flop Rihanna song? Lol its a feature just like Monster y’all pressed when your fave hasn’t had a hit since 2008

  48. Davis January 18, 2014

    OHHHH so now Rihanna fans are disowning this song? BAHAHAHA

  49. SLAYRIAH CAREY(BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    DEATHH! Beyonce’s gonna land @ #4 on billboard 200. I thought hive said she was going back to #1. Not the “king” getting outsold by frozen (again..) and kidz bop. Lol I can’t.

  50. Yazmine January 18, 2014

    Beyoncé is #1 on the WW charts for a 5th week. I thought she was local?

  51. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Not surprised this song is flopping. It sucks tgh. Beautiful Liar’s Wig will remain intact! 😉

    @Hagriah

    Give it a rest hun. The album was #1 for three weeks, and is still in the top five over a month later. Where is the shade in that? kii

    Her grammys appearance will help the album and the push the single. Hold your tongue heaux! You will be dragged!

  52. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    tbh

  53. SLAYRIAH CAREY(BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    “Top 5”

    Death!!!! What did I say about those week statistics child? Lol

  54. LMFAO January 18, 2014

    SausageRIAH change that avi. you know Moo doesn’t look anything like that in 2014 LMFAO

  55. SLAYRIAH CAREY(BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    @Lmfao

    That is the single’s cover of my favourite Mariah song. That’s why it’s in my avi. But you tried

  56. SLAYRIAH CAREY(BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    Weak***

  57. Vee January 18, 2014

    Slayriah whats bad about that? And with no push from Beyonce herself whatsoever. REACHINGG. Eww @ you stalking Beyonce every week yet vacant on most of your favs posts.

    #NowPlaying: Obsessed

  58. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    What exactly is “weak” about an album staying in the top 5 over a month later without a #1 hit pushing it?

    Oh i forgot, you’re still living in 1995. B**** bye!

  59. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    And Digger Bey, Slay_Hive, and other hive are so pressed running to Mariah’s post to see if I commented. Lol, I clearly got the hive mad. Bothered and seething at my presence.

  60. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Lol You have no one upset but yourself! 😀

    We were there to CLOCK ya fake ass! You make it to the queen’s post faster than you get to Mariah’s, EVERYTIME! #CLOCKED

  61. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    THIEVINGonce has no hits from her new album. According to mediatraffic, THIEVINGonce has only sold 2.29 million copies ww, LOL!!!!!!! With 1.5 million in the US…The H** is LOCAL!:) 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 ):) Flop flop flop

  62. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    “The hillbrow prostitute (Cake Like Lady gaga) has been missing in action like Artpop is to the charts
    Think they arrested it for prostitution”

    DEATH! That creature has been gone. I just noticed! Hope the bxtch is dead! 😉

  63. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    I don’t come to TGJ for Mariah. I get Mimi’s updates from mariah fan sites before this late site posts about her. But you made it to Mariah’s post very quick though. Even digger commented and then came back 8 hours later to see if I commented. You all are very pressed. I’m not running through posts to see if you idiots comment.

  64. Vee January 18, 2014

    Aw when you can’t say anything else use the tired ‘The Hive is mad’ trick. No one is mad. Beyonce is doing well.

  65. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    Beyonce is predicted to sell 55k – 60k.

    I’d absolutely die if her ass sells 57k. Lol

  66. Vee January 18, 2014

    @The Great Lacefront your logic is flawed. Because thats more than Rihanna has done in 5 weeks not to mention she is still perched at #1 on the global charts since it was released.

  67. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Beyonce 1.5 Million U.S. with no promo within a MONTH

    UNAFLOP 1.13 Million U.S

    I know why you mad receding lacefronce 😉 😉 😉
    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL *blows kisses*

  68. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    Beyonce’s album stats are actually very weak. How long was DIL top ten?

  69. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Slayriah BYE with that repetitive MESS! LMAO

    Still wont change that Beyonce is slaying and your fave is a has been turned desperate flop 😉

  70. Brandys Starr January 18, 2014

    Slayriah we are in 2014 my dear. Beyonces stats are strong.

  71. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    Why can’t STRUGGLEonce sell more than 700k outside of the US???????????????????????????????????????

  72. Brandys Starr January 18, 2014

    I like Shakira, but this song is not the business!

  73. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    How did i make it to her post quick when i was one of the LAST comments hours later? Girl you are seriously a mess! LOL

  74. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    @Nappy Lacefronc

    700k in a month is great! The reaching to shade LEGENDONCE is REAL and PITIFUL!!!!! LOOOOOL

    She’s coming for UNAFLOPS 3.4 Mill with ease real soon!
    😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

    The real question is why can’t Rihject outsell Bey in the U.S. with all her stale #1’s?????? kiii

  75. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    Not that post Hun. The one before it. Or maybe I was getting you confused with Digger Bey but either way your ass still commented and your fave is a local flop BXTCH.

  76. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    The real question is why can’t beyject get a #1 in the US?

  77. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    But THIEVINGonce has only sold 2.29 million and the album has reached it’s peaked 🙁

  78. Vee January 18, 2014

    Wait. Rihanna was selling less than Beyonce is currently selling by her SECOND week. Why are her fans shading?

  79. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    At least QUEEN RIH can get a #1 😉 😉 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  80. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Only sold 2.29 Million? kii Try over 2.5 million! Mediatraffic only counts sales of ten countreis. (you know this)

    It’s only been a month, how has it reached it’s peak??? Rihject can’t even stay in the billboard 200 top ten for two weeks! LOL

    Go and wash that matted lacefronce b****! kii 😀 😀

  81. Vee January 18, 2014

    $16>>>>>> $1.29. The Navy will pay for her hit yet let album fall out of the top 10 by the second week. Bwahaha! And the Hive are broke?

  82. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    DEATHHHH! What good is a generic #1 when the b**** can’t sell over 300k first week!!! LOOOOOL

    she is NOTHING without her “hits”! BYE

  83. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    Yes, the hive stays broke. That’s why they can’t buy a $1.29 track. Oops I meant 69 cents.

  84. Vee January 18, 2014

    But $16>>>>>>>>$1.29

  85. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    “The real question is why can’t beyject get a #1 in the US?”

    I can just imagine your excuse when it happens! kii

    “Yes, the hive stays broke. That’s why they can’t buy a $1.29 track. Oops I meant 69 cents.”

    Lool we just bought $16 albums though! You stay looking like a pressed fool. Hang it up! kii

  86. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    Listen UGLY Mediatraffic counts sales for the MAJOR music markets USA JAPAN GERMANY FRANCE AUSTRALIA ETC.

    Plus, there’s no possible way to calculate sales in those other small ass countries!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂

  87. Beyugly January 18, 2014

    Lmao the hives wanna talk when Bey hasnt had a hit since 08! Da damn excuses.its a visual album so its not meant for hits??.y’all pathetic.

  88. SLAYRIAH CAREY (BAD GAL MIMI) January 18, 2014

    “I can just imagine your excuse when it happens! kii”

    LOOL!!! Not when drunk in flop stays absent from the iTines top 15. Lol

  89. Vee January 18, 2014

    And its STILL more than your fave so why tf are you shading you fish?^

  90. Yeah i Said It January 18, 2014

    This song is so irrelevant its turned into a debate about Beyonce kii.

  91. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Okay my point! 2.5 Million as reported by SONY!

    You can’t shade album sales, while supporting the weakest album seller my dear 😉

  92. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    Of course her record company would exaggerate sales

    2.29 million ww as reported by mediatraffic for THIEVINGonce 🙂 🙂

  93. Yeah i Said It January 18, 2014

    Failed Lacefront is seething because shes coming for Unpurchased wig.

  94. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    THIEVINGonce sold 310k+ first week with 4orgotten & it still FLOPPED !!!!!!!

  95. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    LOOL!!! Not when drunk in flop stays absent from the iTines top 15. Lol”

    But it’s going on its fourth week in the top twenty on Billboard 100. itunes is clearly a nonfactor for Bey’s singles kii

    you’re such a stupid b**** smh

  96. WE FOUND RIHANNA. January 18, 2014

    OMG. Beyonce cant get a #1. XO is FLOPPING. What’s new?

  97. Yeah i Said It January 18, 2014

    And Beyonce has already outsold 4 and unpurchased in 4 weeks.

  98. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Loool Like how Rated R had a #1 and still flopped??

    Looks like you forget about that kiii

    “2.29 million ww as reported by mediatraffic for THIEVINGonce 🙂 :)”

    But that is still more than Rihject within a month. what kinda self shade kii

  99. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Ya’ll should worry about doing what you do best. Purchase this $1.29 single and get it to #1! kiii

    That’s all ya’ll are good for anyways! BWAHAHAHA

  100. mrs. stephy tha lambily January 18, 2014

    Todays album sales are nothing to brag about. No one makes money off of albums sales anymore. Selling less than 5 million copies with an album is NOT a success. But todays standards are so horrible & low that people call a platinum selling album huge success.. lol

  101. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Death @ DIL being @ #18 on U.S. itunes while Forgot to Remember is already @ #25!

    😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀

  102. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    “Receding lacefronce”

    “Matted lacefront”

    Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

    SLAY_HIVE dragggggg that stinking mess!

  103. trese January 18, 2014

    Beyoncé is only good at selling albums. Rihanna does both, sell albums and hits. Bey knew she couldn’t deliver another hit, that’s why she was desperate to release the album the way she did. The difference is that Beyoncé is so focused on being number one and not flopping, she would do anything. Rihanna on the other hand don’t focus on trying to have a number one album or hit. She just put out banging music for her fans to enjoy. Its clear she’s enjoying the whole process and not stressing over chart positions . Beyoncé said it herself she was nervous and wanted people to like it, and it worked, which to me mean she was so worried about failing she had to come up with a visual album and surprise release. Rihanna isn’t worried about having no #1 albums, because if she did, she would have already changed her release date many times to ensure no competition. Instead she just goes with the flow.

  104. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @yeah i said it

    NONSENSE H**

    Unapologetic has sold 3.5 million ww, THIEVINGonce is STRUGGLING with 2.29 million ww and now selling 50-60k a week in the US lolololololololol it will STRUGGLE to catch up to QUEEN RIH(Plus the HIVE+ Can’t get THIEVINGonce in the Top 10 on BB Hot 100) 🙂 🙂

    @SLAYHIVE+- But it hasn’t outsold QUEEN RIH in total #s and the album is STRUGGLING 😉 🙂 :):) Getting outsold by a Disney Soundtrack 😉

  105. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    Slayriah aint nothing but an evil demon who haunts Beyonce and the Hive in every post but ends up getting dragged and losing

  106. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    But what # is Drunk in FLOP & XO(the lead single) on the BB Hot 100??????????????? 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 Even with 17 free videos, THIEVINGonce can’t get a hit 🙁 🙁 🙁

    The HIVE+ Fails again!

  107. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    Slayriah and mattedfront why is this single flopping?

    Thought it was a certified 14th #1 what went wrong?

  108. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    LOOOOOOOOL Nappy Lacefronce is PISSED!!!! kii

    The album has only been out a MONTH and it has already sold over 60% of unaFLOP’s WW sales! kii Just imagine 6 months from now. 😀 😀 😀 😀

    The album is not struggling..THE REACH! kiii BTW that disney soundtrack is discounted hun!

    Stay tuned to after the grammys. You will be eating your words b****!! while i sit back sipping and getting LIFE! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

  109. trese January 18, 2014

    Everyone could see Beyoncé can’t stand not being number one but you know when your number one there is no where to go but down. You have to work harder to hold on to that position and the desperation sets in, as is evident by Beyoncé now trying to copy Rihanna style right down to stripping and being a*** up in a video a la pour it up. I thought she was a classy married woman. But I guess desperate times calls for desperate measures. Rihanna isn’t worried. You Al keep saying she isn’t number one, so in her case there is only one place to go which is up. With each year she keeps topping herself by breaking new records and adding more and more accolades to her ever growing resume with no pressure. And to the person saying Rihanna dropped out of school. A British Caribbean educated 15 year old is on a US college level already, since education in Barbados is on a higher level than the USA and most kids finish high school by 16.

  110. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @SLAYHIVE+

    Yesssss Nappy like Blue Gorilla 😉 🙂 🙂

    The HIVE+ has FAILED THIEVINGonce She can BARELY SELL 700K ww, 6 MONTHS from now, no one will care about the album just the rest of the world doesn’t care about it NOW 😉

    FLOP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    The GREAT LACEFRONCE could care less about THIEVINGonce performing & rolling around at the Grammys like the big BEACH WHALE that she is &THIEVINGonce OWES the Grammys a performace after RATThew bought all of those Grammys for her 😉 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  111. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Trese your comment sounds stupid!

    Rihject sells singles, her albums sales are pitiful for someone with all of her “hits”

    Beyonce isn’t interested in following trends and making generic music that is forgotten in three months.. The reason she continues to win with or without a #1 single!

    Pitbull and Kesha are at the top of the BB 100. That goes to show you the standards for “hits” have fallen to an all time LOW!

  112. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    Flopfront

    Why the essays?

    Why the smiley faces to seem like you have the upper hand in this argument?

    Why is this single flopping?

  113. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Honey i know you can care less about “performing” being that your alien sucks at it! stick to singles! 😉 kiii

    Mathew served on the grammy committee in 2003 BEFORE Beyonce was nominated and won. You can only serve once.

    kii It’s Time to put that TIRED rumor to rest!!

    A failure is 3.4 Million WW even with a #1 single kiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

    S E E T H E 😀

  114. Yolo January 18, 2014

    This argument is STUPID. I don’t know what The Nappy lacefront is trying to drag her for when none of Rihtards albums have sold as much as BEYONCE in this space of time, WW and all!

  115. Truth Tea January 18, 2014

    As much as i love this site, this shade is wrong beyond belief, as a black sight you have an article about 2 women, one white one black and yet it’s the sister who you throw under the bus, something is seriously wrong with that picture!

    Rihanna is a hard working talented young Black women, she does not deserve to be humiliated by a Black male like this in a blog, simply just for being globally successful it’s beyond wrong! Nowplaying Beyonce – Flawless! (respect Black Women)

  116. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    So when defjam Reported that Rihanna has sold 47 Million Albums WW and so did Vogue…

    it was a lie and the hive used Mediatraffic numbers…

    now they’re using SONY’s estimates for what Beyonce has sold

    I F****** can’t with these basic b******… the double standards never ceases to amaze me.

    in any event unlike other albums beyonce’s album will be top heavy.. there will be no longevity because she has released all her videos no hype… and noe of her singles are catching on.

  117. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Trese if Beyonce couldn’t stand being #1. She just would have worked with Red one, David Guetta, and whoever else these basics use.

    How is she trying to be Rihanna, when she has being flaunting her sexuality since CIL?? LOL

    Beyonce releases her album without promo, release date ANYTHING! how can that be considered desperate and trying to hold on, when she demolished the competition in THREE days! #delusional

    the only records Rihanna is breaking is singles records! STOP it. Beyonce is constanlty breaking records, Grammys, touring, fragances, Movies, ETC!

    She is #1. Rihanna will be nothing without her next hit. The reason she was scared to release this year.

    Education is a nonfactor in this convo

    Beyonce isn’t worried 17+ years and still on TOP!

  118. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    DEATH@ Navi talking about longevity when the bish has to release an album every year because the s*** runs stale after 6 months! LOOOOOOOOOOOL

    I CANNOT!!!

  119. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    None of her singles are catching on but DIL is in the top tewnty for FOUR weeks, and it is an URBAN song!

    Carry on honey kii

  120. Career Ender January 18, 2014

    Lacefronce

    Why is this single flopping?

  121. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    and i was crying in the Katy Dark Horse salvage post..

    Because the HIVE says the Hot100 is IRRELEVANT when Rihanna is slaying it but as soon as katy gets a little something.. she’s praised the hive again with the double standard.

    The only time the Hot100 ceases to be relevant is when katy is slaying despite all the Remixes and 69c discount tactics Katy used to acquire her number ones.

    Its just tragic that the hive is so basic. When i drag i come hard, i don’t flip flop. So if you say the Hot100 is basic that stance should be maintained irrespective of who is numb done you tired b******

    Beyonce still hasn’t had a hit since 09… XO is doing well at radio but can’t hold on to the top 50 on intones charts to save its life…. DIL is doing good on iTunes but itts radio impact is basic

    theres no winning for baddie bey is there fossilyonce is just so tired and was he dup

  122. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @FRESH NAVI

    The HIVE+ is DELUSIONAL they can’t help it!

  123. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Not the pressed f** saying Beyoncé only sold 700K. What kind of month old receipt?
    This song sucks, I couldn’t remember how it went after two listens. And Shakira sounds like she’s dying. No wonder it’s already plummeting down the charts.

  124. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @CAREER ENDER

    Why is XO flopping?????????????

  125. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Death at the Navy trying to drag for singles. Singles are for basic b******. REAL artists sell albums.

  126. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    LOL

    No NAPPY

    The Navi is DELUSIONAL!! I will be here the entire year to give you h*** reality checks!!

    #BOWDOWN

  127. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    B**** URBAN is not an excuse Dark Hourse is Urban DWYW is urban and they still have more impact that DIL

    all i see is excuses…

    GGGB sold steady LOUD sold steady and had longevity… and LOUD would have done even better had she done the re-release as oppose to changing he mind and doing TTT

    You people are so fought up on the fact that rihanna release and album every year YET they still go platinum and they still have number one singles…. beyonce takes break and nobody is bopping to the mess…. where is she on radio… where is she on the singles charts where o where is bey?

    bops to my frozen cd i just bought on iTunes pure adulterated salvage by a kiddies disk what kinda KANG I’m in tears!!! :”( 😀 ohhh the Hive you get me every time

  128. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @ROSIE

    Hush FAT APE!

    Mediatraffic just reported those figures yesterday H**

  129. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    LOOOOOOOOOOOl Honey The tea is that Katy is slaying Rihject in #1’s with LESS albums!

    She didn’t have to release EVERY year to accomplish that!

    both of them are STILL BASIC #NEXT!

    LOL SOUR Navi do you ever talk anything but singles?

    havent you realized that Beyonce doesn’t have to succumb to the basic generic single standards to still sell?

    Her tours still outgross those that release EVERY year!

    Her albums still sell more than those with more #1 hits?

    kiiiiiii

    Baddie Bey is that b**** and you will BOW peasant!!

  130. Rosie January 18, 2014

    700K for one week though? Kii. That’s more than your Island prostitute fave has ever sold in one week. Take several seats f**.

  131. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    @ROSIE is real artist sell album why is it that BTD has yet to sell PLATINUM in the US my fave has 6 Platinum plaques she will be sure to lend Lana one until she gets hers 4 years from now…..

    ohh the reach. We don’t want Lana cutting herself again because her music isn’t appreciated boo whoop sad story drunk white coke headed b**** sad story….

    Bops to summertime sadness its my jam tbh Lana still isn’t piping off and you can miss me wight Lana’s WW stats for the 4 year old CD that ha been rereleased and has more songs than Roman Reloaded and “Beyonce” video combined.

  132. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @ROSIE

    700K TOTAL WW GORILLA! THIEFonce=LOCAL

  133. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @SLAYHIVE+

    But both Katy &Rihanna have more #1’s than ANCIENTonce lol 😉

    LOL @ THE HIVE+ bragging on someone else’s #1 singles

  134. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Just checked, it’s not 700K in one week.

    But stop LYING f**. She passed 700K in 2 days. The same site you’re using has Beyoncé at 3 million as of yesterday.

  135. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    DEATHHHH @ you using Dark Horse as “urban” yeah b**** URBAN POP by a WHITE POP artist! LOOOOL

    DIL is pure URBAN by a BLACK artist. Urban songs by black artist haven’t been charting as of late. Even Pour it Up stalled @ #19

    Beyonce can release every five years and it will still outsell Rihject BASIC bops! Rihanna releases every year, so of course people are going to be listening to her music more. What kinda logic?

    But when the REAL QUEEN releases it’s a HOLIDAY! Get into it Friday the 13th kiiii

    Yas honey bop to your DISCOUNTED frozen cd, while the queen remains unbothered! kiii

    Maybe Rihject should have discounted UNAFLOP!

  136. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    i should bow?

    i really love the Hive though… they kill me. Beyonce is no Royalty i will never bow to someone who cannot formulate a sentence.

    I will NEVER BOW to someone who needs to read off a paper to give away a 50 gift card at WALMART NEVER …. the b**** is dumb as a box a rocks.

    OHHH how her career has plummet in the absence of the ingenious Matthew .

  137. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    @NAPPY

    Katy and Rihanna makes BASIC pop trash tho..That’s the standard for a #1 in today’s industry! I was only pointing out that Katy did it with 3 albums, as opposed to 7 😉

    See Timber by TRASHa and Pitbull

  138. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @ROSIE

    Stop Lying UGLY

    “In its five weeks on the list ‘Beyoncé’ sold 2,29 million in total”-mediatraffic

    You must be drunk like your alcoholic fave!!!!! LOL 🙂

  139. Rosie January 18, 2014

    @Fresh Navi But the kii is Lana STILL outsold both Analpologetic and Toss That Trash worldwide with no hits as big as Diamonds or even StAIDS, and especially We Found Calvin Harris’ Demos. Born To Die is at 5 million worldwide and is ~60K away from platinum scanned and ~10K away from being eligible for a certification (sales based) in the US. Not bad for a “nobody” who is hated in America and only debuted with 77K first week.

  140. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    ohh wait SLAYHIVE we are using the white card now?

    again we only use these things when applicable to our fave’s right?

    Beyonce is KANG black white or gray she should be slaying no excuses. Remember she is PERFECTION no one can touch her she’s a goddess she’s so snatched ohh baddie bey how the hive worships you….

  141. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    LOOOOOOOL

    Girl now you trying to shade her education!!

    When you know the Navy has FAILED!!!

    How exactly has her career plummmeted when she’s still outselling and outgrossing b****** that SLAVE for #1’s kiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii

    Stay tuned for the Grammys’s.. Have an extra wig in access! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

    THE QUEEN IS COMING!!!!!!!!

  142. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Yas she is the KANG! Glad you know

    It’s no secret that NO black artist has topped the billboard 100 last year!

    and it’s easier for white to chart on the bb100

  143. Rosie January 18, 2014

    “drunk like your alcoholic fave”
    Yawn at this tired ass drag. Lana probably has less drinks in the last 10 years than your fave has had d**** in her ass in the past month.

  144. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @slayhive+

    And THIEVINGonce makes ghetto trash music 😉 🙂 🙂

  145. trese January 18, 2014

    @slay hive you’re the one who sound ridiculous. Rihanna does sell albums, How did all of her albums sell millions worldwide, is people weren’t buying them? Say what you want, but there is no other black artist selling albums, besides Beyoncé but Rihanna so stop your damn lies.

  146. Rosie January 18, 2014

    “ghetto trash music”
    Like, I don’t know, half of Analpologetic?

  147. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @ROSIE

    Big B****, but how many lip injections has Lana Del Drunk had???????????????;)

  148. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    loool not bad.. lana is a flop and LANA del rey has NOT sold 5 mill WW

    I’m done talking to you. I cannot sit and waste my time talking to someone who is going to used made up facts. Back to Beyonce someone of substance someone who has made an impact on music… not a sill b**** who has one hit in the US STS.

    and doing that juvenile thing with the renaming of the singles will not change the fact your fave is a loser and a never been and a never will bey.

    Hide under the Beyonce’s skirt all you want your fave will not achieve half the success beyonce achieve EVER I’m not even gonna do the Rihanna thing because you know

    ICON… BTD By Basic donald duck looking b****.

    do we see the disparity ? ohh ok.

    Cease ad Deceits from ever referring to me on this site cause you’ll never get a reply. bye felicia.

  149. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Still less than the amount of STDs* Herprihs is carrying in her v*****.

  150. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    loool Unappologetic is ghetto and BTD is a classic where are Lana’s Grammy awards where are her Brit awards has lana ever received an award? BYE.

  151. Touché January 18, 2014

    “Instagram’s Next Top Model Rihanna”?

    -_- Samantha, is Rihanna forever going to be your target for weak shade? I mean honestly…

  152. Rosie January 18, 2014

    LMAO @Fresh Navi keep denying the truth by showing no receipts whatsoever. Even inaccurate ass Mediatraffic says Born To Die outsold A*** by at least 1 million.

  153. trese January 18, 2014

    @slayhive, so now that Katy and Rihanna are getting all the hits, their music is basic and generic. I have to lmao at you acting like Beyoncé music is groundbreaking and meaningful. Drunk in love is so basic and generic for a 17 year veteran it ain’t funny. 17 years in the game and you singing bout grinding on wood? Come on now?

  154. Rosie January 18, 2014

    “where are her Brit Awards”
    Lana has two. Google is your friend.

  155. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @Rosie the Hippo

    But how can you try to drag QUEEN RIH when Lana Del Drunk with a top 10 US single, hasn’t gone platinum in two years since it’s release???????????????????????????????????????????????????????? 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  156. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    by your logics Rosie if BTW has outsold Una by a million how is it at 5 mil

    Una has sold 3.4 million i can’t.. the mathematical genius. cute.

    and while we’re playing doctor i mean the p**** and penis detective.. since you’re so knowledgeable on the activities of Rihanna’s vaginal walls is she on her period.. the people want to know…

    and we know you have the answer hun.

  157. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Is Toss That Trash platinum with the biggest hit of her career/using Fist Brown for Urban airplay and publicity?
    Lana is global and could care less about the US since less than 20% of her album sales came from there.

  158. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    and Rihanna has more oops. Awards aren’t Lana’s friend.

    she stays being in the rear view mirror of all her pop peers as it pertains to accolades.

  159. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    Trese shut the hell up. You are not getting the point!

    How can someone that is “washed up” “desperate” STILL sell more than those who release annually and have “hits”

    I didn’t say Beyonce’s music is “groundbreaking” but in comparison to Katy and Rihanna it is!

    Listen to 4. When everyone was going in the “EDM” direction Beyonce did the opposite. STILL sold and still garnered the #2 tour of 2013 with that album!

    I like how you only pointed out “grinding on wood” but failed to mention songs like pretty hurts, jealous, mine, heaven, blue, A MESS!!!

  160. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Mediatraffic (your stanbase’s favorite receipt) has Born To Die at 4.5 million and it only includes 10 countries.
    Interscope says Born To Die is over 5 million.
    You lose again.

  161. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    loooool again this b**** is playing Hide and seek with facts.

    TTT has been platinum 2 years now. TTT has a higher cumulative sales in the US than Una which has also been certified platinum in the US. would you like an RIA link?

    or are you capable of navigating the web on your own? don’t be afraid to ask of assistance bae .

  162. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Herprihs has been in the business for how long though? She SHOULD have more awards. Meanwhile Lana just signed to a major label in late 2011.
    Logic, honey.

  163. Rosie January 18, 2014

    LMAO why does the Salvation Army keep lying? Toss That Trash STILL hasn’t scanned a million even after We Found Calvin’s B-Sides and Fist Brown controversy.
    The fact that Lana has outsold it in the US with no promo there since release week is embarrassing.

  164. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    sooooo wait…. now we can resort to using album sales reported by the record label…. in such an event TTT has sold 4.4 million according to MTV and DEFJAM

    i’ll be searching for the link… hope I’m allowed to post as sam has been sketchy recently.

    ohh and while we’re using Record label statistic Rihanna’s WW album sales is 47 million.

  165. trese January 18, 2014

    @slay hive your logic is basic as your comebacks. Since when is working hard and releasing music yearly a bad thing? Oh only when it’s Rihanna. Rihanna is a Caribbean chic, its in our blood to work hard. Would you feel better if Rihanna just sit down and do nothing, just because that’s what everyone else does. There is no reason to take a break unless you want to. You said Katy got more hits than Rihanna with five albums, wko cares, Bottom line is that Rihanna still got more. You don’t hear us saying she got more hits than Beyoncé in 8 years compared to Beyonces 17 years in the game. At least she has her hits . If it as that easy to get one, why bey haven’t gotten one in 5plus years? Since she’s the baddest bish and all. Yes bye may be the queen of album sales, but Rihanna rules the hot 100 and airwaves .

  166. Rosie January 18, 2014

    I never said you couldn’t.
    So even with label receipts BTD STILL outsold A***? A mess.

  167. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    @Rosie don’t take my word for it… the beautiful thing about the web is that its information at your finger tips.

    When you have gone on RIA and have seen that TTT has not scanned a million then we can talk until then you’re looking awfully stupid. ignorance is bliss ehh?

  168. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    This was posted by BILLBOARDS

    ” Last week,

    Rihanna surpassed 10 million albums sold in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

    The diva’s catalog moved another 5,000 copies in the week ending Nov. 10, bringing her total sold to 10,001,000.

    Her most recently-released album, 2012’s “Unapologetic,” has now sold 1.113 million. It’s her fifth-largest selling studio release, and is on the verge of overtaking 2011’s “Talk That Talk” to become her fourth-biggest. “Talk That Talk” has sold 1.118 million.

    “Unapologetic” was the star’s seventh studio effort, and her first to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. In total, she’s collected seven top 10 sets since her first album in 2005.

    Rihanna’s best selling album remains 2007’s “Good Girl Gone Bad,” with 2.8 million sold.

    Here’s a look at the sales of Rihanna’s other studio albums: “Music of the Sun” (released in 2005; 609,000 sold), “A Girl Like Me” (2006; 1.349 million), “Rated R” (2009; 1.110 million) and “Loud” (2010; 1.761 million).”

  169. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @HOESIE

    Put the bottle down D***

    TTT has BEEN platinum H**

    Why hasn’t Lana Del DRUNK in two years????????????

  170. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Just like you look stupid saying A*** and TTT outsold BTD when even your favorite source (Mediatraffic) disagrees.

  171. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Just like it took Toss That Trash two years to go platinum?
    Still trying the “alcoholic” drag? You should be making sure your fave passes her STD* testing at this point.

  172. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    @TRESE

    This is my last response to you, because obviously you’re not getting the point! You decided to come at me saying beyonce is “desperate” blah blah blah and I’ve shut that down!

    “You don’t hear us saying she got more hits than Beyoncé in 8 years compared to Beyonces 17 years in the game. At least she has her hits . If it as that easy to get one, why bey haven’t gotten one in 5plus years? Since she’s the baddest bish and all. Yes bye may be the queen of album sales, but Rihanna rules the hot 100 and airwaves .”

    LIESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS The navy is constantly bragging about those #1’s. WTH have you been?

    I just explained that Beyonce doesn’t succumb to trends. She only released two albums in the last five years. 4 was R&B. Beyonce SAID out of her own mouth BEFORE the album was released that it wasn’t for the charts! EDM was popular at that time. Beyonce is not desperate for a “hit” in today’s standards, being that it is not suicidal for her career!

    Some of these artists depend on hits. Without them, they would have nothing!

    BTW Beyonce works hard. Just because she doesn’t release annually doesn’t mean anything. She still tops FORBES every year and tours! #NEXT!

  173. FRESH NAVI January 18, 2014

    TTT was platinum in 9 months.

    and if you took time to read. I NEVER said TTT or Una outsold BTW WW i can’t take away the only thing lana has going for her.

  174. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    @HOESIE

    Wrong D*** It didn’t TTT two years to go platinum

    However, after two years, Lana Del Drunk still hasn’t scanned 1 million copies in the US with a top 10 single

  175. trese January 18, 2014

    @slay hive, songs like stay, diamonds, coldcase love, California king, Russian roulette, man down and more are not generic songs. Rihanna’s music covers a wide range of topics and sounds and she’s very versatile in her sound. You’re only saying she’s generic because her music connects more on the charts than Beyoncé.

  176. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    “TTT was platinum in 9 months.”

    LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL Even with WFL???????????????

    The struggle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Beyonce was platinum in 3 weeks with NOTHING!!!

    #KANG #BOW

  177. Yolo January 18, 2014

    @Slay Hive ikr? The self clocking! Why are they even dragging Beyonce?

  178. THE GREAT LACEFRONCE. January 18, 2014

    But THIEVINGonce can barely scan 700k in the rest of the world and her singles are flopping 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 :):) 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂 Has XO charted higher than #50 yet? 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁 🙁

  179. trese January 18, 2014

    Rihanna does not succumb to trends either. Her albums have always been a mix of sounds which she is still doing to this day. Beyoncé has now followed the “trend” on this new album by going for a Rihanna like sound. @ slay hive, no one came for you. I made a statement like everyone else, and you decided to respond. Just like you have an opinion, I have one too and should be free to express it. Thanks!

  180. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    @Trese and out of all the songs you named Diamonds was the only one to go #1!

    Het generic trash singles (90%) of her discography chart better! nothing to brag about!

    Beyonce has Dangeroulsy in Love, Listen, Wishing on a star, i care, rather die young, i was here, resentment, flaws and all, pretty hurts, if i were a boy, halo,satellites,smashi into you, BHG,speechless, the closer i get to you,1+1, BTINH, Love on Top ETC!

    Beyonce makes more meaningful material. Her songs are covered more around the world on X Factor, The voice, American Idol ETC!

    BYE!!!

  181. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    “Rihanna does not succumb to trends either. Her albums have always been a mix of sounds which she is still doing to this day.”

    Rihanna has based her career off of the current trends. What are you talking about? Her image, her sound, and everything has been made for her! Let’s not forget she started off trying to be Beyonce!

    How exactly is Beyonce following a trend. When majority of this new album is R&B and a little bit of “club”. She has been making songs like this since Destiny’s Child. BEFORE Rihject decided to jump on the trend in 2011 with TTT! She didn’t invent anything. She is not authentic!

    You gave your opinion, and i replied with the TRUTH

    BYE!

  182. SLAY_HIVE January 18, 2014

    @YOLO

    Because they are PRESSED! They can only talk singles. Beyonce just showed them that she is above a $1.29 single. LOL

  183. Rosie January 18, 2014

    Still doesn’t change the fact that BTD outsold 5 out of 7 Rihfund albums worldwide. Once again, not bad for a “nobody” who has little US support.

  184. KING B January 18, 2014

    THE BEYHIVE SHOULD ARGUE WITH OTHER LESSOR FANBASE LIKE REALLY OUR FAVE DID 617K IN 3 DAYS 385K IN SECOND WEEK AND 310K IN F****** THIRD CALL ME WHEN RIHANNA OR KATY PASS THE 300K MARK IN THE FIRST WEEK UNTIL THEN THEY WILL STILL BE CONSIDERED SINGLE SELLER, TO THAT M********* WHO COMPARED SLAYAGE IN LOVE TO FLOP WHAT U WANT REALLY???? IT HAS OUTPEAKED IT ON THE BB 100 AND IT KILLIN IT ON ITUNES.BEYONCE SHOULD BE COMPARED TO OTHER MALE ARTIST THAT DOING IT BIG CUZ HOEANNA BASIC PERRY AND FLOPGA HAVE BEEN LEFT IN THE DUST #SIPPINWATERMELON

  185. navyshit January 18, 2014

    u looks desperate and stupid with that localyonce first and for most she outsold ur fave second the album is #1 worlwide for the 5th week #1 in australia for the 3rd week #1 in canada for the 2nd week and she has a UK top ten

  186. Tyler January 18, 2014

    Beyonce always manages to become the topic of conversation…Just wait until the Grammy’s. Ya’ll ain’t ready!

  187. Tyler January 18, 2014

    Attention Beyhive! Why are u even arguing with these fools about “Beyonce” vs Rihanna’s microwaveable popcorn singles? Let them eat cake!

  188. Tyler January 18, 2014

    Seriously tho… Rihanna’s 3rd worldly ass is from the slums of Barbados but u want to call Beyonce a peasant? Oh the irony!

  189. trese January 18, 2014

    @ slay hive you should be ashamed to say Beyoncé been singing the same kind of songs since destiny child. You proved what I have been saying. She shows no growth. Stagnant bash. That’s why she’s trying to copy Rihanna. She been left behind and trying to play catchup. Top the lies boo we fell in love, stay and Diamonds were all no 1 songs. You say Rihanna’s image was created for her and she started of wanting to be Beyoncé??? When and how? When she was always marketed as lil MS. sunshine, the Caribbean chic. Now lets not talk about beyonces created image. Starting from her trying to be Diana ross and the Supremes with Destiny’s child. To morphing into Tina turner in her solo career. So Beyoncé is less than original, so I won’t be talking if I were you. Oh and her super bowl costume, copied from Tina turner. Her album released copied from prince and Kane. Beyoncé does not have an original bone in her body.

  190. Lolz January 18, 2014

    @Trese if she shows no growth why is her latest album lightyears ahead if any Rihanna album with critical acclaim #SIT

  191. trese January 18, 2014

    And how many of those Beyoncé songs you mentioned made it to number one?

  192. trese January 18, 2014

    selling an album by surprise don’t show growth. It was selling off of pure hype. Many people who have heard the album say it wasn’t that great. people bought it because they were craving new material after the constant pushback and scrapped fail first attempt.

  193. Lolz January 18, 2014

    @Trese tf are you talking about? The way she sold it has nothing to do with her the music content being praised more than any Rihanna album.

  194. drunk in love January 18, 2014

    Well say what you will but the point of the matter is this “Beyoncé” with no promotion/nothing is doing better/great than any artist that’s out with new material/record with promotion and think about it people, Beyoncé promotion hasn’t started yet, wait until she do start her promoting this album wig will stay snatch and snatch again. Beyoncé new album next year grammy’s will at least get 5/6 wins and maybe 8 nominations at least. Yes Beyoncé.

  195. realtalk January 18, 2014

    BET better honor Beyoncé this year, long over due.

  196. alicia January 18, 2014

    This is a good single, not great, but it’s catchy and a good song for Shakira and her coming back to the voice! Why do people compare artists? All of them have their niche and they all lack some things, like you and me, ok! Stop trying to make one better than the other and allow your fave to be your preference. I know this idolatry won’t change anytime soon and but, it demonstrates just how much we have lost our identity and illuminates our esteem issues. You can have an opinion, respond not in favor of an artist or their work because today’s music is often crap, but especially women, we need to stop the stan wars, it’s so played, it’s 2014. All of these artists are living lives beyond their wildest dreams and what most of us WISH we could to some degree, there are no losers, even when or if a project flops (often a matter of opinion), all of these girls are on top! Only the real haters, not critical thinkers or honest commentators, but haters with your green eyes are the real losers, not none of these stars!

  197. Blue Ivy Carter-Rodriguez January 18, 2014

    Wait.. I thought featured singles do not belong to the featured artist so why are Beyhive coming for Rihanna like it’s her song? So you’re saying if Rihanna gets 14th number 1 with it then it does not belong to her? That makes no sense, so I won’t comment on it anymore.

    Rosie, I like Lana and her albums are really good but right now you sound like a 12 year old trying to convince her parents to let her watch a rated r movie. Lana has great material and even if your tired ass shade says she outsold Rihs five albums ( which is a lie but don’t need to go to deep in that) what does that have to do with the current situation? Ciara also has outsold Rihanna with her album in the US but look who’s on top now? It doesn’t matter of she got 5 million if she still a flop now right?

    Navy.. You are acting immature too, we all know Rihanna is more likeable as an artist now than Beyoncé. It does not mean Bey is not a force to be reckon with, it’s just Rihanna is more relatable. Yes Rihanna’s album sales are not overly great but neither is Beyoncé or anybody else in the game right now. So don’t bother trying to those who are obviously the trolls of the stab base. You won’t be able converse with a dumb troll.

    As for the song, Sam is an idiot. His ears and amongst others need to be cleaned because the song does in fact have Latin, Caribbean and pop- rock elements within it’s sound. Don’t get me wrong at first like most people I didn’t like really like it on first listen but once I checked for it with a good pair of headphones, I finally hear and know the reason why they chose this as the lead single. It’s a real good song and as soon as we get a video and performance it’ll skyrocket to number one and stay there for awhile. It’s a real banger.

    People hating on it mostly are the hive and other Rihanna haters. Look at this post, who are they dragging? Rihanna. Always stating that the Navy bring up Beyoncé all the time but they are the ones comparing Beyoncé and Shakiras beautiful liar to this song. Even Sam does. Everything Rihanna they compare to someone else, so now I see why Rihanna isn’t bothered because with success you’ll get a lot of hate so let them continue being bitter about direction both females are heading.

  198. kaytcat January 18, 2014

    anyway blasting beyonce’s BEYONCE at my place “no angel and “blow” are my new fave even though “MOTHERFUCKING-MINE” still my overall #1 #STOPTHEDRAMAENJOYTHEMUSIC# WOMEN ESPECIALLY BLACK WOMEN ARE DOING BIG THINGS AND INSTEAD OF SUPPORTING BOTH OF THEM YOU TRYING TO TURN THEM AGAINST EACH OTHER we all know Rihanna little miss sunshine is probably one of the biggest popstar in the planet and Beyonce well she is the Queen to each her own there is definetly enough place in this industry for 2 black girls on top

  199. *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* January 18, 2014

    The Song Still has no Music Video and No Major promotion.

    😆 at The reach.

    love Shaki, She’s So Sweet and I see No Lies in What she Said, Rihanna is the only One who can Give you “Reggae” out of the Mainstream pop Girls.

  200. *ℙᏫℙ ℝᏫᎩAℒᎿᎩ* January 18, 2014

    @Blue Ivy:

    Cheers, I will Drink To that. 😀

  201. Slayretha Franklin January 18, 2014

    Why the unnecessary shade towards Rihanna?? Shakira is beauty is indescribable. If only she was single..

  202. Just Sayin January 18, 2014

    Rihanna is not more relatable to me. She comes across arrogant, bully and big headed. Just because she more trashy with no filter does not make her more relatable. Give me Beyonce anyday. If I was a celeb I would carry myself like Beyonce. So please don’t speak for everyone XO

  203. Just Sayin January 18, 2014

    Relatable AND likeable must I add.

  204. BITCHPLEASEEEEE January 18, 2014

    THESE KIDS ON THIS BLOG BETTER GET THEIR FACTS RIGHT BEFORE THEY START SILLY COMMENTS FOR REAL…SMHF
    ANYHOW WHO SAID BEYONCE CAME OUT OF NOWHERE WITH NO PROMO AND DROP AN ALBUM AND IT SELLS.

    NOW KIDS LISTEN UP, BEYONCE WENT ON A SOLD OUT ARENA WORLD TOUR. YES I MEAN SOLD OUT ARENA WORLD TOUR PERFORMING SOME OF HER NEW SONGS!!!!!!!!!!! SO IF SHE RELEASED AN ALBUM OUT OF NOWHERE, AT LEAST HALF OF THE MILLIONS THAT WENT TO SEE HER WILL BE CURIOUS TO BUY THE ALBUM POINT BLANK!!

    BESIDES THE ALBUM WAS INITIALLY RELEASED EXCLUSIVELY TO ITUNES WHERE YOU CAN ONLY BUY THE WHOLE ALBUM AND NOT SINGLES SO WE HAD NO CHOICE THAN TO BUY IT OUT OF CURIOSITY.

    THE BOTTOM LINE IS BEYONCE REALLY DID AN INTENSIVE PROMO INTERNATIONALLY SO NEVER MIND OTHER TV APPEARANCES. YES SHE WORKS THAT HARRRRRRRRRDDDDDDDDDDD SO STOP WITH THIS NONSENSE THAT SHE DID NOT PROMOTE ANYTHING CUZ SHE ACTUALLY DID IN A CLEVER WAY.

  205. FutureCIARA January 18, 2014

    OMG THE CIARA AND BEYONCE VERSION OF THIS PHOTO LOOKS PRETTY AMAZING!

    THEY LOOK BETTER THAN SHAKI & RIHANNA TBH!!!!

    GO LOOK IT UP

  206. Blue Ivy Carter-Rodriguez January 19, 2014

    It’s fine if she is not relatable to you but what you’ve said about Rihanna is a biased opinion. You don’t like her so of course you won’t find her appealing or try to even admit that she is more relatable than Beyoncé is. Though I do not want to get into anymore debate about who is more likeable because obviously both ladies get love so what’s the point? Sometimes the fan bases need to realize that everyone has flaws and talents, people shading others continuously with no facts or clear sense of what’s going on are just bitter so who gives a damn what they say? At the end of the day both ladies are rich and KNOW they’re status amongst the world so do the lessors ( yes Rosie this includes Lana)

  207. Bey_on_ce January 19, 2014

    Still waiting for the navy and their excuses as to why this song is flopping so hard on iTunes ??? Went from 7 to 29 less than a week!!!! Remember it’s only $1.29 single ….but in the meantime y’all know that song was garbage!!!! Beyonce beyonce !!shakira shakira !!! Let’s just kill the drama lets not start a fight cuz bey and shAkira out done rihanna and shakira !!!! Navy your a beautiful liar

  208. Coolie January 20, 2014

    Love this response. Yes Sam! Start acting like a King instead of a Queen boo, you’re better than this played out shade.

  209. TinaMinaj January 21, 2014

    The navy can stay arguing their opinions but the FACT remains Beyonce is and will forever remain the better artist of the 2.

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