Rihanna

Jun
3
New Music: Wale f/ Rihanna – ‘Bad (Remix)’

Bad (Remix)

Wale does “Bad” with some help from the original bad girl, Rihanna, on the remix to his hit single. The pop star cries out on the sultry, yet sad hook, and even throws down some rhymes.

“Bad girls want a real ni**a,” she declares, while Wale raps, “All the bad girls always end up unapologetic.”

The original song features singer-songwriter Tiara Thomas, who just inked a deal with Rico Love’s Division1/Interscope Records.

In addition to RiRi and Tiara, Wale’s third album The Gifted (due June 25) features Nicki Minaj, CeeLo Green, 2 Chainz, and Jerry Seinfeld.

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May
31
Wale Previews ‘Bad’ Remix with Rihanna

Wale and Rihanna

One of the most anticipated collaborations on Wale’s album The Gifted is the remix to “Bad” featuring Rihanna. The MMG rapper gave Sway a first listen to the song during his visit to “Sway in the Morning.” He played a snippet featuring the “original bad girl” on his phone while on air.

RiRi can be heard singing Tiara Thomas’ part and even adds some rhymes. “Bad girls want a real ni**a,” she declares, while Wale raps, “Bad girls always end up unapologetic.”

In addition to Rihanna, The Gifted (due June 25) features collaborations with Nicki Minaj, Juicy J, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, and more.

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May
29
Single Cover: Rihanna f/ David Guetta – ‘Right Now’

Right Now

While “Stay” remains in the top 10 on the Billboard 200, Rihanna has announced that the David Guetta-produced “Right Now” will serve as the next pop single off her album Unapologetic. She revealed the red-and-white artwork via Twitter, sporting short hair on the cover.

“#RIGHTNOW #BRANDNEW #SINGLECOVER #Unapologetic #SummerAnthem #NavyTakeOva,” tweeted RiRi, who is currently traveling across Europe on her “Diamonds World Tour.”

She recently shot a video for her urban single “Pour It Up” featuring pole dancers, blonde wigs, and dollar bills emblazoned with her face.

What do you think of the artwork? Weigh in below.

May
26
New Music: Rihanna f/ 2 Chainz – ‘Pour It Up (Remix)’

2 Chainz and Rihanna

When Rihanna premiered the official remix to “Pour It Up,” 2 Chainz was surprisingly absent. But a new version of the song has surfaced featuring him alongside Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, Juicy J, and T.I. The Atlanta rapper piles on a verse after Tip, rapping about Big Foot, Sasquatch, and “smoking kiki with RiRi.”

Rihanna recently shot a video for the song featuring pole dancers, a blonde wig, and dollar bills with her face on it.

Pour up the remix to the Rih-mix below.

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May
23
Wale Enlists Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, & Juicy J for ‘The Gifted’

Wale

Wale is bringing some major star power to his third album The Gifted. The Maybach Music rapper has called on superstars including Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Wiz Khalifa, and more.

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May
10
Rihanna Enjoys a Day Out with Her Brother

Rihanna and Rajad

Now that the U.S. leg of her “Diamonds” world tour has wrapped, Rihanna is enjoying some time off before she heads to Europe. On Thursday, she kicked it with her younger brother Rajad in New York City.

The siblings walked through Best Buy arm in arm, shopped at a clothing boutique in NoHo, and picked up takeout at her favorite restaurant, Da Silvano.

“Spent the day with my favorite guy!!!! @rjfenty96 #bestdayever #mylilbroizbigazphuck #whyheposelikehechucknorris #thisniggagotamustache #andabeardthatheshaves,” tweeted RiRi.

Earlier in the week, she confirmed to a paparazzo that she will shoot a video for her strip club anthem “Pour It Up.”

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May
8
Iggy Azalea Hints at Rihanna Collaboration ‘Designer Drugs’

Iggy Azalea has a few collaborations in the works for her upcoming debut The New Classic including one with a global pop superstar. During her interview with Rap-Up TV, the “Work” rapper hinted that she has a track with Rihanna’s name written all over it.

“Hopefully I would be able to make that stick ’cause I would love to have her sing on my album. Who wouldn’t?” she said of RiRi, who is also signed to Island Def Jam.

She shared more details about the seductive song called “Designer Drugs.” “I actually sung the hook and then I thought, ‘I can think of someone who would sing this better,’” said Iggy. “It sounds like if someone was playing an acoustic guitar, but then you went out into a tepee in the middle of the desert and got really drunk and started hallucinating. It’s a bit warped, but strangely acoustic. I sound like a bit of a phone sex operator on it.”

While Rihanna may not be 100% confirmed, T.I. is. The Hustle Gang chief is set to appear on Iggy’s third single “Change Your Life.”

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