Video: Rihanna - 'Man Down'

  /  05.31.2011

Rihanna

Rum pum pum pum. Rihanna fires off a strong message in the powerful video for “Man Down,” the reggae-tinged single from her latest album Loud. Set against the beauty of Jamaica, the Barbados-born singer tells the compelling story of a sexually-abused woman in the Anthony Mandler-directed clip.

In the opening sequence, a long-haired RiRi is seen shooting a man before flashing back to the prior morning to explain what triggered the deadly series of events. Little Miss Sunshine rides her bike through the parish of Portland, hanging with the boys in her neighborhood, before journeying to a nightclub where she meets a man. After dancing together, he forces himself upon her. She resists his advances, but he doesn’t back down, leaving her in tears.

But it’s Rihanna who gets the final say, taking matters into her own hands and putting an end to her abuser’s life. That’ll teach you a lesson.

TRENDING

Drake Links Up With 50 Cent In Toronto

The two rap legends connected while the “Many Men” rapper was in Drake’s hometown, performing ...
07.21.2024

Nicki Minaj Shares How She Recently Discovered A New Sex Position

In a recent post, Nicki Minaj treated her fans to a very intimate new detail ...
07.21.2024

Mustard Unloads 'Faith Of A Mustard Seed' Tracklist Featuring Young Thug, Quavo, Future And More

Mustard also shared the LP’s third pre-release single, “One Bad Decision,” featuring Ella Mai and ...
07.22.2024

Solange, Meek Mill And More Celebrities Speak Out Against The Violent Murder Of Sonya Massey

A former sheriff’s deputy is facing first-degree murder charges for shooting Sonya Massey.
07.23.2024
View More

Sponsored Stories