Rihanna

Rihanna

Rihanna at the premiere of Sydney on April 10, 2012
Background information
Birth name Robyn Rihanna Fenty
Born (1988-02-20) February 20, 1988 (age 24)
Saint Michael, Barbados
Genres dance
Occupations Recording artist, actress
Years active 2004–present
Labels Def Jam, SRP
Associated acts Eminem
Website rihanna.com

Robyn Rihanna Fenty (pron.: /riˈɑːnə/ ree-AH-nə or /riˈænə/ ree-AN; born February 20, 1988), known mononymously as Rihanna, is a Barbadian recording artist and actress. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, she began her career as a result of meeting record producer Evan Rogers in late 2003. At age 16, she moved to the United States to pursue a recording career and began recording demo tapes under Rogers’ guidance, subsequently signing a contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for Jay-Z.[1]

Rihanna’s debut studio album, Diamonds“, which became Rihanna’s twelfth number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

Rihanna’s work has earned her numerous awards and accolades, including five [7]

Contents

Life and career

1988–2004: Early life and career beginnings

Rihanna grew up in the town of Bridgetown, Barbados.[8]

Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados. Her mother is Monica Braithwaite, a retired Afro-Guyanese accountant, and her father is Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor of Barbadian and Irish descent.[9][10] Rihanna has two brothers, Rorrey and Rajad Fenty, and two half-sisters and a half-brother from her father’s side, each born by different mothers from his previous relationships.[11][12][13] Growing up in a three-bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown and selling clothes with her father on a street stall, 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.[8][10][14] Rihanna grew up listening to reggae music and began singing at around the age of seven.[11][15] She attended Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and then the Combermere High School, where she formed a musical trio with two of her classmates.[11] Rihanna was an army cadet in a sub-military programme; the singer-songwriter Shontelle was her drill sergeant.[16] Although she initially wanted to graduate from high school, she chose to pursue a musical career instead.[17]

Rihanna’s career began through her association with American record producer [21]

2005–06: Music of the Sun and A Girl Like Me

Rihanna performing at the Jingle Ball, 2005

Following her signing, Rihanna spent three months recording and completing her debut album and collaborated with rapper [27]

A month after the release of her debut album, she began working on her second studio album.[39]

2007–09: Good Girl Gone Bad

Rihanna performing at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, 2008

For her third studio album, [50]

Throughout 2008, Rihanna performed on the [62]

2009–10: Domestic violence case and Rated R

Rihanna in Paris, April 2010

On February 8, 2009, Rihanna’s scheduled performance at the [71]

Returning to music after the assault, Rihanna collaborated with Jay-Z and Kanye West on “[82]

2010–11: Loud and new management

Rihanna in Loud Tour, July 2011

During the summer of 2010, Rihanna collaborated with rapper [90]

The following month saw the release of [100]

January 2011 saw the release of Rihanna’s first fragrance, “[109]

2011–12: Talk That Talk and film debut

Rihanna at V Festival, August 2011

Rihanna’s sixth album, [120]

Rihanna’s first fashion range, for Katy Perry.

Rihanna’s first television program, [136]

2012–present: Unapologetic and upcoming projects

Rihanna’s seventh studio album, [141]

Artistry

Music and voice

While recoding tracks for her third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad, Rihanna took vocal lessons from Ne-Yo stating, “I’ve never had vocal training, so when I’m in the studio, he’ll tell me how to breathe and stuff. … he’ll call out these big fancy words: ‘OK, I want you to do [151]

Rihanna performing on her Last Girl on Earth Tour in March 2011

Rihanna began her musical career recording songs that were inspired by caribbean music genres such as [156]

With Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), she took a different direction from the dancehall influence of her previous efforts with [164]

Influences

Madonna (left) and Bob Marley (right) are two of Rihanna’s biggest influences.

Rihanna has named [180]

Rihanna’s music contains strong influences of [187]

Videos and stage

Rihanna performing “Hard” on her Last Girl on Earth Tour

Rihanna has often worked with music video director [181]

In 2011, Rihanna released three music videos that caused major controversy with topics of sadomasochism, rape and domestic violence; the video for “S&M” was banned in eleven countries for its sexual content,[198]

While performing at the [202]

Public image

[148]

Rihanna at the 2009 AMA’s red carpet

Rihanna is known for reinventing her style and image with every album, changing her personal appearance with several different hairstyles.[202]

Rihanna has seven [230]

In April 2012, Rihanna placed at number twenty on [237]

Discography

Filmography

Tours

See also

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