Rihanna was recently interviewed by Alan Carr to celebrate his talk show’s 100th episode. She performed “What Now,” her newest single, for the first time on TV. Watch below:
The-Dream speaks on penning hits for Rihanna, their tonal similarities, and what it takes to get a Terius Nash writing credit.
One of Dream’s bigger clients is Rihanna, for whom he has written and produced a handful of hits, including one of her biggest tracks, “Umbrella”. Terius spoke to V Magazine about his songwriting approach, describing Rihanna as the singer who has done his songs the most justice, due to their vocal similarities (though it should be said that Rihanna has a tendency to mirror her songwriter’s reference tracks, as evidenced by her strange pronunciation on “Diamonds” which is a direct lift from the Australian songwriter’s take). The IV Play singer also talks about how much he charges for a song (outside of royalties), the absence of songwriting partner Tricky Stewart on his new album, and the influence of “Umbrella” on his own work.
Read excerpts from the interview below.
Rihanna’s style in just three words? Designer Adam Selman, the mastermind behind several of the singer’s looks for the last two years, says, “Easy. Sexy. Familiar.”
“Her street style has evolved into her stage style,” the Texas-bred designer says of the Barbadian hitmaker. “Everything doesn’t have to be embellished. It can be simpler so that she can shine and it’s not necessarily about the clothes; it’s more about her.”
Rihanna says her River Island collection is for sassy girls who express themselves through fashion.
While at Macy’s Westfield Century City in California last week, RiRi talked to Perez TV about Nude by Rihanna, her third fragrance. Check it out!
The fragrance is available for purchase at Macy’s in the United States. Nude will be available at additional retailers beginning February 2013.
Nude by Rihanna is sensual and provocative. It is an uninhibited scent that captures a stripped down essence. The fragrance allows her fans, to experience something very personal, a true embodiment of the singer. Nude by Rihanna joins Reb’l Fleur and Rebelle, two dark and rebellious scents created by Rihanna in years past, in her uninhibited fragrance lineup.
RiRi is gonna be on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today (November 14) at 4pm and we can now watch four previews:
Rihanna plays ‘who would you rather’:
Make sure to pick up the latest GQ magazine with super steamy & hot Rihanna on the cover! For more info visit GQ.com!
At nine fifteen, Rihanna’s black Escalade pulls up in front of Emilio’s Ballato, Andy Warhol’s Nolita Italian restaurant of choice, a circus in tow. Her army of bodyguards surveys the scene. Then one of Rihanna’s long legs hits the pavement and it’s madness. There are paparazzi everywhere, all at once, perching on bicycles and European motorbikes, firing out of Mercedes-Benz windows and SUV sunroofs, pushing in on every square foot of sidewalk. The cameras strobe around her like a Ferris wheel.
Rihanna glides through the melee and into the foyer, where her signed photograph hangs. She’s sporting skintight black jeans, black shades, a black cutoff designer sweatshirt with oversize gold letters. (ORIGINAL, it says.) With her dahlia-shade lips, big anime eyes, and slow-motion strut, she looks like some neo-noir femme fatale en route to her next hit.
“That was intense,” I stammer, emerging from the whiteout of flashes and the theatrics of Rihanna arrives at dinner.