Rihanna shopping in Los Angeles
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Rihanna was seen shopping at The Grove yesterday (May 24) in Los Angeles. During her “out and about” she took pictures with fans. Check out all fan pictures after the jump. Cute!

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Happy Birthday, “Pon De Replay”!
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Rihanna’s debut single “Pon De Replay” was released exactly 9 years ago, on May 24th, 2005!

“You know, ‘Pon de Replay’ — actually, when I first heard that song, I didn’t want to do it, because it was very sing-songy and very — whatever. Nursery-rhymish. But after I started recording it, I went along with it and started liking it. And people loved it! It’s just language that we speak in Barbados. It’s broken English. Pon is on, De means the, so it’s just basically telling the DJ to put my song on the replay.” — Rihanna

The song received positive reviews from music critics, who praised the song’s composition and its choice as Ri’s debut single. The song was a commercial success, peaking at number one in New Zealand and on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. It also reached number two on both the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart, whilst achieving top five positions in eight other countries including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, and Switzerland. It was certified two times Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America denoting shipments of over 2,000,000 copies.

Rihanna recorded 12 songs for the “Home” soundtrack
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According to Jeffrey Katzenberg, “Rihanna has done 12 songs for the movie ‘Home’. It’s not breaking into song. The characters don’t sing and dance in the movie itself in it. But it is the soundtrack of the film and the songs have been written very specifically for scenes in the movie and for characters in the movie. It’s a different type of musical than a ‘Broadway’ break into song one.”

The movie is apparently being released on March 27, 2015 instead of November 26, 2014. According to deadline.com:

Madagascar spinoff The Penguins Of Madagascar is moving up from March 27, 2015, to a Thanksgiving week bow of November 26. It’s switching places with Home, the aliens-hiding-on-Earth tale featuring the voices of Jim Parsons, Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin and Rihanna.

The intergalactic adventure revolves around an overly optimistic (yet inept) alien race called the Boov, who invade Earth in an attempt to escape their mortal enemy, hoping to make this hiding spot their new home. But one resourceful girl named Tip (Rihanna) escapes the Boov’s relocation efforts and teams up with a banished Boov named Oh (Jim Parsons) to save the race after he accidentally clues the bad guys into the Boov’s whereabouts.

Rihanna keeps rocking pink wig in LA
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Rihanna was once again seen at Giorgio Baldi Restaurant in Los Angeles, this time on Thursday (May 22). While arriving, she took time to pose for a photo with a fan. Watch a video below and click here for photos.

Ri also shared three beautiful selfies on Twitter. Take a look at them after the jump.

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Rihanna spotted again at her favorite restaurant
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RiRi was seen leaving Giorgio Baldi Restaurant in Los Angeles this Wednesday (May 21). Click here for photos.

Rihanna’s broken cell phone going to Grammy Museum
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The broken smartphone Rihanna dropped while taking a selfie at a Clippers game — and which helped raise $116,500 for police groups — will be going on display at the Grammy Museum, it was announced today.

The high bidder for the phone in an eBay auction was disqualified, but an anonymous bidder matched the amount and agreed to lend the signed smartphone to the museum, according to Los Angeles Police Commission President Steve Soboroff, the owner of the phone.

Soboroff persuaded Rihanna to take a selfie with him as both wore LAPD bracelets at a Clippers game. Rihanna, however, dropped the phone after snapping the photo. She later autographed the cracked phone and pledged $25,000 to the Los Angeles Police Foundation.

Soboroff matched her donation then put the phone up for bid on eBay — with the bids topping out at $66,500.

Half of the money raised will go to the Los Angeles Police Foundation for LAPD Cadets and the rest to the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation to support the families of fallen officers.

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