Rather than turning away from her trauma, Rihanna remerged with her most revelatory and defiant work to date with her ‘Rated R’ album.
On his Pulitzer Prize-winning album, ‘DAMN.’, Kendrick Lamar wove a masterful tale of morality over cutting rhymes and urgent beats.
With ‘Good Girl Gone Bad’, Rihanna liberated herself from a predictable pop career and transformed into the fierce icon we know today.
Restlessly innovative, Maroon 5 released ‘It Won’t Be Soon Before Long’, kick-starting their crossover assault on the pop and dance worlds.
From the 20-year rule to stylistic homage and outright appropriation, nostalgia has always played a part in musical evolution, with even the most forward-thinking music looking to the past for inspiration.
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After assuming the hip-hop crown, ‘Views’ saw Drake at his most navel-gazing, wondering if his kingdom came with a price.
Rihanna’s sophomore record, ‘A Girl Like Me’, saw her evolve beyond the dancehall and introduced the world to an emerging pop force to be reckoned with.
“I don’t know what I’d do without music, and you can find me often in my car with the speakers blasting.”
Celebrating iconic female artists & their empowering anthems including tracks from Shania Twain, Billie Eilish, Janet Jackson, Rihanna & more.
Steeped in tradition while pushing music into new frontiers, modern R&B has infiltrated the mainstream and become the go-to sound for pop music.
Rihanna was awarded the President’s Award the NAACP Image Awards this past Saturday, where she was honoured for her many philanthropic efforts in the black community.
The Barbados-born Rihanna has come a long way since ‘Pon De Replay’. Here are 20 of the best Rihanna songs to take you on that journey.
From the first flushes of romance, to heartbreak, loss and lust, the love song puts emotions to words – and music – remaining a core part of our lives.
“Rihanna has not only enjoyed a groundbreaking career as an artist and musician, but has also distinguished herself as a stellar public servant.”
After ruling the charts for over a decade, Rihanna was ready to leave the pop assembly line and get personal on her eighth album, ‘Anti’.