Tag Archives: RIHANNA

Drake Co-Signed Soca Star Machel Montano Talks Making a Global Impact and Heading to the Big Screen

2 Aug

Source: Billboard

Whether joining Rihanna to perform “Bitch Better Have My Money” in her native Barbados or appearing in Nicki Minaj’s Trinidad-set “Pound the Alarm” video,Machel Montano is the go-to for providing island-ready assists to pop stars. Continue reading

Rihanna to Play Infamous ‘Psycho’ Role on ‘Bates Motel’

28 Jul

Source: RollingStones

Singer cast as Marion Crane, the victim in Alfred Hitchcock’s shower scene, in upcoming final season of A&E series

The producers of Bates Motel announced at Comic-Con Friday thatRihanna would play the role of Marion Crane – made famous by actress Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho – on the upcoming fifth and final season of the A&E drama.

“We wanted to thrust the iconic role into a contemporary spotlight and redefine it in a meaningful and exciting new way. We also heard Rihanna was a fan of the show, and we were huge fans of hers, so it was the perfect collision of creativity and fate,” executive producers Carlton Cuse and Kerry Ehrin said in a statement (via the Hollywood Reporter).

Rihanna herself also shared the news with her own DIY announcement that she sent to Comic-Con. “Let me tell you what the bad bitch is about to do Continue reading

Crop Over, More than a Carnival

28 Jul

Crop Over, More than a Carnival

Source: Soca News By Natasha Ofosu

When pop princess Rihanna began attending Barbados’ Crop Over in 2011, the event got a publicity boost that money could not buy. Her presence at the biggest festival on the island of her birth, then and subsequently in 2013 and 2015, like a kind of celebrity fairy dust got tongues wagging and pictures circulating across the globe and etched it in many people’s minds as, ‘the carnival that Rihanna goes to’.

In its purest form, Crop Over has nothing to do with carnival; it’s a harvest festival dating back to the 18th century (some sources say 17th), which celebrated the successful end of the sugar cane season with feasting, singing and dancing. When the festival was revived in 1974, following its demise in the 1940s, new elements were added – and it gradually began to mirror the pre-Lenten Carnivals of Trinidad and Brazil.

Today, the masquerade aspect of Crop Over is its main attraction, with thousands of costumed revellers portraying different themes as they parade through the streets of the capital, Bridgetown, on the first Monday in August. Fittingly known as Grand Kadooment Continue reading

Rihanna Canceled Lollapalooza Performance Over Zika Virus

6 Jul


Source: Urban Islandz

Rihanna pulled the plug on his upcoming performance in Lollapalooza due to the Zika Virus outbreak.

Organizers of the event has since axed the festival because they don’t have enough time to find a headlining replacement for Rihanna.

Lollapalooza Colombia was scheduled to take place in Bogota from September 17-18. Other stars on the lineup includes Lana Del Rey, Chainsmokers, and Anderson .Paak.

Lollapalooza festival originally started in Chicago and has since spread into a massive festival in several different countries including Brazil, Chile and Argentina.

The Zika Virus has been running ramping in most South American country and has also put a damper on the upcoming Olympic Continue reading

Popcaan attends Rihanna’s ANTI Tour with Drake and Big Sean

1 Jul

Source: Dre1alliance

Dancehall artiste Popcaan is having the time of his life since reuniting with Canadian Rapper and close friend Drake last week in South Africa.

On Wednesday, the two jetted to the United Kingdom to attend Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ World Tour at the Emirates Old Park in Manchester.

The ‘Unruly Boss’ took to Instagram to share a video at the show enjoying a drink. The clips shows Popcaan viewing the show form a luxurious skybox with Drake, Big Sean and the OVO crew.

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Watch Rihanna Cry While Performing ‘Love The Way You Lie’

23 Jun

Rihanna performs during her “Anti World Tour” at Barclays Center on March 27, 2016 in New York City.

Source: BillBoard

The pop superstar was delivering “Love The Way You Lie,” her 2010 hit with Eminem, when she was overcome with emotion.

Rihanna showed a different side to herself when she burst into tears while performing for fans in Ireland.

The pop superstar was delivering “Love The Way You Lie,” her 2010 hit with Eminem, when she was overcome with emotion.

Calvin Harris’ ‘This Is What You Came For’ Video Feat Rihanna is Here: Watch

The crowd at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Tuesday (June 21) roared for the weeping singer, who carried on and didn’t miss a note. RiRi’s Anti World Tour makes its next stop this Friday (June 24) at London’s Wembley Stadium.

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Championship Thirst: LeBron James’ Wife Might Not Be Too Happy With The Vibes Rihanna Keeps Putting Out On The Gram

21 Jun

Source: BET

LeBron James’s wife, Savannah, might not want to go online for a while.

Last month, Rihanna set the thirst trap of all thirst traps, posting an Instagram shot of herself in a bikini with LeBron’s number, “23”, written on her stomach. Bad Gal RiRi also made sure to tag King James on the post. Sheesh!

Well, moments after LeBron led the Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA Finals’ victory over the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, Rihanna reposted the same IG shot.

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#StuntBackSundays #StillMood

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Notice the captions, “StuntBackSundays” and “StillMood.”

And Rihanna didn’t stop there.

And the kicker… Continue reading