Tuesday, December 2, 2008

R&B Princess

Trivia about Rihanna

Was signed to Def Jam Records.Her musical inspirations include Alicia Keys, Beyonce Knowles, and.Attended Combermere which is a sixth form school similar to technical school in America. Performed Mariah Carey's "Hero" at her school's talent show. Won a beauty pageant at her school. Born to a black Barbadian father Ronald Fenty and a black Guyanese mother Monica Fenty. She has two younger brothers Rorrey and Rajad. Stated in an interview that her friend and former Island Def Jam record label artist Fefe Dobson was someone that she admired and looked up to. Having a fellow black artist writing, singing, and performing the music she truly loves.Ranked #8 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.Sampled "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' " by Michael Jackson from his " Thriller" album in her song "Please Don't Stop the Music". Ranked #15 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.

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