Posts tagged "rihanna"

Rihanna Wants To Trademark The Name “Robyn,” DC Comics Is Not Happy

As a person also named Robyn, I oppose this as well.

By: Robyn Pennacchia / May 21, 2015

Rihanna Won The Mostly Boring & Not-That-Offensive Met Gala

We ranked the red carpet just for you. …

By: Megan Reynolds / May 5, 2015

Rihanna Gets Political In Her New Video For “American Oxygen”

Finally, here is the video for “American Oxygen,” the song that Rihanna released exclusively on Tidal a week ago. It’s now available for us plebes who aren’t willing to pay $20 a month for a music service that apparently sort of sucks. The video for “American Oxygen” is a casual indictment of her adopted homeland, with breezy, faux-optimistic…

By: Megan Reynolds / April 16, 2015

Cody Simpson’s Rihanna Cover Is So Perfect

Cody Simpson serenaded SiriusXM with an acoustic cover of Rihanna, Kanye and Paul McCartney’s “FourFiveSeconds,” and if you didn’t love the song enough based on the original alone, you’re definitely going to love it now. Perfection. [SiriusXM]…

By: Claire Hannum / April 15, 2015

I Watched The Bonkers Tidal Promo Video And Now I’m In A Cult

Yesterday, something called Tidal happened, and try as I did to care, I was very busy dealing with a lot of personal problems of my own like where to find a good banh mi in Midtown that isn’t too fancy or ‘deconstructed,’ and I never made it around to figuring out what everyone Twitter wa…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 31, 2015

New Animated Film “Home,” With Black Girl As Star, Beats Box Office Expectations

White Hollywood, it’s time to sit your ass down because the DreamWorks movie “Home,” starring animated Rihanna, just broke the hell out of box office expectations. This is especially sweet vengeance after last week’s awful article about how Hollywood has a problem with casting too many “ethnics.” Turns out, people are flocking to see movie…

By: Katrin Higher / March 30, 2015

Watch Rihanna Slay “Bitch Better Have My Money” At The iHeartRadio Awards

The rallying cry for the freelance economy gets its first live performance.

By: Megan Reynolds / March 30, 2015

Judge Ends Chris Brown’s 6-Year Felony Probation

Has it already been six years since Chris Brown was arrested for brutally beating Rihanna right before the Grammys? A lot has happened with the asshole since then, including the act of throwing a chair through a window after being on “Good Morning America,” having parking lot fights with other music stars, and also getting…

By: Katrin Higher / March 21, 2015

Rihanna Is The New Face Of Dior!

She’s the first black woman to be the face of the fashion brand in its 69-year history.

By: Megan Reynolds / March 13, 2015

Rihanna Swims With Sharks, Looks Flawless in Harper’s Bazaar

Here is a picture of Rihanna lounging in the mouth of a giant shark from Harper Bazaar’s March cover story. The interview is also pretty great. This is my favorite bit:
LB: How do you feel about censorship on social media? Should the nipple be truly free?

R: The C-word?!!! I don’t eve…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 5, 2015

RiRi Blesses Your Tuesday With Her Video For “Four Five Seconds”

Rihanna’s songs are almost always the business. “We Found Love” still goes, even though it’s like three years old. “Pour It Up” is the perfect thing to belt at the top of your lungs at the club, clutching the arms of your best friend. But her latest, “Four Five Seconds,” hits all the marks. Sing-a-long…

By: Megan Reynolds / February 3, 2015

Schmidt From “New Girl” Breaks It Down To Rihanna (Three Years Ago)

This video of Schmidt from “New Girl” (Max Greenfield in prosthetics and costume) lip-syncing to Rihanna is apparently making the rounds on social media today. The video itself is three years old, and Zooey Deschanel posted it on the blog she co-founded, Hello Giggles, with the following short summary:

My new girl…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 14, 2014

Beyoncé Might Be Dropping A New Album This Month (Or Someone Might Be Toying With Our Emotions)

A photo of a Columbia Records/Parkwood Entertainment memo with a track list and release date for a second secret Beyoncé album has been floating around Twitter and PLEASE GOD LET THIS BE REAL.
The rumored album would be Beyoncé Vol. II, and it would be sold coupled with last year’s Beyoncé. The memo mentio…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / November 3, 2014
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