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So much talk has preceded Rihanna’s eighth album that it’s left, now it’s finally here, with a lot of walk to walk. Opener ‘Consideration’ delivers from the off, with Rihanna…

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On this warped and minimal new single RiRi is bragging about how she’s soooo loaded she can afford tequila, strippers and $100 to have someone park the car for her.…

In the age of Twitter, the gap between pop stars’ personal lives and the music they make is more blurred than ever. Never more so than on Rihanna’s seventh album.…

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There’s no stopping Rihanna’s record company: this is her 517th single this week. It has been suggested that ‘Where Have You Been’ may allude to Chris Brown, but considering that…

What’s in a font? In terms of music, they can conjure up several different meanings, from something stalwart (The Rolling Stones, Ramones) to the ephemeral and futuristic (Daft Punk), and…

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By now it’s pretty customary to have a jaw-on-the-floor reaction to the first single from a Rihanna album. ‘Pon De Replay’, ‘SOS’, ‘Umbrella’,’Russian Roulette’,’Only Girl In The World’. It’s like…

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You don’t often get revealing moments at album playbacks. Excellent canapés and cheeky cocktails on diamanté-dripping trays, yes; epiphanies, no. So last month at London’s Sketch bar, when [a]Rihanna[/a] was…

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From the moment you heard it you knew you were going to hear it EVERY-bloody-where from BoomBox to Budgens, forever, and that, one way or another, you had just better…