An international pop sensation who was born in Barbados in 1988 only to move to New York at the age of 16 with the hopes of success as a solo recording artist. She achieved her first international hit with "Pon de Replay" in the summer of 2005. Since then Rihanna has scored many international hit songs from 2005 to 2010. She has earned 6 Billboard Hot 100 #1 Singles, the most by any female recording artist since 2000. Often compared to Beyonce Knowels in the beginning of her career, she has now created a definitive image and an instantly recognizable voice and style that has separated her from the crowded field of female pop singers. Known for her edgy and trend setting style, Rihanna is a 21st fashion and beauty icon often featured in fashion blogs around the world and often in trademark stiletto heels and sunglasses paired with high-fashion emsembles. The singer's private life has also come under public scrutiny. She had much coverage for her 2009-post pre-Grammy altercation with then boyfriend Chris Brown which left her in the middle of a media circus. After months of silence and scrutiny, she released her critically acclaimed fourth studio album Rated R in late 2009. Currently at the peak of her popularity Rihanna has sold over 50 million records to date, 15 million albums and over 35 million digital downloads.
Rihanna is known as one of the holy-trinity of 21st century pop hit-makers which includes Lady Gaga and Beyonce.

P1: Who's better Rihanna or Beyonce?
P2: Beyonce is a better singer, but Rihanna is younger, sexier and cooler.

P1: Why does Rihanna swagger jack Lady Gaga all the time?
P2: Rihanna's been out since 2005 and dressing sexy since 2007, how is she swagger jacking Gaga? Also, why is Gaga swagger jacking Madonna?
P1: Lady Gaga is not copying Madonna, she's the most original artist who ever lived or ever will...
P2: Really? Do you know what originality is?
P1: no
by rudeboy87 March 27, 2010
n. Chris Brown's punching bag

Personal Trainer: "You sure worked up a sweat in there, Chris."

Chris Brown: "Yeah, I was just practicing those boxing drills you showed me on Rihanna."
by mynoduespym February 12, 2009
1. Proof that the music industry is no longer a raw, gifted talent extruder. More like a money sucking, take-a-quasi-supermodel chick-between-the-ages of 12-21-sex her up-record her horrible voice-and-use state-of-the-art equipment to alter her voice into sounding like pre-21st century Whitney Houston-Shoot a video of her masturbating-and-force youth to buy the album through brainwashing promotion-mechanism.
2. A teenager with questionable parental guidance who must have sold her unriped body for a recording contract.
3. A joke.
4. A dollar store version of a Bratz doll.
5. To sing in a voice used a torture devices in nuclear wars.
6. Someone who needs to be bombed down by a Japanese fighter jet.

Mother: Hey...Hey! Since you didn't eat your broccili, I'm gonna make you listen to Rihanna's umbrella 47-times for the rest of the night!
Child: (screams at the top of his lungs) Mommie, NO! NOOOOOOOO!!!! (stomps and cries hysterically) I'm sorry! I'M SORRYYYYYYYYYYY!
Mom: (turns on Rihanna's "Umbrella" and put child in time-out) If you leave this seat, I will spank you!
Child: Give me the spanking! GIVE ME THAT SPANKING! (The child takes Rihanna's CD out and breaks it into pieces, He pulls down his pants and happily takes the spanking instead)
by twistedbabydoll August 11, 2007
The one of the most overrated singers of all time
Man, Rihanna is so overrated
by 599 US Dollars October 04, 2006
A person that has a huge forehead.
I was playing fight night and I took devastating blow to the Rihanna!
by ABullet December 09, 2007
The girl who can never remember what her name is.
Rihanna: Oh na na, what's my name? Oh na na, what's my name? Oh na na, what's my name?
Drake: IT'S RIHANNA.

*1 minute later*

Rihanna: Oh na na, what's my name?
by skylinerr December 08, 2010
A famous singer who according to her songs has a BIG problem
Man, Rihanna sure needs some help. she likes rude boys, loves it when people lie to her, and apparently forgot her name.
by M&m's_Love January 24, 2011
A really bad singer. Most of her songs are stupid and don't make sense, and very repetitive. Not to mention the fact that every radio station plays them over and over until they're burned into your brain!
Repetitive:
"Shut up and drive, drive, drive, drive, drive"

"Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh. Under my umbrella, ella, ella, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh, eh!"

-Gawd, how many time's does she have to say eh?-

Stooopid Lyrics:
"Cos we both know where I'm about to go, and we know it very well!"

-And we know it very well? Could Rihanna not think of a single line to go there?!-
by Dainy May 31, 2008

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