Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born February 20, 1988), known by her stage name Rihanna (from the Welsh name Rhiannon), is a Barbadian recording artist, actress, and fashion designer.
She is a pop superstar with a beautiful unique voice and a gorgeous face. Rihanna was discovered in her native Barbados when she was just 15.
Arther she released her debut album, “Music of the Sun”, in 2005, she has become a major fixture in the pop music world. As she sold about 120 million singles worldwide and over 30 million albums, we can say that she is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Rihanna has named Madonna as her idol and biggest influence. She said she wants to be the “black Madonna”.
Rihanna has a father named Ronald (African and European descent) and a mother named Monica Fenty (descendants of Guyana). When she attended primary school she formed a trio with two of her classmates. And their group sang the song “Hero” by Mariah Carey in the Colours of Combermere School Show. She even won the Miss Combermere Beauty contest.
Rihanna was harmonizing with some friends and a producer Evan Rogers heard how she sounds and he liked it. He was on vacation with his wife and met Rihanna accidentally. He was very sure in Rihannas talent and success. And she moved in U.S.A. after that .
Her demo tape was sent to several record labels. Def Jam Recordings responded her and after auditioning she signed a contract with them. Rapper Jay-Z. is the president of the company. Rihanna has collaborated with numerous other artists, in addition to her solo work.
Main article: Rihanna discography: Music of the Sun (2005), A Girl like Me (2006), Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), Talk That Talk (2011), Unapologetic (2012).
Movies in which she appeared in: Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006), Battleship (2012), Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012), This Is the End (2013), Annie (2014), Home (2015).
She was splashed across the tabloid after being involved in a violent domestic incident with her boyfriend Chris Brown , the day of the Grammy awards in 2009. Brown was charged with assault and making criminal threats. Brown received five years probation. In 2010., Rihanna dated Los Angeles Dodgers baseball star Matt Kemp.
Rapper Drake has also admitted to dating the singer. Rihanna is very sensitive for the people who need help. She has a big heart for them and she found many foundations and performed a series of charity concerts in the world to help.