Rihanna Songwriter Threatens Travis Scott For Delay Of "ANTI"
A songwriter named Glass John, who apparently wrote an unreleased Rihanna song titled "Kiss It Better," is not happy with how Travis Scott is influencing RiRi's upcoming album, ANTI. Rihanna had shared a snippet of "Kiss It Better" in December 2014, and John had reposted the same clip, revealing that he wrote the song and that it was produced by GOOD Music's Jeff Bhasker.
Shooting At L.A. Club Reportedly Forces Rihanna & Travis Scott To Leave
Last night Rihanna, Travis Scott and Ty Dolla $ign were getting their early Christmas partying on at a nightclub out in L.A., Project Los Angeles. The festivities were cut short after a shooting occurred, forcing RiRi and friends to leave the club early. It's unclear if Rihanna and Travis Scott were in attendance together or separately.
Rihanna Is Apparently Dropping Her New Album "ANTI" Tomorrow
Rihanna's team has denied every reported release date of her eighth studio album ANTI, instead letting Samsung take the reigns and make the most of their new $25 million deal with RiRi by teasing the album with an elaborate internet puzzle/unlocking of "rooms" that has played over the course of the last few weeks. But now a new report has materialized, and it appears that ANTI is dropping tomorrow.
Young Thug & Rihanna Hit The Studio Together
We're actually a bit surprised it hasn't happened sooner, but it looks like a Young Thug and Rihanna collaboration may be underway, or possibly already on the way?
Rihanna Announces "ANTI" Tour With Travis Scott, The Weeknd, & Big Sean
With her 8th studio album ANTI reportedly scheduled to drop on Black Friday, Rihanna announced her ANTI 2016 world tour today. Travi$ Scott will be joining her for the North American leg, and The Weeknd & Big Sean will join her throughout Europe.
Rihanna Reportedly Releasing New Album "ANTI" On Black Friday
Rihanna will release her eighth studio album ANTI on Black Friday (November 27th), reports High Snobiety. The album will be available exclusively on TIDAL until December 4th, at which point it will be made available on all platforms.
Rihanna Launches Beauty & Style Agency
In her undying quest to take over the world, Rihanna has started a new business venture. Her fashion-forward style has become as equally famous (or infamous) as her music, and thus this latest move doesn't come as a surprise. If anything, we're surprised this didn't happen sooner.
Kanye West Calls Upcoming Album "A Sonic Painting"
Famed L.A. radio personality Big Boy was recently inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame, and today, he received a congratulatory phone call from a future member of a few different HOF's: Kanye West.
Rihanna's "ANTI" Album Rumored To Drop Next Month
The rollout for Rihanna's 8th album ANTI has been a confusing one. The drop has felt imminent all year, and when the title and album cover were unveiled last month, it seemed the album must be right on the cusp of release.
Rihanna Signs $25 Million Deal With Samsung
As if you needed further proof that Rihanna is killing it on all cylinders, the unstoppable femme fatale has just signed a $25 million deal with Samsung, reports New York Post. For those keeping track, that's $6 M's more than Drake's rumored deal with Apple Music.
Rihanna To Star In Sci-Fi Movie "Valerian"
After testing the waters with her role in 2012's film "Battleship," Rihanna will be making her return to the big screen as part of the sci-fi flick "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets." The director of the movie, Luc Besson, shared the news via Instagram today. "RIHANNA is in VALERIAN!!!!! ....and she has a big part!! I'm Sooo excited!!!," he wrote. She reportedly joins a cast consisting of Cara Delevingne, Dane DeHaan and Clive Owen. The movie begins shooting in France come January, while it's slated to hit theatres July 21, 2017.
Rihanna's Former Publicist Says He Spread Jay Z Affair Rumors To Break Her Single
You may remember a rumor going around that Jay Z had cheated on Beyonce with Rihanna right around the beginning of the Barbadian singer's career. While it hasn't been a hot topic for years, the subject recently resurfaced through reports that the rumors had actually caused a year-long rift in Jay Z and Beyonce's relationship, which came to light through an upcoming unofficial biography Becoming Beyoncé.
Jay Z & Beyoncé Allegedly Split Up For A Year Because Of Rihanna
J. Randy Taraborrelli, a biographer who has penned best-selling works on the lives of Michael Jackson, Madonna, Diana Ross, and more, is working on an upcoming biography on Beyoncé titled "Becoming Beyoncé."
Rihanna To Guest Star On NBC’s “The Voice”
It looks like Badgirl Ri Ri is about to takeover NBC’s The Voice next week as the show’s next guest advisor. Set to air October 26, a short clip from the episode just surfaced online tonight showing Rihanna spinning around in the famous red chair, getting acquainted with judges Pharrell Williams, Gwen Stefani, & Blake Shelton, as well as helping out the contestants on the show with some fashion tips & vocal range. Having a ton of fun in her new role, Rihanna had stated that “she’s a natural.”
Rihanna's Team Denies "ANTI" Release Date Reports
Earlier today, the generally reliable HitsDailyDouble reported that Rihanna's eighth studio album, ANTI, would be released November 6th. Unfortunately, Billboard has followed up the news with word directly from Rihanna's team, who have denied the rumors.
Rihanna Named One Of "The Greats" By NYTimes Style Magazine
Rihanna has already appeared on several magazine covers this year, but her latest is a special one, as she has been named one of "The Greats" by T Magazine of The New York Times. RiRi is listed among a select group of auteurs that includes Quentin Tarantino, German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, author Jonathan Franzen, "12 Years a Slave" director Steve McQueen, and health technology entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes. Check out shots of Rihanna's cover shoot in the above gallery.
Beyonce, Jay Z, Kanye West, Rihanna & Pharrell All Suing French Clothing Company
Jay Z, Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Pharrell, aka the leaders of the illuminati, are suing the French clothing company Eleven Paris for using their names, images, and trademarks without permission. Apparently Beyonce had sent Eleven Paris several cease and desist letters, but the company continued to sell products featuring her (as well as the others mentioned above) name and lyrics. Now she's taking matters to court, and her husband, as well as her mogul friends, are happy to join her on the prosecution team.
Rihanna's New Album Title & Cover Art Revealed
Rihanna gathered media and fans at an L.A. gallery tonight to unveil details of her new album, and the title has now been confirmed. As some guessed early on in the night, the tentatively titled R8 is now called ANTI, and has some pretty awesome artwork to go along with it. The cover is designed by contemporary artist Roy Nachum, who worked on the concept with RiRi.
Rihanna Is Revealing Details Of Her New Album At An L.A. Gallery Right Now
Rihanna is hosting an exclusive event in L.A., and while it's a rather mysterious gathering, it's rumored that the artwork for RiRi's upcoming eighth studio album will be revealed at some point during the event. So far, we're hearing that there's a lot of braille, and guests are being asked to try to decode it while wearing red blindfolds. It's been reported that the writing is a translation of the text that will be found in Rihanna's upcoming LP booklet.