Rihanna Performs New Song, "American Oxygen" At March Madness Festival
When it was announced that Rihanna would be headlining the March Madness festival in Indianapolis, Indiana, it was assumed that she'd be giving us a glimpse of some new music. Thankfully, she delivered, doing a rendition not only of current single, "Bitch Better Have My Money," but also a brand new ballad called "American Oxygen".
Rihanna Pranks Jimmy Kimmel On April Fool's Day
Before her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday night, Rihanna made a stop at Jimmy's L.A. home at one o'clock in the morning and pulled out a nice little prank for April fools' day. Sneaking into Jimmy’s bedroom with dancers, cameras, and her full crew, Rihanna decided to “make it rain” on Jimmy while he was sleeping and reenact a scene from her upcoming video for “Bitch Better Have My Money”. Watch the funny clip above, and look for Rihanna’s R8 album to drop very soon (most likely being a surprise).
Watch Jay Z's TIDAL Launch Announcement Live
Jay Z recently acquired European streaming giants, TIDAL and WiMP, and as of today, the two services will co-exist under the name TIDAL. The rapper and business mogul is making an announcement of the launch at 5 P.M. today, so tune in live to see exactly what Jay has in store for his new artist-friendly Spotify competitor.
Rihanna Crushed "Bitch Better Have My Money" At The iHeartRadio Music Awards
Snoop Dogg and Charlie Wilson brought the funk on "Peaches n Cream" at the iHeartRadio Music Awards Sunday night, but it was Rihanna who stole the show with her performance of her new single "Bitch Better Have My Money."
The-Dream Says Kanye's Album Is "Probably Done"
"Single Ladies," "Throw It In The Bag," "Umbrella" -- pretty much everything The-Dream touches is audible gold. (Though he did produce that one Kim Kardashian song that was just a terrible idea.) With his sixth studio album Crown / Jewel set to be released later this year, The-Dream recently sat down with Complex to talk about his creative relationships with Rihanna, Kanye West, Pusha T, Jay-Z and Beyonce.
Rihanna Previews New Song "American Oxygen" In March Madness Commercial
After premiering a few tracks on her IG today, Rihanna decides to keep the streak alive and share yet another new preview of an upcoming song called “American Oxygen.” The song, which will see life on her upcoming eighth solo album R8, appears in this new promo commercial for this year’s NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, airing on Tuesday, March 17 via TBS, CBS, TNT & truTV.
Rihanna Previews New Song, "Higher" On Instagram
There has never been a longer wait for a new Rihanna album than for her upcoming follow up to Unapologetic, but it finally seems as though the album will be coming very soon. We've already heard the first single, "FourFiveSeconds", which is making its way to the top of the Hot 100 as we speak, and today, she's shared a clip from another new record.
Rihanna Feat. Kanye West & Paul McCartney "FourFiveSeconds" Video
Rihanna Feat. Kanye West & Paul McCartney
Since dropping the single out the blue, anticipation has built for Rihanna's "ForuFiveSeconds" video. The day the single dropped, RiRi shared a photo from the shoot, which featured her and Kanye West decked out in denim, and Paul McCartney on acoustic guitar duties. Today, we get the full set of visuals, and it turns out the Instagram clips we saw earlier this week were more of a clue than we realized, as the video is presented entirely in square form.
Rihanna Previews "FourFiveSeconds" Video
Rihanna's "FourFiveSeconds" made an impressive debut on the Hot 100 after only a few days, and is looking at a boost into the top 10 next week. The Kanye West and Paul McCartney-assisted record should go even further once its got a video, as we've seen streaming contributing a lot to the charts over the last few months, and RiRi videos are always something of an event.
BTS Of Rihanna, Kanye West & Paul McCartney's "FourFiveSeconds" Video
Rihanna Feat. Kanye West & Paul McCartney
Just a week after releasing the single, Rihanna decides to take fans onto the set of her upcoming video for "FourFiveSeconds" with Kanye West and Paul McCartney. In the clip, fans can see Paul McCartney dancing around on set playing his guitar, while Rihanna and Kanye go through their wardrobe, picking denim as their theme courtesy of Kanye. While its unsure as for when the official video will arrive, we did hear that Rihanna is reportedly performing this record alongside Kanye and Paul at next weekend's Grammy's. So set your DVR's today.
Rihanna Previews New Song "Kiss It Better"
Last week, Rihanna shared a short preview of a new, Mike WiLL Made It-produced track on her Instagram. Now, she's given us another.
Rihanna Teases New Track
Rihanna season is almost upon us. With the singer recently saying that the album's "coming soon," she took to her Instagram today to share a snippet of a new song. Watch the blurry video above. With the lyrics "Ain't none of this shit promised, ain't none of this promised" and "Ain't none of this shit certain, ain't none of it certain" being the only audible ones, it;s hard to tell just what this track's about. The instrumental is even more of a mystery, with no drums being heard in this, and plinky synths and booming bass providing the only instrumentation.
Eminem & Rihanna Perform At Veterans Day "Concert For Valor"
Eminem Feat. Rihanna
On Tuesday night, over eighty thousand fans gathered together at The National Mall in Washington, D.C. for "The Concert For Valor" show. Serving as a tribute for all veterans, many of music’s biggest stars were in attendance to take the stage, including Jennifer Hudson, Metallica, Bruce Springsteen, Jessie J, Carrie Underwood, and more. Closing the evening out however was non-other than Eminem and Rihanna, who each took the stage and performed over 20-minutes worth of classic hits, including their recent collab “Monster”.
Word On The Street: Rihanna The Next Bond Girl?
Earlier in the week, reports began to trickle in that Rihanna may have a small role in the upcoming Bond movie, possibly as the spy's love interest. We decided to take this news to the streets of New York to find out what they thought. We ended up discussing which rapper would be the best bond, as well as who may be an even better Bond lady than Rihanna, with Wiz Khalifa, Iggy Azalea, and even Lil Flip being brought into the conversation.Tune in every week to see what the people of New York have to say about the most recent stories in rap and R&B.
Eminem & Rihanna Do The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
By this point you've probably seen enough of the ALS Ice Bucket challenge, but Eminem and Rihanna doing the charity service on stage in Detroit is one of the more memorable takes so far. Em, who was challenged by Dr. Dre is the first to take the plunge, subsequently nominating RiRi on the spot. While we saw pieces of the footage via fan-made Instagram clips earlier this week, the full professionally shot clip is now online. Em also nominated Rick Rubin for the challenge, who decided to take a full-on ice bath in his video. Who's had your favorite challenge so far?
Ty Dolla $ign Talks Working With Rihanna And Meeting 2Pac
Ty Dolla $ign
The last time HNHH's Damon Campbell met up with Ty Dolla $ign for an interview on Wiz Khalifa's "Under The Influence" tour, the pair discussed his recent signing to Taylor Gang and his personal strain of weed. This time around, the conversation was more indicative of Ty's recent come-up in popularity, with topics ranging from working with Rihanna to meeting 2Pac as a child.
50 Cent Plays "F, Marry, Kill" With Rihanna, Nicki Minaj & Iggy Azalea
The other day 50 Cent announced while on another radio show that Street King Immortal is dropping on September 16th. Now, continuing his run of radio appearances, 50 Cent stopped by the LA Leakers. After discussing Summer Jam performances and New York family, they segued into a game of "F, Marry, Kill" using Rihanna, Iggy Azalea and Nicki Minaj.
Kirko Bangz Talks About Rihanna & "Bigger Than Me" Album
We recently caught up with Kirko Bangz while he was touring out in Washington, D.C., and spoke to the rapper about a number of things currently on his plate. Kirko discussed his recent mixtape Progression 4, and taking a cue from Lil Wayne for the project, specifically being inspired by Weezy for the "Love Rihanna" freestyle. Things soon turned to Kirko's forthcoming debut album, Bigger Than Me. The rapper explained the concept and title of the album to us, saying,
Eminem & Rihanna Perform "The Monster" Live At MTV Movie Awards
Eminem Feat. Rihanna
The MTV Movie Awards 2014 went down Sunday evening, and one of the more anticipated acts of the night was Eminem and Rihanna, who performed Em's Marshall Mathers LP 2 single "The Monster" live.
Kirko Bangz Talks "Love Rihanna" Track & "Bigger Than Me" Album
Kirko Bangz recently delivered a surprise mixtape to us, Progression 4, which was entirely freestyles (apart from "Hoe").