Biography of Rihanna

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Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty Robyn Fenty the Barbadian superstar also known as Rihanna started out known as a cookie cutter teen pop star after she moved to the United States at sixteen years old. Born on February 20, 1988 in St. Michael, Barbados she grew up in a 3 bedroom house with her mom, dad, three brothers and two sisters. She worked with her father at a vendor booth selling clothes, although most of their money went to support her father’s drug and alcohol addictions. She began signing when she was seven with two of her classmates but it wasn’t until she was sixteen that she met Evan Rogers and began to work with him and moved out of Barbados. A year after moving to the states she was asked to meet with Jay-z at DefJam Records where she…show more content…
Her live shows are known for her hip shaking, sex appeal, attitude, sexy outfits and over the top performances sometimes being quite risqué. She has said that “These performances are all an act, that’s not me. That’s a part I play. You know it’s like a piece of art with all these toys and textures to play with.” In her early days she was a typical teen pop star but she easily shifted her appearance dramatically and continues to change frequently. By the time she released her “Good Girl Gone Bad” album she had completely shook the teen pop star image everyone had gave her. By 2008 she was named best dressed by Peoples magazine and was on Maxims Hot 100 for five consecutive years (2007-2011). In 2009 Glamour named her Woman of the year and she ranked seventeenth out of fifty in Most Glamorous Women. She also was named sexiest women alive in 2011 by Esquire. Not only is she an extremely successful music artist, she has had her share in acting as well. In 2006 she mad a cameo appearance in the movie Bring it On: All or Nothing. In 2012 she was seen in the movie Battleship as GM2 officer Cora Raikes and had another cameo appearance in The Katy Perry Movie. In the next two years she will be seen in End of the World and Happy Smekday. The successful Barbadian superstar started out as a typical teen pop singer and has made a huge name for herself, not only singing but acting as well. Attempting to turn herself into

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