Following a brief teaser, Rihanna unleashes the full music video for the track “What Now.” The fifth single of Ms. Fenty’s 2012 LP Unapologetic, The stylish video channels The Exorcist as a possessed pop songstress performs the track in an unadorned space. Shot in Thailand over the summer, the four-minute cut is viewable above in its entirety. Enjoy.
British GQ is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and for the occasion enlisted superstar artist Damien Hirst and singer Rihanna for its cover. The artist went ahead and created a Medusa-inspired spread, with snakes crawling around the body and head of the singer. Even Rihanna’s eyes have been given the animal treatment, resulting in an overall surreal photoshoot and over, that even carries the Hirst signature, just like one his paintings. The December 2013 issue of British GQ should be hitting newsstands in the coming weeks. Make sure to take a look at Rihanna’s other cover this month on Germany’s 032c magazine here. [See Photos]
Chris Brown has checked into rehab a day after his appearance in a Washington, D.C., court over an assault charge that could have implications for his probation in Los Angeles. "Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility," a representative for the singer said in a statement Tuesday. "His goal is to gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point."Brown pleaded not guilty Monday in D.C., to a misdemeanor assault charge that prosecutors reduced from a felony. The R&B singer and his bodyguard, Christopher Hollosy, were arrested early Sunday at the W Hotel in Washington. [See & Read More]
If her recent posts on Instagram have been any indication, Rihanna held no punches while filming the video for “Pour It Up.” The song, featured on last year’s successful Unapologetic LP, finally gets visual justice with a new music video. As one might expect, the video parallels the song in its simple celebration of excess. The premise finds Rihanna scantily clad, sensually rhyming the words to the song in a gilded throne. As if that weren’t stimulating enough, Rih Rih is joined by a legion of equitably blessed dancers acting out the song’s lyrics in a pool of water. It might be worth holding off from watching this video until within the privacy of one’s home, but regardless, enjoy “Pour It Up” above.
Nine months after the release of A$AP Rocky‘s album Long.Live.A$AP, he’s finally given us the official video for “Fashion Killa.” It features Rihanna who plays his love interest and sharer of all things fashion-related, as the two embark on what looks like a pretty extravagant shopping trip across New York City. Enjoy.
Drake is back in New York to promote Nothing Was The Same, and hitting his fan markets from the greedy freebians fighting over #NTWS shirts at the Alife store, to the housewives and house-arrest audience of The Ellen Show. And Ellen Degeneres knows exactly how to put "Our Holy Lord of Cableknit" in the hot seat -- bring up old jumpies and platonic girlfriends. Ellen asked Drake about Rihanna, Tyra Banks, and Kat Dennings but then threw in friend-zoner Nicki Minaj, and a total reach, Kim Kardashian. Enjoy.
While Rihanna was on her Diamonds World Tour earlier this year, director Phil Griffin captured footage of the 25-year-old singer performing onstage as well as sharing kind words about the support she receives from her fans, better known as the "Navy." That footage has turned into a short documentary called Half Of Me, which also includes testimonials from fans who discuss Rihanna's impact on their life. Their feelings are clearly reciprocal. "Everything that I have acquired, everything that I've accomplished, I really owe it to my fans," Rihanna says. "It's really them that made that happen. They mean a lot to me. My fans, they mean everything to me."Watch the full documentary above, presented by Budweiser. Enjoy.
Just when we thought Rihanna has rocked every hairstyle known to man, the “Diamonds” singer has managed to keep us on our toes by adding a new cut to her list of killer hairdos. Watch RiRi revealed her edgy mullet-rattail combo this weekend in a number of photos on Instagram. In one picture, the hair chameleon is at McDonald’s with her back to the camera as she rocks a sports bra that reads “G4Life” while revealing the bold, new look. [See More]
Is Chris Brown planning to quit music for good? The R&B singer caused quite the stir this week after a series of tweets appeared on his Twitter page, suggesting he may retire from the music industry. The tweets have since been deleted, but several media outlets posted them before they "mysteriously" disappeared from Brown's Twitter page. "Don't worry mainstream America. After this X album, it'll probably be my last album," one tweet revealed, as seen here. Another one noted, "Being famous is amazing when it's for ur music and talent," he continued. "I'm tired of being famous for a mistake I made when i was 18. I'm cool & over it!" [Read More]
Rihanna definitely kept us in the know of her collaboration with D.C. rapper Wale. The pair who were in the studio cooking up “Bad” remix debuted the new single on Monday; however, it sounds like RiRi might be coming for ex-off-and-on beau Chris Brown. Miley Cyrus releases her new single "We Can't Stop," and our currently cover model Selena Gomez reveals that her new album Stars Dance will come out on July 23rd. Enjoy.