Today our very own Barbados queen, Rihanna marks the big 26! coinciding with our FAB #Throwback Thursday, so we decided to put together out top 10 Rihanna videos which we think are totally FAB! Enjoy the videos below.
‘SOS’ was recorded by Barbadian singer Rihanna for her second studio album, A Girl Like Me in 2006. It was released on February 14, 2006, as the lead single from the album. “SOS” is a dance-pop song.
2. Shut Up And Drive;
‘Shut Up and Drive’ was off Rihanna’s third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad in 2007. Released as the album’s second single. Shut Up and Drive” was received with mixed reviews from music critics, who labeled its lyrics as fluffy and goofy. The song peaked at number 15 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart
Umbrella by Rihanna featuring Jay Z, is a song written by The Dream, Tricky Stewart, Kuk Harell and Jay Z, and was produced by Stewart for Rihanna’s third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad. The song was originally written with recording artist, Britney Spears in mind, however her label rejected it.
‘S&M’ is off her fifth studio album, Loud in 2010. The song was released on January 21, 2011, as the fourth single from the album. The American songwriter Ester Dean wrote ‘S&M’ in collaboration with the producers Star Gate and Sandy Vee
5. You Da One;
‘You da One’ is a mid-tempo pop and electro-pop song, which incorporates elements of dancehall and reggae. It also features a dubstep bridge before the final chorus.
6. Carlifonia King Bed;
The song managed to peak at number thirty-seven on the US Billboard Hot 100 after several weeks of fluctuating on the chart.
The song’s lyrical content regards the temptation and failure of resisting a true love. premiered “Stay” on Saturday Night Live in the United States, while she performed the song in the United Kingdom on the ninth series of The X Factor.
‘Diamonds’ is off her seventh studio album, Unapologetic in 2012. It was written by Sia Furler together with its producers, Benny Blanco and StarGate. The song premiered on September 26, 2012.
9. Cheers (Drink To That);
‘Cheers’ was a successful club song due to its lyrical content. shows footage of Rihanna on tour and different activities during her homecoming trip to Barbados.
10. What’s My Name;
‘What’s My Name’ by Rihanna featured guest vocals from Canadian rapper Drake. the slow paced song, portrays a romantic encounter between Rihanna and Drake in a grocery store along with romantic scenes between the duo.by