Cafe del Mar – Chill Music

Cafe del Mar – Chill Music

Cafe del Mar is a franchise of bars that was set up in 1980 in what used to be the quaint town of Sant Antony de Portmay on the Mediterranean island of More »

A History of Samoan Music

A History of Samoan Music

Samoa is an independent island nation in the Pacific with a population of about 190,000 people. The nation has a very rich Polynesian island culture and music and dance are very much More »

Cool Music is Subjective, But Some Bands Qualify Automatically

Cool Music is Subjective, But Some Bands Qualify Automatically

We all enjoy cool music, but what exactly is cool music? Does it mean the newest and freshest tracks that are released? Or does cool music mean experimental types of music and More »

Rihanna – a Pop Talent

Rihanna is one of the most popular musical talents out there and is a consistent hit machine in any chart.

The combination of the 29 year old star’s sultry voice, sex appeal and catchy tracks makes her one of the top draws in music today.

Rihanna hails from Saint Michael in Barbados and first burst onto the music scene in 2003 when she released some demos and was snapped up by Def Jam Recordings, headed by no other than Jay Z.

Her debut album Music of the Sun was a massive hit in 2005 and she followed that up with with A girl like me in 2006. She returned to he Caribbean roots with the second album, particularly with the tracks Pon de Replay and SOS.

In her third album, Rihanna took control of production and began to cultivate her image as a sex symbol. The first release on the album, Umbrella, was a hug hit and became her watershed moment. Her fourth album took her on a streak of four consecutive platinum productions and she won a Grammy for Unapologetic in 2012. One of her best known tracks was released in 2016 in collaboration with Drake in Work.

She has also collaborated with the likes of Calvin Harris with This is What You Came For and many other artists, particularly on stage. Rihanna is also known to be a domestic violence survivor, having been beaten up by her former partner Chris Brown. She has since opened up about the assault, encouraging women to come forward and report any instances of violence at the hands of their partners.

Rihanna is also known as a fashion icon, with the ability to reinvent her look and style at any given moment. She also owns cosmetic companies and is known to push the concept of body positivity.

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