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The Best Pop Singles of 2016
27 Dec 2016 // 9:30 PM

Celebrating the songs this year that operated within the constraints of "radio music", truly a genre all its own, and produced excellent results.

Is Any Musical Artist Worth a $1 Million Performance Fee?
29 Sep 2016 // 4:36 AM

Before you rush to judge Rihanna's appearance at Sziget this year, consider how essential the model has become.


Spectacle of Empty Gestures: Rihanna's "American Oxygen"
5 May 2015 // 10:30 PM

The problem isn't that Rihanna's "American Oxygen" fails as political art, it's that we might consider it a success instead of a mere gesture.

In Defense of Hoping Chris Brown and Rihanna Don't Work Out, Again
3 Dec 2012 // 10:30 PM

The recent news of the reconciliation between pop stars Chris Brown and Rihanna highlights how upsetting it is that no lessons were learned from that fateful night in 2009.


Sziget 2016 Days 1 and 2: Rihanna and the Chemical Brothers Set the Week-Long Party Up
12 Aug 2016 // 5:30 AM

The age-old saying goes something like this: “If you've grown one of the largest music festivals in the world, the only goal left is to make it even bigger.”

Rihanna: Anti
28 Jan 2016 // 9:30 PM

Rihanna has released some of the smartest and sexiest pop of the new millennium. Unfortunately, on Anti she seems lost and unsure about what she’s trying to do and where she’s trying to go.


Kendrick Lamar - "LOYALTY." ft. Rihanna (Singles Going Steady)
10 Aug 2017 // 6:25 AM

Standing on a funky foundation, the beats are intoxicating and the chemistry between Lamar and his co-star, Rihanna, take this to another level.

Artists and Audience Rally International Support Around Social Causes for Global Citizen Festival
11 Oct 2016 // 5:10 AM

Relive highlights of the 2016 Global Citizen Festival including songs Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Metallica and Chris Martin & Eddie Vedder.


Chris Brown, Rihanna collaborations spark controversy
23 Feb 2012 // 12:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — “YIKES!!!!!!!!!!!!” That’s how Chris Brown, 22, tagged his remix of “Turn Up the Music,” one of two collaborations with ex-girlfriend Rihanna, 24, that the

Rihanna can ‘Talk That Talk,’ but can she walk the walk?
22 Nov 2011 // 12:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — Were she willing to tip her hand a little earlier, Rihanna might have considered kicking off her new album, “Talk That Talk,” with “

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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