After Barbadian pop star Rihanna took to her Twitter handle to comment on the ongoing farmers' protest in the national capital against the three farm laws, most people are curious to know more about the Internatioinal pop star. Born on February 20, 1988, in Barbados, she was discovered by an American record producer who later invited her to the US to record songs. In fact, it may be noted that she did train in music. Read on to know more of Rihanna’s trivia.
There are a bunch of Rihanna’s trivia that even her die-hard fans didn’t know about, so here are a few facts about the artist:
- Rihanna’s real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty and she was signed by Jay-Z when she sent her demo tapes to his record agency, Def Jam Records. According to the reports by NME, Jay-Z was so impressed by her that he asked Rihanna not to leave the building until she signed the contract.
- Rihanna never received any vocal training in her life, but she talked about her working with Ne-Yo and stated how he used to tell him how to breathe in between the song.
- Rihanna once stated how she wanted to be the ‘Black Madonna’ as she loves the way she reinvents herself.
- Barbados celebrates Rihanna Day every year on February 22 where people gather together and listen to her music.
- It is a lesser-known fact that Rihanna insured her legs for $1 Million after she won the Venus Breeze competition for having the best legs.
- Rihanna has been in the Guinness Book of World Records six times for being the first female artist to have UK no. 1 five years in a row, being the most liked person on Facebook as well as being the best-selling digital artist in the USA.
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Some of the most loved Rihanna’s songs include Don’t Stop The Music, Take a Bow, California King Bed, We Found Love, Needed Me, Love On The Brain, Jump, You da One, Rude Boy, Te Amo, Raining Men, Umbrella, We Ride and several others.
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