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Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael, to Monica (Braithwaite), an accountant, and Ronald Fenty, a warehouse supervisor. Her mother is of Afro-Guyanese descent and her father has Afro-Barbadian and English/Irish/Scottish ancestry (known as "Redlegs" in the Caribbean). Rihanna lived the life of a normal island girl going to Combermere, a top sixth form school. Rihanna won numerous beauty pageants and performed Mariah Carey "Hero" in a school talent show. Her life changed forever when one of her friends introduced her to Evan Rodgers, a producer from New York who was in Barbados for a vacation with his wife, who is a native. Rodgers arranged for her to go to New York to meet Jay Z, CEO of Def Jam Records. He heard her sing and knew she was going to be incredibly successful. She was 16 when she was signed to Def Jam. Since then, she's amassed phenomenal success.  See full bio on IMDb »

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- 101 days ago
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Rihanna
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Rihanna
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- 106 days ago
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Rihanna
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Miguel -- I Know How To Party ... Just Ask Rihanna

Miguel
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Leonardo DiCaprio & Rihanna
Oui in Paris Club, But ... We Are NOT Kissing or Banging

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- 131 days ago
Rihanna -- What a Pile!!!

Rihanna
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