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Rihanna was born in a parish in Barbados called St. Michael. She 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.

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D. L. Hughley -- Rihanna and Dwight Howard Lied ... They Meant to Tweet #FreePalestine

D.L. Hughley
Own It Rihanna & Dwight!! They Meant to Tweet #FreePalestine

Rihanna and Dwight Howard may say their tweets in support of Palestine were accidental -- but D.L. Hughley thinks they only hit delete because of social media pressure.Hughley told us he… READ MORE >

Rihanna's #FreePalestine Tweet -- I Didn't Even Realize I Tweeted It!

Rihanna
I Didn't Even Realize I Tweeted #FreePalestine

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- 38 days ago
Palestinian Org. -- Dwight Howard Should NOT Apologize for #FreePalestine Tweet

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Dwight Howard Should NOT Apologize ... for #FreePalestine Tweet

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- 38 days ago
Rihanna Tweets #FreePalestine ... Quickly Takes it Back

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Tweets #FreePalestine ... Quickly Takes it Back

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- 38 days ago
Rihanna -- Loves That Dirty Water Down in Rio

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Loves That Dirty Water in Rio

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- 39 days ago
Rihanna -- I Raged With Germany ... After World Cup Victory!

Rihanna
I Raged With Germany ... After World Cup Victory!

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- 39 days ago
Chris Brown, Drake -- Screw Rihanna and Friendship ... Let's Make Money!!!

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Screw Rihanna and Friendship Let's Make Money!!!

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- 42 days ago
Chris Brown & Drake: Beef Squashed  -- Photo Proof the Rihanna Feud is Over

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Photo Proof the Rihanna Beef Is Squashed

Mortal enemies Chris Brown and Drake proved their long-standing ... and sometimes violent Rihanna beef may finally be over for good -- and they might be sealing the truce with new music.Drake… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
T-Boz -- I'll Fight Rihanna, And Kick Her Ass!

T-Boz
I'll Fight Rihanna And Kick Her Ass!

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- 56 days ago
Rihanna & Chris Martin -- Dinner ... Date?

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Dinner ... Date?

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