Rihanna

Culture

22 Years Later, Everyone Is Still Copying Lil' Kim's 'Hard Core' Style

Since the release of her debut album, Lil’ Kim has been a lyrical, stylistic, and cultural trailblazer—and her influence remains clear today.
Rae Witte
11.13.18
Culture

Rihanna Has Raised Millions for Girls' Education—and She's Just Getting Started

At the Diamond Ball, in her advocacy, and writing in a new Guardian op-ed, Rih is supporting education initiatives for children across the globe. Nothing but respect for our commander-in-chief.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
9.18.18
Culture

Savage X Fenty's NYFW Show Gave Me Looks I Didn't Even Know I Needed

Rihanna understands needing clothes for finding a sugar person on New Year's Eve, pulling up on your man, being TLC for Halloween, ignoring white men at meetings, and very many more.
Judnick Mayard
9.13.18
style

'She Empowers Women': Rihanna Fans on the Impact of Her Body-Positive Lingerie

We asked Rihanna supporters to weigh in on the star's new Savage x Fenty lingerie collection, which boasts 90 styles in 36 sizing options.
Sara David
5.14.18
music videos

Slay Queens: 12 Beautiful Music Videos About Women Murdering Men

Goodbye Earl and also men in general.
Sara David
2.14.18
Culture

Extraterrestrial Star Rihanna Loves Playing Aliens in Movies

"Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is the latest film featuring RiRi as a majestic being from outer space.
Jill Gutowitz
7.25.17
This Week in 2007

Rihanna's Forgotten Bob Marley Cover Deserves a Rewatch

Before the mononymous icon was a multi-genre success, her cover of "Is This Love?" provided a poignant glimpse of her transformative talent.
Mitchell Sunderland
7.25.17
This Week in 2007

'Umbrella' Was Originally Written for Britney Spears

Rihanna was the songwriters' third choice after Mary J. Blige.
Mitchell Sunderland
3.7.17
history

The Titillating Rise of Nipple Piercings

Long before Kylie Jenner betwitched her Instagram followers with her pierced nipple selfie, women through the ages were pricking and adorning their "little apples of paradise" in acts of rebellion and pleasure.
Amanda Arnold
10.6.16
Fashion

Why Every Single Person You Know Is Wearing Chokers Now

You can't throw a rock without hitting a choker necklace these days. We asked style experts how the 90s trend became so wildly popular so quickly.
Amanda Arnold
9.23.16
Music

Rihanna Superfans Got Together and Made a Musical About Her Life

We spoke to the director and cast of "Good Girl Gone Bad," an unauthorized play about Rihanna's life that tells her life story through a mix of her songs and interview quotes.
Gabby Bess
9.2.16
420 moment

All the Times Rihanna Was Tricked Into Thinking a Video Was a Picture

Wait, what?
Broadly Staff
8.18.16