Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born February 20, 1988 on the island of Barbados in the Caribbean. Celebrity is the eldest child in the family except for her two brothers brought up - and Rorri Rodzhad. In Barbados, a small young Rihanna did not differ from their peers: she, like everyone else, went to school and listened to reggae, which was the most popular genre on the island. In addition, Rihanna sang for his friends in his own group. Since childhood, she has been focused on a career artist. Rihanna has been involved in amateur circles, shows young talents, and also won the beauty contest. Together with school classmates Robin created a vocal trio, performed in school musicals. The first success for the young singer was the performance of the school in the song contest «Hero» Mariah Carey. In 2004 she became the winner of the "Miss School".
When Rihanna was 15-years old, her talent noticed American producer Evan Rogers. The man worked with world stars such as N SYNC, Jessica Simpson, Rod Stewart and Christina Aguilera. Evan met a girl through mutual friends. Rogers immediately invited Robin to America and helped the girl with the recording demo material. He sent them on various record companies. A copy fell into the hands and the famous rapper Jay-Z. After listening to the President of Def Jam label immediately engaged young talent from Barbados. In 2005, 17-year-old Rihanna has declared itself the world composition «Pon de Replay». Exotic Caribbean rhythms and modern-pop sound immediately captivated the audience, the song soon became popular and reached the second place ranking Billboard Hot 100. Following the first hit released the single «If It's Lovin 'That You Want», which also fell listeners soul.
Debut album of Rihanna «Music of the Sun» was released in late summer 2005. The album hit the top ten in many countries and in the United States sold 500 thousandth edition. After that, Robin went to the first world tour, although she performed the opening act for Gwen Stefani. By the way, Rihanna was not the only performer of songs, but also a composer. Many of the tracks from the album the singer has written herself. Eight months after its debut on the shelves had a second studio album titled «A Girl Like Me». Again, the plate waiting for success, she immediately got into the top 5 in Britain and America. A promotional single entitled «SOS» was the best in her career. However, the composition «Unfaithful», «We Ride» and «Break It Off» with the second album, also won the right to be called the best singer. Album «A Girl Like Me» combined the pop music, dance rhythms, R & B, reggae, as well as acoustic numbers. By the way, most of the songs on the disc with a touch of sadness, filled with the sounds of piano and strings. The singer said that the new album is missing a little bit of rock. Therefore, it was decided to make the most of the disc is radically different from the previous work. In the song, the singer SOS uses the electro-funk song Tainted Love 80s band Soft Cell. This composition has already been called a hymn of love. He endlessly played on all radio stations in Canada and the United States, and the number of repetitions in the air took the first of the charts. The powerful ballad titled «Unfaithful», which was released along with Ne-Yo and Stargate, took second place in the album.
The composition - a kind of biographical story of the betrayal of love Rihanna. Rock with elements of Caribbean sound combines the song «Kisses Do not Lie». In addition to the hits of the disc set of R & B hits for parties. By the way, the creativity and beauty of the singer Rihanna attracted the attention of such famous companies as NIKE and JC Penny. Representatives of the companies have chosen the song SOS to his clothing line advertising company NIKE. And the singer became the face of Miss Bisou brand and participated in the filming of advertising. In 2006, Rihanna has tried herself as an actress. She took part in the shooting of teen comedy called "Bring It On". There, she plays the role itself - that is, stars at the peak of glory. In addition, the singer starred in two television series "Las Vegas" and "set up". He says the girl herself, film career will keep pace with the music career of her life, as it gives room for self-expression. Already in June 2007, Rihanna released the first single from their third album. Recorded plates, incidentally, attended Jay-Z and Ne-Yo. And Justin Timberlake Rihanna helped write lyrics and sang backing vocals in the composition «Rehab». Shared with Jay-Z song «Umbrella» became a number one hit. After it, at the end of 2007, Rihanna's third album «Good Girl Gone Bad». Rihanna's fourth album «Rated R» was released in November 2009. In it the singer appears in a new, even more frank, hard and brutal at the same time, in which there is a hint of BDSM-rock aesthetic. However, this experiment has been successful. And fans and critics of the new album and style perceived "a great success". It is now ready to fifth studio album «Loud». He went cheerful and dancing. And the first single «Only Girl (In the World)» the disc has already become a hit.
Already in January 2006 she began to receive recognition. Among the awards Rihanna: the title of best singer on the version of MTV Europe Music Awards, the singer of the year and popular pop artist of the opinion of the Billboard Music Awards. As she was awarded prizes MOBO, BMI, Teen Choice and NRJ, in addition to dozens of awards at home. Her drives were the best albums of the year, and she recognized the best singer at the ceremony Barbados Music Awards. In 2008, Robin won the first «Grammy».
She admits that because of the tight tour schedule and heavy duty working day she virtually no time for men. It is said that she had a brief romance with P Diddy. In 2008, information leaked that she meets with Chris Brown. Although both sides claim that they are just friends. On the Internet, it was reported that in 2009, Rihanna came under the hot hand of Chris, who beat the singer. Photos of the victim saw the whole world. Later, she forgave his friend.
By the way, and the personal and creative life is controlled by Rihanna Jay-Z. Now he just looks for a suitable boyfriend for his ward. However, to enjoy the company of celebrity Caribbean, you must first like Jay-Z. Thus, a man tries to protect the singer from bad company. By the way, he is not bad at it. Until now, Rihanna never noticed in drugs or excessive alcohol. In addition to singing career Rihanna involved in charity work. In particular, she was involved in the development of a collection of clothes, which proceeds from the sale were used to fund the fight against AIDS.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty was born on February 20, 1988, in Saint Michael, Barbados. Her mother, Monica (Braithwaite), is a retired accountant of Afro-Guyanese background, and her father, Ronald Fenty, is a warehouse supervisor of Afro-Barbadian and Irish descent. Rihanna has two brothers, Rorrey and Rajad Fenty, and two half-sisters and a half-brother from her father's side, each born to different mothers from his previous relationships. She grew up in a three-bedroom bungalow in Bridgetown and sold clothes with her father in a stall on the street. Rihanna's childhood was deeply affected by her father's addiction to crack cocaine and alcohol, which contributed to her parents' strained marriage. As a child, she went through a lot of CT scans for the excruciating headaches she suffered: "[The doctors] even thought it was a tumor, because it was that intense. " By the time she was fourteen, Rihanna's parents had divorced and her health began to improve. Rihanna grew up listening to reggae music and began singing at around the age of seven. She attended Charles F. Broome Memorial Primary School and Combermere High School, where she studied alongside future England cricketer Chris Jordan and future West Indies cricketer Carlos Brathwaite. Rihanna was an army cadet in a sub-military programme; the singer-songwriter Shontelle was her drill sergeant. Although she initially wanted to graduate from high school, she chose to pursue a musical career instead.