She was never (and she never will be, while we're at it) an it girl. Some people really don't know the meaning of an it girl.
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I remember when she had buzz around her like Lana Del Rey or Azealia Banks do now. ATRL used to be here for her, but she released a lot of pretty generic, uninteresting music. "Turnin' Me On" and "Knock You Down" were as close as she got to releasing a great pop/urban track.
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She was never really an it girl.By the time she came out (Summer 07-Summer 08) ,Rihanna was still pretty much the "it girl" at the time.Keri Hilson did have potential with Energy being an urban single but, right after Turnin Me Off came out,things went DOWNHILL and she became the butt of all jokes.