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Which Era Did Rihanna Become THAT Girl?

Which Era Made Rihanna THAT Girl?   112 members have voted

  1. 1. Which Era Made Rihanna THAT Girl?


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Makeup saleswoman Rihanna has maintained her star power and relevance for so over a decade, but which Era truly made her that girl?

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Love the way you lie release 

 

 

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I voted GGGB but tbh since birth.

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She became THAT hitmaker with GGGB

She became THAT celebrity with RatedR

She became THAT icon with LOUD

 

 

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GGGB but she was already a global superstar around the time Unfaithful smashed 

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1 minute ago, frenchyisback said:

She became THAT hitmaker with GGGB

She became THAT celebrity with RatedR

She became THAT icon with LOUD

 

 

Basically this. Even tho the “Celebrity with Rated R” was all for the wrong reasons :rip: 

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2 minutes ago, frenchyisback said:

She became THAT hitmaker with GGGB

She became THAT celebrity with RatedR

She became THAT icon with LOUD

 

 

Tbh

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When she released Umbrella - GGGB. Prior to that she was at the level of Ciara and company. 

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She became a megastar with GGGB, an icon with Loud, and a modern legend with Talk That Talk onwards.

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A Gurl like me.

 

If its lovin what you want was THAT bop.

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Loud,but Anti has cemented her as one of the most important acts in the music industry and has made Rih the only popgirl that has transitionated into the streaming era successfully

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Birth actually sounds like a good album title.

 

Anyway yeah GGGB made her a superstar and is when alot of people realized Rihanna was a serious threat. 

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14 minutes ago, frenchyisback said:

She became THAT hitmaker with GGGB

She became THAT celebrity with RatedR

She became THAT icon with LOUD

 

 

She was getting the multi #1s

She was gettin Britney 2007 type exposure 

She reinvented herself yet again and found ha stride. 

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The Loud era ww

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Rated R

 

She grew so much during that era. Her stage presence and singing skills were built. Personally she grew too.

GGGB era just gave the proof Def Jam needed to let her breakout (and her personal troubles too)

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Honestly I’d say TTT/Unapologetic, it wasn’t her commercial peak but that’s when she truly etablished herself.

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GGGB

 

she just solidified her icon status with her next eras

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9 minutes ago, Robyn. said:

Honestly I’d say TTT/Unapologetic, it wasn’t her commercial peak but that’s when she truly etablished herself.

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During GGGB she got the global #1 hit, a theme,... and earned the trust of the label to invest more in her.

 

She saw how Katy ended the pop rock girls not named P!nk and the international top 10 girls. How fast Katy accelerated to #1 in 19 countries, instantly claimed the kissing girls theme that is still recycled by pop girls in 2018,... Gaga's many months take off run to top 10, second single went big and she popularized dance pop.

 

During Rated R it was clear that Rih had to up her game, train her skills, grow,... to be able to go up there with the new pop girls.

 

During Loud she showed that she can up there with Katy, Adele changed the sound of the radios,... while many others have disappeared from pop music.

 

Whether a pop girl can survive the rise of a new generation or not is the test that decides whether she has access to building up longevity or not.

 

I would say Loud.

 

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When she clocked that number with SOS when all the girls thought she would be a one hit wonder. They've been pressed ever since!

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3 hours ago, One Nation said:

I voted GGGB but tbh since birth.

 

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Honestly I think the second Umbrella smashed we knew she was here to stay. She has always had the most unique voices in the industry, so many try and replicate her sound.

 

The huge star power and celebrity status to follow during the next 3 eras was unpredictable. She was all over the headlines for everything from her music/music videos and personal life to fashion. 

 

I think during her early twenties she was just living her crazy life in front of the media and throughout she slowly transitioned into an incredibly diverse and respectable artist. She has come a long way from the controversial party girl she once was.

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