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The Complete Guide To Every Sex Reference In Rihanna’s Songs

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Rihanna has built her brand from being a goddamn freak…in the best way. Instagram sure as hell can’t tame her and neither can her own shirts. But bad gal RiRi wasn’t always bad. We were first introduced to the Barbados-born singer when she was a 17-year-old with wide eyes and long, bouncy hair, dancing to innocent songs like “If It’s Lovin’ That You Want.” Since, she’s chopped the locks and has become much more fond of sexual innuendos and black leather, releasing albums like Unapologetic and Rated R. Take a look at the evolution of sex references in Rihanna’s songs, and you’ll see that slowly but surely, she was bound to release NSFW tracks and unleash the inner S&M Queen that she is.

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The 8 Greatest Music Power Couples That Don’t Exist

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Drake and Nicki Minaj might not be dating, but after we saw the photos from their “Only” video shoot earlier this week, we couldn’t help but wonder: what if they did? We put together a list of fantasy couples by pairing artists who have crossed paths before with their “would be” better half. Though none of these pairs is currently dating, we think they would make up some of music’s greatest power couples if they did.

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Metallica Honor Those “For Whom The Bell Tolls” And Steal The Show At The Concert For Valor

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On a night that honored those who served their country in the United States Military, Metallica showed why they are the biggest heavy metal band in the world. Introduced by metal loving comedian Jack Black as “a favorite of our troops,” and surrounded on stage by servicemen and women, the band’s appearance at The Concert For Valor had the same emotional impact as The Who’s performance at The Concert for New York City following the September 11th attacks. Read more…

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Britney Spears Takes On Rihanna In The Pop Queen Faceoff Semi-Finals After Shocking Upset

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The semi-finals for VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff begins today with Britney Spears taking on Rihanna! Want to know who else made it to the next round? Read on the find out! One thing’s definitely for sure: there was a major jaw-dropping upset.

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#RiRiBack: Rihanna Returns to Instagram

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Rihanna is back on Instagram and we cannot contain our excitement. FINALLY, badgalriri has returned to fill our lives with fabulous fashion, dope music and the baddest gram photos on the Internet. Here are five reasons why Rihanna coming back to Instagram is the best thing since she showed up at the CFDA Fashion Awards dripping in nothing but diamonds like a boss.

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Madonna Vs. Rihanna: The Battle Of The DGAF Divas

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In a music industry full of dynamite female acts, who reigns supreme as the ultimate pop goddess? It’s a daunting question, but we are determined to find the answer. Let’s get ready to rumble, because the next round of VH1′s Pop Queen Faceoff kicks off today! And it’s not going to be easy. We pit music’s biggest don’t-give-a-f—k divas — Madonna and Rihanna —against each other for one glitter-soaked cat fight. Who will come out on top? You decide!

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