Trivia: Rihanna

  • Awesome, Dear Boy: Why she did Battleship.
  • Banned in China: The video for "S&M", due to showing the very content the song is about.
  • Creator Backlash: She's mentioned several times that she really hates performing "Pon de Replay".
  • Creator Breakdown: Even before she went seriously Darker and Edgier, after Chris Brown assaulted her she appeared on a Vogue shoot bound and muzzled.
    • Rated R was her deciding to face her fears and deal with what happened with Chris. She was going to take a break but decided to do music instead.
    • Talk That Talk is like a second half of Rated R continuing to deal with the problems brought up by that album.
    • Then comes the "We Found Love" video, which features an Opening Narration about how sometimes you're willing to take the bad parts of a relationship because the good parts are just so good. Then the first half of the video depicts scenes of happy romance and misadventures of Rihanna and a Chris Brown lookalike, while the second half shows the fights that erupted after the happy parts of all those scenes.
  • Dye Hard: Although her natural hair color is brown, Rihanna usually dyes her's black. It was red most of the time when she released Loud.
  • Fan Community Nickname: Rihanna's fanbase is often referred to as the 'Navy'.
  • Fan Nickname: Her fans call her Riri, Rihallah and Godinna.
  • Growing the Beard: "FourFiveSeconds" It received rave reviews, her stripped down vocals being a standout.
  • One of Us: In her article in the August 2012 issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine, she talked about how, while growing up, she regularly watched horror movies and Professional Wrestling, saying that The Undertaker was her favorite, which is actually logical as Undertaker is a horror-themed wrestler.
  • Signature Song: "Umbrella"
  • Too Soon: How many people viewed her reconciliation with Chris Brown.