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* DarkerAndEdgier: "Rude Boy" is one of the only songs that could be considered lively.

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* ConceptAlbum: Well, as the titled of it is ''Rated R'', she and producers introduced elements found in Rated R films (gunplay, violence, sex, swearing, etc.)
* DarkerAndEdgier: This is Rihanna's first album with the "Parental Advisory" label and boy does it ever earn it. "Rude Boy" is one of the only songs that could be considered lively.



* WomanScorned: "Cold Case Love," about her broken relationship with notorious abusive asshole Chris Brown. The title and lyrics, with references to investigations, appears to be a ShoutOut to [[Series/ColdCase the show]].

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* WomanScorned: "Cold Case Love," about her broken relationship with notorious abusive asshole Chris Brown. The title and lyrics, with references to investigations, appears to be a ShoutOut to [[Series/ColdCase the show]].


* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The cover and much of the CD booklet.

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The cover and much of the CD booklet. The back cover of the CD is in color.



* HandOrObjectUnderwear: Several pictures in the CD booklet.
** HornyDevils: A few pictures have her hair made to look like devil's horns.
** OfCorsetsSexy: A few pictures.

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* HandOrObjectUnderwear: Several pictures in the CD booklet.
** HornyDevils: A few
booklet. Some pictures have combine this with OfCorsetsSexy or HornyDevils, with her hair made done up to look like devil's horns.
** OfCorsetsSexy: A few pictures.
horns.



-->"Tell me Rude Boy boy can you get it up?\\
Tell me Rude Boy boy is it big enough?"



* SanitySlippageSong: "Russian Roulette"

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* SanitySlippageSong: "Russian Roulette"Roulette", about someone playing the game for the first time.



* TheSomethingSong: "The Last Song," which doubles as SelfDemonstratingSong and HymnToMusic.

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* TheSomethingSong: "The Last Song," which doubles as SelfDemonstratingSong and HymnToMusic. It is [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin the last song on the album]], and discusses singing someone's song and [[DownerEnding "the perfect song will be the last song you ever hear."]]

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* TheSomethingSong: "The Last Song," which doubles as SelfDemonstratingSong and HymnToMusic.

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* PantyShot: In the CD booklet and on the back cover.


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* AWildRapperAppears: As mentioned above, Jeezy and will.i.am.

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* RussianRoulette: Take a guess.

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* IncompatibleOrientation: "Te Amo" is about Rihanna dancing with another woman. The woman confesses that she is falling in love with Rihanna, who does not feel the same.


* AlbumIntroTrack: "Welcome To The Madhouse"

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* AlbumIntroTrack: "Welcome To The Madhouse"Madhouse," which is a warning about the content and a dare for those listeners who can take it.

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* AlbumIntroTrack: "Welcome To The Madhouse"


* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: The title and "'''R'''ussian '''R'''oulette"



* LastNoteNightmare: The gunshot at the end of "Russian Roulette"



* SanitySlippageSong: "Russian Roulette"



-->"That Rihanna reign won't let up"

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-->"That Rihanna reign won't let up"up"
* WomanScorned: "Cold Case Love," about her broken relationship with notorious abusive asshole Chris Brown. The title and lyrics, with references to investigations, appears to be a ShoutOut to [[Series/ColdCase the show]].

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* BadassBoast: "Hard" is all about how successful she is and how great her life is as a result.


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* CensorBox: The pages for "Hard" in the CD booklet have a color photo of her nude holding a big "CENSORED" sign in front of her.


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* DeliberatelyMonochrome: The cover and much of the CD booklet.


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* HandOrObjectUnderwear: Several pictures in the CD booklet.
** HornyDevils: A few pictures have her hair made to look like devil's horns.
** OfCorsetsSexy: A few pictures.


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* {{Paparazzi}}: The photographers on the pages for "Hard" in the CD booklet.

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[[caption-width-right:299:The Wait Is Over]]



Released in 2009, ''Rated R'' is Music/{{Rihanna}}'s fourth album.



!! Tracklist:
# "Welcome To The Madhouse"
# "Wait Your Turn"
# "Hard"
# "Stupid In Love"
# "Rockstar 101"
# "Russian Roulette"
# "Fire Bomb"
# "Rude Boy"
# "Photographs"
# "[=G4L=]"
# "Te Amo"
# "Cold Case Love"
# "The Last Song



!! "I'm a Trope Star, yeah baby I'm a trope star":
* AndStarring:
** Jeezy on "Wait Your Turn"
** Music/{{Slash}} on "Rockstar 101"
** Music/{{Will I Am}} on "Photographs"
* BreakupSong: "Stupid In Love," about trying to avert LoveMakesYouDumb
* ClusterFBomb: There are {{Precision F Strike}}s in several songs, with [="G4L"=] having the most, throwing in NWordPrivileges as well.
* DarkerAndEdgier: "Rude Boy" is one of the only songs that could be considered lively.
* FlippingTheBird: From "Rockstar 101":
-->"Got my middle finger up, I don't really give a fuck"
* IntercourseWithYou: "Rude Boy"
* Letters2Numbers: "[=G4L=]" is short for "Gangsta 4 Life"
* RockStarSong: "Rockstar 101"
* SillyLoveSongs: "Fire Bomb" and "Photographs" play this straight.
* SingerNamedrop: From "Hard"
-->"That Rihanna reign won't let up"

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