LOUD Tour: Montreal

June 11, 2011 0 \ Paula
  • Cee Lo Green, who was supposed to open for the 23-year-old headliner, was a no-show. “Travel problems” was the excuse given in the last-minute announcement (He is expected to perform at the second show Saturday night). Rumours began to circulate that there would nonetheless be a special surprise during Rihanna’s performance. Drake’s name came upThere was no surprise. It was all Rihanna for almost two hours, and from the moment she opened with Only Girl (In the World), she didn’t seem to need help from anyone. One thing you must give this woman: few performers that young can chew the scenery and take over an arena with such brash confidence. (read more on Montreal Gazette)