Complex Magazine: “Unapologetic” album preview

At this point Rihanna is pretty much the biggest pop star on the planet, so when she drops an album it’s a really big deal. No surprise, then, that her seventh album is launching with maximum fanfare. She performed two new songs this weekend on “Saturday Night Live”. Today she will board a chartered Boeing 777 with representatives of her management company, “Roc Nation”, her record label, “Island Def Jam”, and her fan club, the Rihanna Navy, as well as a select group of media (including Complex’s own Soo-Young Kim) to fly around the world and rip stages in 7 cities over 7 days. Welcome to Rihanna’s life.
 
Last Friday at the “40/40” club in Manhattan we finally (after checking our cell phones and recording devices at the door, and donating to the Hurricane Sandy relief effort) got a chance to listen to the music itself. We did our best not to be swayed by the $18 glasses of wine or by all the fly ladies and industry poobahs in the building, or by the image of Rihanna smoking blunts filled with diamonds on a jumbo screen—not even by Rihanna herself when she strolled in the club near the end of the session—but our three word review of this album (if we wrote three-word reviews) would be “believe the hype.”
 
Read the full article here.

Paula

I am a fan since 2005, a stan since 2007. She is empowering, daring, fearless and anything anyone always dreams to be in their lives. She also makes amazing music and never fails to surprise her fans.

One thought on “Complex Magazine: “Unapologetic” album preview

  1. Think RIHANNA IS unstoppable right now. am loving what I ‘ve listened to so far and have already paid for my pre-order!! SHE S JUST AWESOME!! AAAND B E A U T I F U L!!!

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