Time collects data to deliver the best content, services, and personalized digital ads.We partner with third party advertisers, who may use tracking technologies to collect information about your activity on sites and applications across devices, both on our sites and across the Internet.Rihanna's third studio album, Good Girl Gone Bad (2007), incorporated more elements of dance-pop and catapulted her to greater stardom, establishing her status as a sex symbol and a leading figure in the music industry.
Forbes ranked her among the top ten highest-paid celebrities in 20, and Time named her as one of the 100 most influential people in the world twice (20).Alongside a successful music career, Rihanna is well known for her involvement in humanitarian causes, entrepreneurial ventures and the fashion industry."By the way, I wanted that too at one time.”Drake is now a dad to his son, Adonis, whom he welcomed in 2017 with former adult film star Sophie Brussaux. "And I do want to be able to explain to my son what happened.The rapper also opened up to James about his struggles with Brussaux.“I am a single father learning to communicate with a woman who… But I don’t have any desire for him to, like, not love his mother…I don’t like too many compliments; I don’t like to be put on blast.”She also said she and Drake were no longer in touch.“We don’t have a friendship now, but we’re not enemies either," she noted.
"It is what it is.”During the interview, Rihanna also shared that she was looking forward to becoming a mother one day.“I’m not gonna be able to take my eyes off my kid," she mused.
So it was tough for me to tell her that it’s somebody that she’s never met.” In May, 30-year-old Rihanna opened up about her relationship with Drake to , admitting she was uncomfortable during the memorable VMAs moment between the two.“The VMAs is such a fan-focused awards show, so having that energy around me, and knowing the people who had received the award in the past, made it feel like a big deal,” she recalled.
“Waiting through that speech was probably the most uncomfortable part.
Rihanna extended her fusion of pop, dance and R&B on her next four studio albums, Rated R (2009), Loud (2010), Talk That Talk (2011) and the Grammy Award-winning Unapologetic (2012).
All four releases incorporated experimentation of various musical styles and consolidated Rihanna's international chart success, Unapologetic being her first number-one album in the US.
She is the founder of nonprofit organization Clara Lionel Foundation, cosmetics brand Fenty Beauty, and fashion house Fenty under LVMH.