Sunday 8 December, 2019

Birthday Big Up: 5 Shades of Rihanna

Rihanna wearing his new #UnLocked #STUNNA lip paint by @fentybeauty

Rihanna wearing his new #UnLocked #STUNNA lip paint by @fentybeauty

Robyn Fenty turns 31 today!

In honour of her big day and this new chapter in her life, Loop has #Unlocked five shades of Rihanna 2018-2019.

The Singer

Though her fans are consistently asking for new music, #R9 is supposed to be out this year. With music producer Kuk Hurrell assuring fans it will be worth the wait.

During an Instagram Live in December 2018, a fan asked Hurrell, "How's R9?", and with a chuckle as he's accustom to such a question, he said to the camera:

"Everything is great. R9 is amazing. That's the first question everybody always asks me. It’s incredible; that’s all I'm going to say."

Hurrell is the award-winning music producer and songwriter behind some of RiRi's hits including 'Umbrella' and 'Only Girl', as well as he produced the vocals on her last album 'ANTI'.

The Actress

From wowing people at the real-life Met Gala to stealing the spotlight as part of the Oceans 8 cast which featured the Met Gala, RiRi with her Bajan accent was on the big screen in 2018. The movie was released June 8, 2018, and in its opening weekend, it made a whopping USD $41,607,378. This is according to tallies on June 10 2018, and  Wide Release.

Talk about coming a long way from 'Home'

The Philanthropist/Activist

She may be Barbadian by birth but Rihanna is not sitting on the sidelines idly when it comes to American politics. She called on the #Navy to go out and vote, and speaks out against any actions she deems "terrorist" or "inhumane". 

She also continued to raise thousands for her Clara-Lionell Foundation and once again hosted The Diamond Ball featuring Childish Gambino and hosted by Issa Rae.

The Business Mogul

Celebrating Fenty Beauty first anniversary with a tour, Ri hit places like Dubai, Singapore and Australia to name a few. She dropped new Gloss Bombs, and unlocked new shades of Stunna. 

She also hit the Times Magazine Top 50 List again.

Responding to the accomplishment, she wrote:

"@fentybeauty has made it to the @time 50 Genius Companies again! I’m so grateful! All the Glory and Honor belongs to God! 🙏🏿 great teamwork from my LVMH Kendo @fentybeauty family!! 💪🏿🙏🏿❤️ special thanks to our customers, we couldn’t do this without your continued support... full article on my IG story."

The Supporter

When a cause or a person is near and dear to Rihanna's heart, we all know. She doesn't hide her love...unless it's that relationship-type love, then it's none yuh biznez!

But in the past year, we saw Ri say 'Goodbye' to some loved ones and welcomed new lovelies.

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