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May 29th, 2007
If you haven’t already, please turn your attention to the Rihanna First Spin that’s breaking dishes and taking names on our homepage. I’ve given it more than a few listens now and this album is so pop-fierce that it’s bound to be this year’s “Loose” (Nelly Furtado’s album, which still has legs a year later). Eff. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Rihanna is on her way to being a Beyonce-caliber STAR. And PS, this new haircut totally suits her, yo.
So there’s a greedy fistful of potential singles on “Good Girl Gone Bad”, but so far the stand out for me (and this could change) is “Breakin’ Dishes”. This tune is fierce and I guarantee that it’ll be released as a single. Rihanna kinda sounds like Nicole Scherzinger on the track and actually, if it were the Pussycat Dolls releasing this song as a lead single on a new album, there would be no question that they’d stick around (stickwitu?) for another round. But Rihanna snagged it, and 2007-2008 will be the year of … her. Just don’t pull an Usher and overdo it, knowmsayn?
OH, and one more thing – apparently Beyonce has signed up to do a track with Rihanna, AND Jay-Z’s gonna jump in on it too. This is like, whoa, because if you remember, it was rumoured that Hova had himself a bit of a fling with Rihanna. Awwwkward…
ETA: After a kajillion spins, “Lemme Get That” is my new fave!Tweet