|Born||February 20, 1988|
Rihanna is a Barbadian singer. She has stated Aaliyah's influence on her. In February 2009, she was involved in a widely publicized altercation with Chris Brown, her then-boyfriend, who has also voiced his influence from Aaliyah. She was discovered in late 2003 by Evan Rodgers while he was vacationing in Barbados and she signed a contract with Def-Jam Recording after auditioning for Jay Z, its then-president.
She has released seven albums. Rihanna is well-known for reinventing her style and doing this consistently since the release of her third album.