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Introduction: Barbados Cinderella

1 Quoted in Chris Rolls, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna,” MP3.com, May 15, 2006. www.mp3.com/news/stories/4525.html&print=1

Chapter 1: Her Island Home

2. Quoted in 7 Confessions, “Rihanna on the Cover of You Magazine,” December 10, 2007. http://7confessions.blogspot.com/2007/12/rihanna-on-cover-of-you-magazine.html.

3. Quoted in Entertainment News, “Doctors Thought Rihanna Had Brain Tumour,” June 23, 2007. www.pr-inside.com/entertainmentblog/2007/06/23/doctors-thought-rihanna-had-brain-tumour/.

4. Quoted in Maureen Paton, “The Dark Secret in Raunchy Pop Sensation Rihanna's Past,” You, November 2007. www.mailonsunday.co.uk/you/article-492706/The-dark-secret-raunchy-pop-sensation-Rihannas-past.html.

5. Quoted in Nick Owens, “Rihanna Caught Her Dad Smoking Crack,” Sunday Mirror, February 17, 2008. www.sundaymirror.co.uk/news/sunday/2008/02/17/rihanna-caught-her-dad-smokingcrack-98487-20321828/.

6. Quoted in Suzannah Ramsdale, “Rihanna's Dad Apologises for Being a Crack Addict,” Now, September 4, 2007. www.nowmagazine.co.uk/celebrity-news/242177/rihanna-s-dad-apologises-for-being-a-crack-addict/1/.

7. Ramsdale, “Rihanna's Dad Apologises for Being a Crack Addict.”

8. Quoted in Margeaux Watson, “Caribbean Queen: Rihanna,” Entertainment Weekly, June 29, 2007. www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20043393,00.html.

9. Quoted in Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

10. Quoted in Bang Showbiz, “Rihanna's Brother War,” AskMen.com, June 7, 2007. www.askmen.com/gossip/rihanna/rihannas-brotherwar.html.

11. Quoted in Owens, “Rihanna Caught Her Dad Smoking Crack.”

12. Quoted in Tom Bryant, “Rihanna: I Grew Up with a Crack Addict Dad,” Sunday Mirror, December 18, 2007. www.mirror.co.uk/news/topstories/2007/12/18/rihanna-i-grew-up-with-crack-addict-dad-89520-20259307/.

13. Quoted in Paton, “The Dark Secret in Raunchy Pop Sensation Rihanna's Past.”

14. Owens, “Rihanna Caught Her Dad Smoking Crack.”

15. Owens, “Rihanna Caught Her Dad Smoking Crack.”

16. Quoted in Sylvia Patterson, “Singing in the Rain,” Observer, August 26, 2007. music.guardian.co.uk/pop/story/0,,2153943,00.html.

17. Quoted in Patterson, “Singing in the Rain.”

Chapter 2: A Bold Move

18. Quoted in Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

19. Quoted in MSN Entertainment, “Rihanna,” October 25, 2007. http://msninconcert.msn.com/music/Rihanna/en-id/article.aspx.

20. Quoted in Jennifer Bisram, “Rihanna on the Rise: The Barbados-born Beauty Gets Her Big Break!” MoraFire.com, March/April 2008. www.morafire.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=29&itemid=36.

21. Quoted in Patterson, “Singing in the Rain.”

22. Quoted in Beverly Smith, “The Good, the Bad, the Rihanna,” PaperMag, July 13, 2007. www.papermag.com/?section=article&parid=2055&page=1.

23. Quoted in Bisram, “Rihanna on the Rise.”

24. Jason Birchmeier, “Rihanna: Music of the Sun.”

25. Quoted in Rolls, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna.”

26. Quoted in ARTIST direct, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna!” May 12, 2006. www.artistdirect.com/nad/news/article/0,,3655378,00.html.

Chapter 3: Topping the Charts

27. Justin Lewis, “Rihanna's Music of the Sun: If It's Good Music That You Want, Make Rihanna Your Girl!” Associated Content, September 27, 2006. www.associatedcontent.com/article/63895/rihannas_music_of_the_sun_if_its_good.html.

28. Quoted in Bisram, “Rihanna on the Rise.” 29. Quoted in “Rihanna: Brightest Star,” AllHipHop.com, September 19, 2005. allhiphop.com/stories/alternatives/archive/2005/09/19/18135471.aspx.

30. Birchmeier, “Rihanna.”

31. Tasha Matiu, “Rihanna: Official Rihanna.” Bebo.com.upload.bebo.com/Profile.jsp?MemberId=3203033271.

32. Quote in People, “Rihanna Biography: Rihanna's Debut,” August 30, 2005. www.people.com/people/rihanna/biography.

33. Bruce Britt, “Rihanna,” BMI Music World, February 22, 2006, www.bmi.com/musicworld/entry/533081.

34. Quoted in Rihanna Site, “Rihanna Quotes,” 2007. www.rihannasite.info/rihanna-quotes.html.

35. Quoted in Starpulse.com, “Rihanna's A Girl Like Me Out Now,” April 26, 2006. www.starpulse.comews/index.php/2006/04/26/rihanna_s_a_girl_like_me_out_now_listen_.

36. Quoted in Rihanna Site, “Rihanna Quotes.”

37. Lewis, “Rihanna's Music of the Sun.”

38. Quoted in Rolls, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna.”

39. Quoted in Starpulse.com, “Rihanna's A Girl Like Me Out Now.”

40. Quoted in Duane Booth, “Flashback: Rihanna,” Aboutmag.com, August 2006. http://aboutmag.com/main/?p=214.

41. Quoted in Rolls, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna.” 42. Quoted in Basil Walters, “Rihanna for Smile Jamaica-Africa Unite,” Melodymakers.de, January 18, 2008, www.melodymakers.de/forum/showthread.php?t=7171.

43. Quoted in ARTIST direct, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna!”

44. Quoted in Booth, “Flashback.”

45. KOvideo.net, “Rihanna: Unfaithful Song Review.” www.kovideo.net/music/video/Rihanna—Unfaithful/35.html.

46. Quoted in ARTIST direct, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna!”

47. Rolls, “Exclusive Interview with Rihanna.”

Chapter 4: Lonely at the Top

48. Quoted in Sindy, “Rihanna Interview,” Kidzworld, 2005. www.kidzworld.com/article/5853-rihanna-interview.

49. Quoted in Superiorpics.com, “Rihanna.” www.superiorpics.com/rihanna/.

50. Quoted in Bang Showbiz, “Rihanna's Bull Detector,” AskMen.com, May 26, 2008. www.askmen.com/gossip/rihanna/rihannas-bull-detector.html.

51. Quoted in Dan Cairns, “Rihanna's Growing Pains,” Nation News, December 28, 2007. www.nationnews.com/story/330030140590964.php.

52. Quoted in Cairns, “Rihanna's Growing Pains.”

53. Quoted in Paton, “The Dark Secret in Raunchy Pop Sensation Rihanna's Past.”

54. Quoted in Beverley Lyons and Laura Sutherland, “Umbrella Star Rihanna Sick of Fake Pals,” Daily Record, May 27 2008. www.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/entertainment-news/2008/05/27/umbrella-star-rihanna-sick-of-fake-pals-86908-20430701/.

55. Quoted in AskMen.com, “Interview: Rihanna,” July 2007. www.askmen.com/toys/interview_200/206_rihanna_interview.html.

56. Quoted in Bryant, “Rihanna.”

57. Quoted in World Entertainment News, “Rihanna Tired of ‘Bubbly’ Showbiz Persona,” May 6, 2008. www.pr-inside.com/entertainmentblog/2008/05/06/rihanna-tired-of-bubbly-showbiz-persona/.

58. Paton, “The Dark Secret in Raunchy Pop Sensation Rihanna's Past.”

59. Quoted in Contact Music.com, “Rihanna—Rihanna Refuses to Pose Nude,” August 10, 2008. www.contactmusic.com/new/xmlfeed.nsf/mndwebpages/rihanna%20perfects%20her%20autograph.

60. Quoted in Cosmopolitan, “Rihanna Reigns,” Cosmopolitan, March 2008. www.cosmopolitan.com/celebrities/exclusive/Rihanna-Reigns.

61. Quoted in Lyons and Sutherland, “Umbrella Star Rihanna Sick of Fake Pals.”

62. Quoted in Jayson Rodriguez, “Rihanna's ‘Painful’ Umbrella Shoot Kept Her on Her Toes: VMA Lens Recap,” MTV.com, September 5, 2007. www.mtv.com/news/articles/1568860/20070904/rihanna.jhtml.

63. Quoted in Rodriguez, “Rihanna's ‘Painful’ Umbrella Shoot Kept Her on Her Toes.”

64. Quoted in Rodriguez, “Rihanna's ‘Painful’ Umbrella Shoot Kept Her on Her Toes.”

65. Quoted in Contact Music.com, “Rihanna.”

66. Paton, “The Dark Secret in Raunchy Pop Sensation Rihanna's Past.”

67. Quoted in Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

68. Quoted in 7 Confessions, “Rihanna on the Cover of You Magazine.”

Chapter 5: Awards Rain Down

69. Quoted in Rihanna Site, “Rihanna Quotes.”

70. InStyle, “Transformation: Rihanna,” 2008. www.instyle.com/instyle/celebrities/transformation/0,,20210008,00.html?cid=recirc-people Recirc.

71. Quoted in Bryant, “Rihanna.”

72. Quoted in Nekesa Mumbi Moody, “Rihanna Releasing New Single, ‘Umbrella,’” Yahoo! Music, March 29, 2007. http://music.yahoo.com/read/news/41857031.

73. Quoted in BelgradeNet.com Travel Guide, “Rihanna in Belgrade,” November 2007. www.belgradenet.com/announcements.html.

74. Talia Kraines, “Music—Artists and Albums: Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad,” BBC, June 14, 2007. www.bbc.co.uk/music/release/32bd/.

75. Jason Kennedy, “Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad Reviews,” Portrait, 2007. www.portraitmagazine.net/reviews/albums/goodgirlgonebad.html.

76. Quoted in Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

77. Quoted in Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

78. AllHipHop.com, “Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad,” June 8, 2007. http://209.18.98.81/reviews/index.asp?ID=1217.

79. Kraines, “Music.”

80. Quoted in Cairns, “Rihanna's Growing Pains.”

81. Maria Bradshaw, “Grammy Girl,” Nation News, February 11, 2008. www.nationnews.com/story/290977982429101.php.

82. Quoted in People, “Celebrity Central: Rihanna,” 2008. www.people.com/people/rihanna.

Chapter 6: In the Spotlight

83. Quoted in Rihanna Fenty.com, “Rihanna Quotes.” http://rihannafenty.com/html/rihanna/quotes.html.

84. Watson, “Caribbean Queen.”

85. Quoted in Bryant, “Rihanna.”

86. Quoted in James Montgomery and Yasmine Richard, “Rihanna, Maroon 5 Team Up for ‘Magic’ Collaboration, Complete with Ultraglam Video,” MTV, April 24, 2008. www.mtv.com/news/articles/1586264/20080424/rihanna.jhtml.

87. Quoted in Montgomery and Richard, “Rihanna, Maroon 5 Team Up for ‘Magic’ Collaboration, Complete with Ultra-glam Video.”

88. Quoted in Stephen M. Silverman, “Rihanna Touring for Kids in Need,” People, March 27, 2008. www.people.com/people/article/0,,20186594,00.html.

89. Quoted in K.C. Baker, “Rihanna ‘Honored’ to Be Part of Leukemia Miracle,” People, March 13, 2008. www.people.com/people/article/0,,20183928,00.html.

90. Quoted in Bisram, “Rihanna on the Rise.”

91. Quoted in Patterson, “Singing in the Rain.”

92. Quoted in Patterson, “Singing in the Rain.”

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