She's Beyoncé, and I'm [Jay-Z's] new protégée. When we see each other we say hi. We're not enemies, but we're not friends friends.
Allure magazine, January 2008.
People don't do them around me. I would never allow it. The people who are around me are people that I love, and I don't want to see people that I love hurt themselves.Rihanna
He's one of my closest friends in the industry. He makes me feel like a teenager — I have to act and think like an adult so much. He makes me feel young again.Rihanna
The label didn't want me to do this look. But cutting my hair, it made me stand out as an artist. I don't care who likes it--this is me.Rihanna
[G]enetically my legs are supposed to be huge. I can't really think about it, or I'll go crazy.Rihanna
While in America beautiful is skinny, in Barbados it's thick — girls with huge butts and nice curves.Rihanna
They'd complain to my other neighbor, who was very close to my mom, so we always got the message: I'm too loud. But we didn't really care. They can't tell me what to do in my house!Rihanna
People have this image of how wild and crazy I am, and I'm not everything they think of me.Rihanna
I'm fine being with myself. I don't really want to let anybody in.Rihanna
This industry creates stories and environments that can make you uncomfortable even being friends with someone.Rihanna
I don't do things for the response or the controversy. I just live my life.Rihanna
I'm crazy and I don't pretend to be anything else.Rihanna
Cause I may be bad, but I'm perfectly good at it.Rihanna
Visions in my mind of the day that we met. You showed me things that I'll never forget.Rihanna
I never play the victim, I'd rather be the stalker.Rihanna
Don't tell me you're sorry, 'cause you're not. When I know you're only sorry you got caught.Rihanna
You got the keys. Now, shut up and drive.Rihanna
Find an excuse to win.Rihanna
Shine bright like a diamond.Rihanna
Everybody's vibing so don't nobody start a fight.Rihanna
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