Rihanna: Good Girl Gone Bad (Def Jam/Mercury)
Dan Gennoe, dotmusic.co.uk, 4 June 2007
SOMEONE, somewhere is suddenly taking Rihanna a lot more seriously. Maybe it's the consistency with which her short career has delivered hits — step forward chart eating anthems 'Pon De Replay' and 'S.O.S'. Or maybe it's the fact that she's matured from fresh-faced Barbadian teen to an unexpectedly sultry diva.
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