The beginning of March has been an incredible month for the Bajan songstress.Rihanna was seen at Ivy league university Harvard where she was awarded the Humanitarian Of The Year award for her contribution to Musical Arts and Philanthropy by the Harvard Foundation for Intellectual and Race Relation comitee. Being the 2017 recipient is a phenomenal achievement for the recently turned 29 year old.
Despite having this bad girl image, born to humble beginnings charity has always been something she has wanted to be involved in since a little girl. During her speech at Harvard Rihanna said ‘When I was younger I would watch television and I would see all the children suffering, I always said: when I grow up I want to help! And so she did, In 2006 she created her Belive Foundation which aims to help terminally ill children. In 2012 in honor of her grandparents she founded the Clara Lionel Foundation. CLF promotes health, education, arts and culture globally. To date she has raised millions for charitable causes. She is also ambassador to various well known charity such as UNICEF.
Below is an old photograph of Rihanna and both her grandparents, who are the inspiration behind her CLF foundation.
As an artists she continues to break records! She currently holds the 2nd all time chart topping songs behind Mariah Carey. Even overtaking The Beatles total number of weeks at the top at number 1. The current record she holds is 14 songs combined at number 1 for 60 weeks! In late 2016 the singer made history by breaking the 15 billion digital record, in other words her songs were streamed and downloaded 15 billion times! Not forgetting her last album, a personal favourite ANTI has been streamed over 15 million times! Incredible!
Paper Magazine released March’s cover which featured Rihanna. The magazine is very famous for their High-Res and risky photography. In recent times, famously displaying Kim Kardashians bare bum on the cover.
Here’s a preview of this months Paper cover!
If that wasn’t enough! Rihanna decided to tease her Navy fans with a sneak peak from her SS17 FentyXPuma Collection. On an instagram post she mentioned March 19th as the launch!The above picture shows a variety of fashionable items all in pink. The style reflects Rihanna’s high fashion edgy style, to her sporty laid back casual looks all presented in a soften pink tone.
What an incredible start to the year for Robyn!