Robyn Rihanna Fenty, best known by just her middle/stage name, is 26 today. The Barbados-bred beauty's career has already spanned more than a decade!
With more than 25 million albums sold and nine #1 hits to her name, the Caribbean queen is, undeniably, one of the most successful female recording artists.
She's achieved that despite (or perhaps because of) significant alterations to her image, shedding her once innocent appeal in favor of ... whatever she is now.
Harder, edgier, hyper-sexual and never afraid to push it farther than almost all of her contemporaries, this is a woman who calls her own shots.
You can say whatever, Rih's gonna do whatever. Yup, you know this.