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Old 20-11-2012, 16:56
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I like Rihanna but not as much as I used to.
She seemed better in her early stages.
Her last few albums haven't been the best Talk That Talk was ok though.
She's just seemed to go downhill for me anyway. Most still love her and think she's amazing.

I think she's overrated in the same way GaGa is . She's good but not that good there are better people. Her albums are getting worse.

What do you think is Rihanna overrated?and why?
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:02
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Yes she's overrated but that's mainly thanks to the press that she courts.

Sick of seeing her half-naked body or side boob/bum & I've yet to hear a decent song from here

Not a fan
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:05
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Well of course.
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:14
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yes she is so overrated
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:17
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She's all right but I wonder whether she deserves to be feted as a pop superstar.
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:18
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She is not really rated as a good singer, dancer or performer.I would say she is over exposed and lucky to have producers that give her good songs.
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:25
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Yes!

BUT, she does release some excellent pop tunes! She probably won't ever be considered a pop legend, but she has an excellent hit rate and satisfies a need!!
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:26
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No she's not.
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:38
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Lol...
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:47
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No in the sense she has never nor has no one (seriously at least) ever said she was she knows what she is she's good at what she does and that is making music and being a popstar not the saviour of music nor this decades greatest
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Old 20-11-2012, 17:54
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I sure do. She is the most overrated "artist" since Britney Spears. Actually I can't think of anyone more overrated than Rihanna. She can't sing or dance, and is somehow thought of as a great entertainer.
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:01
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Erm, if people are buying her records for what they are, how does being 'overrated' come into it? No one's ever claimed she's the most talented singer-songwriter or luminary EVER!
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:02
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I sure do. She is the most overrated "artist" since Britney Spears. Actually I can't think of anyone more overrated than Rihanna. She can't sing or dance, and is somehow thought of as a great entertainer.
Lady GaGa is the same.
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:11
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Lady GaGa is the same.
Nah, she can sing alright and writes pretty decent pop tunes. She is, however, the most pretentious artist around. I wish she would stop trying to dance because she isn't good at it. Popstars today seem so caught up with being all around performers that they forget they are singers first.

Take Chris Brown. Amazing dancer, but he can't do both because his vocals suffer. He needs to just pick which one he likes more and stop lip syncing. Bieber, is a terrible dancer. He should stick to what he's good at. Usher has the sane problem as CB. Not everyone can or is meant to be a Beyonce or Pink or even Justin Timberlake.
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:12
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Erm, if people are buying her records for what they are, how does being 'overrated' come into it? No one's ever claimed she's the most talented singer-songwriter or illuminary EVER!
Exactly i think people need to get off their soap boxes and accept her for what she is at face value
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:20
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Lady GaGa is the same.
I agree. I do not think Rihanna is only artist there are others such as Lady Gaga as you have mentioned. Some would say Beyonce is another example. I think that all three have overexposure by the music channels and the media in general attributed to them.
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:28
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Underrated. Yes she is the biggest pop star around but people don't see how talented she really is, as well as how involved in her career she is.

She is a huge Icon and I believe in many decades to come, her work will be assessed and be seen at what a fantastic Pop Icon she is. She's no Madonna, she is simply Rihanna. No one like her existed before and only shameful carbon flop copies have been attempted to.
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Old 20-11-2012, 18:38
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Underrated. Yes she is the biggest pop star around but people don't see how talented she really is, as well as how involved in her career she is.

She is a huge Icon and I believe in many decades to come, her work will be assessed and be seen at what a fantastic Pop Icon she is. She's no Madonna, she is simply Rihanna. No one like her existed before and only shameful carbon flop copies have been attempted to.
^ 100% agree
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Old 20-11-2012, 19:21
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Underrated. Yes she is the biggest pop star around but people don't see how talented she really is, as well as how involved in her career she is.

She is a huge Icon and I believe in many decades to come, her work will be assessed and be seen at what a fantastic Pop Icon she is. She's no Madonna, she is simply Rihanna. No one like her existed before and only shameful carbon flop copies have been attempted to.
Also agree.
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Old 20-11-2012, 19:31
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Old 20-11-2012, 19:39
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I'm not sure I would say she's overrated my only problem with her is she seems to have this "quantity over quality" thing when it comes to her music. She releases an album every year (usually just before Christmas) that has 1 or 2 good songs and the rest is filler. I'd prefer if she went away and made something decent. Rated R was my favourite album. I'd love if she did something like that again but she or her record company are too concerned with hit singles.
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Old 20-11-2012, 19:49
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Yes she is very lucky to be in the position in that she is not really talented in any area tbh although over 7 years she has grown as a singer,
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Old 20-11-2012, 20:34
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Nowt wrong with Rihanna, she is a perfect fit for the music she produces and knows how to market herself.
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Old 20-11-2012, 22:26
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No, not really. Rated R is an incredible album and she's released a string of amazing pop songs (Umbrella, Only Girl In The World, We Found Love, SOS. Disturbia, Russian Roulette, Rude Boy, Don't Stop The Music etc). I think she has a great image and I'm personally a big fan of her voice.
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Old 20-11-2012, 22:35
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I appreciate what she does, and when she gets it right then she does it excellently but since the start of the Talk That Talk album she seems as if her heart isn't in it anymore and she's just letting herself get pushed in whatever direction is favourable while she just gets high or drunk. she appears detached when she performs, especially when she did the radio one big weekend thing, and she just seems disinterested in whatever it is she's doing and that's quite off putting.
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