Rihanna Forgot What Clothes Are in the Rated R Booklet

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You know, I really like how Rihanna portrayed herself in the 20/20 interview, but I’m not buying this hard, edgy image AT ALL.  Why, you may ask?  It’s simple:  her music doesn’t back up her edgy look.  There’s nothing unique, mind-blowing, or edgy about it.  It’s all still very generic, and typical of much of the music out these days.

Girl, take a note from Santigold and get some style in your music.

On that note (no pun intended), click away for a look at her Rated R booklet.  I was close to saying she looks fierce, but this image is obviously so manufactured that I’m not even going to.  And taking off your clothes isn’t exactly the best message to send to your young fans unless there’s an actual empowering reason behind it.  Just sayin’.

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The Top 10 Singers and Groups of Glam-Pop

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What is “Glam-Pop” you might ask?  Well, it’s those songs that seem to be heard everywhere full of electro-beats, synthesizers, and lyrics about sex and making out with chicks.  Requirements would be that the said artist AT LEAST claims to be bi, you see about five and upwards hipsters at their shows, they have a gay following (this is crucial, although straight people like myself love them too), the term “fabulous” is used more than once when describing their music, the beats sound like they’re sprinkled with glitter, and that the artist has somewhat of their own, outrageous style.

So come inside for the top ten pioneers of this movement, because really, glam-pop is the new indie-rock.

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