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Jay-Z Gives Flowers To Rihanna, Says She's 'One Of The Most Prominent Artists Ever. Self-Made In Business And Entertainment'

Our prayers have been answered. Rihanna will be returning to the music arena for Super Bowl LVII.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri)

Samantha Dorisca

Sep 26, 2022

Rihanna's Fenty Beauty Files Trademark Signaling 'Virtual' Makeup And Haircare Could Soon Be Up For Grabs

Rihanna is in full business mode! Just last week, AfroTech reported that the mogul is reportedly working with advisers on an initial public offering for Savage X Fenty this year, which would bring its valuation to $3 billion or more. Now, she’s said to be taking her empire to the metaverse. Rihanna has filed for a Fenty trademark through Roraj Trade LLC, Boardroom reports. The announcement comes in from trademark attorney Josh Gerben of Gerben Law, who broke the news via Twitter. “Rihanna has filed a new trademark application indicating that she will offer “virtual” cosmetics and hair care products under her FENTY brand. Coming to a virtual world near you soon…” he wrote. Rihanna has filed a new trademark application indicating that she will offer "virtual" cosmetics and hair care products under her FENTY brand. Coming to a virtual world near you soon… #Rihanna — Josh Gerben (@JoshGerben) March 15, 2022  

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 16, 2022

Rihanna Sets New Trends With Pregnancy News As Searches For 'Pink Padded Coats' Skyrockets

When you’re a fashion killa, there’s no ceiling when it comes to smashing records! From making waves as an entrepreneur to then setting the standard for what a young, Black billionaire can look like, Rihanna has continued to build the life of her dreams brick by brick. Now, she’s preparing to soar to even greater heights as someone’s mother! Following yesterday’s baby news, Rihanna has shown just why her name turns heads with a +200 percent increase in the fashion demand for “Pink Padded Coats,” in response to the photos shared of the Savage X Fenty creator’s growing belly. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Blavity News (@blavity) According to LovetheSales, the influence of both Rihanna and boyfriend A$AP Rocky are major with the father-to-be driving up the fashion demand for “Men’s Sweater Vests” by a whopping +124 percent as well as “Men’s Leather Trousers” by +78 percent.

Shanique Yates

Feb 1, 2022

Black Mom Raises $30K by Livestreaming her Birth to Support Other Moms of Color

She’s a Harlem, N.Y. -based philanthropist, model, and musician, but on Tuesday, Marz Lovejoy’s purpose became even bigger. According to the Los Angeles Times , about 1,500 people tuned in after Lovejoy decided to livestream her birthing session to raise money for mothers of color to be able to afford a doula and midwife. Lovejoy’s concern grew for women of color having no choice but to give birth in crowded hospitals and medical centers as COVID-19 continues to spread across the nation. “[I’ve been] thinking about all my sisters who are pregnant and are not in a position to have a home birth or have a birthing center and have to be in a hospital,” Lovejoy told the LA Times. Lovejoy gained popularity as a Fenty model where she posed pregnant in a Fenty X Savage campaign . She continued her inspirational efforts by sharing her story with women of color who may be first-time moms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Black women are three to four times more...

Devin Crudup

May 15, 2020

How Rihanna Went Nearly Bankrupt, Then Turned it into A $600M Empire

Rihanna is doing numbers, period. The songstress turned entrepreneur made history in 2019 becoming the world’s richest female musician surpassing Beyoncé, Madonna, and Céline Dion. However, don’t let her now $600 million empire fool you because her wealth didn’t come easy. The Barbados native used her voice, eye for fashion, business acumen, and bounce back mentality to grow her empire. In 2007, around the time Rihanna released the hit “Umbrella,” she had a net worth close to $50 million, according to Money Nation . Since then the singer has scaled her career to new heights via entrepreneurship despite bumps in the road along the way. In 2009, Rihanna was the victim of a domestic violence assault at the hand of her then-boyfriend, Chris Brown and nearly faced bankruptcy. Business Insider reports Rihanna started 2009 with $11 million in cash and ended the year with $2 million. Her fall in income was attributed to ill advice from her ex-accountant who she later sued for managing funds...

Devin Crudup

Feb 20, 2020