5. Rihanna on working with Chris brown
It’s been quite a year in the ongoing saga that is Rihanna’s relationship with Chris Brown. Whether they’re colleagues, friends or something more, people have been fascinated by the pair since their infamous fight back in 2009.
There have long been rumors of secret meetings between the former love birds, but they brought all speculation to an end by releasing two remixes—one for "Birthday Cake" and the other for "Turn Up The Music." Rihanna didn’t see what he big deal was. "I didn’t think it could be anything detrimental to my career," she explained.
"I was on a tour bus ride between two cities, listening to my album, thinking, ‘Oooh, maybe I should make this into a duet,’" she recalled. "And I started coming up with a bunch of people, and his name crossed my mind. I thought, ‘We haven’t made a song in so long together…it could be a little shocking.’”