It was 2005 that we first met the then 17 year old Rihanna, with break out hit “Pon De Replay”. The song was the first off her debut album, ‘Music of the Sun.’ It peaked #1 on the US Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart and reached number two on both the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and the UK Singles Chart. The single also charted well in several other countries worldwide. A great accomplish for the Basian beauty’s first release wouldn’t you say? Well, the Rihanna reign haven’t let up.
Rihanna and her navy is still slaying, she is now the only artist to garner 5 million views on a video premiere in 24 hours according to vevo. She broke the record just days ago with “Where Have You Been” surpassing Nicki Minaj’s 4.8 million views of “Stupid Hoe” a few months back. With that said, let’s go back to a vintage Rihanna and take a look on just how far she’s come both musically and visually as an artist. Here’s “Pon De Replay”.