- Billboard makes a case that Rihanna should drop a rap album.
- Rihanna's newest features have been memorable rap guest appearances -- N.E.R.D.'s "Lemon" serving as her most recent endeavor, and Loyalty.
- According to Billboard: Riri possesses the ability to ebb and flow between rapping and singing. Her bars always come at her most braggadocios moments, sometimes carrying the flagrant fire of Lil' Kim or Future.