In his upcoming memoir, LA Reid recalls the first time he met Rihanna at her audition. He knew she had potential, and needed to be signed, but didn't take part in her development because he and the label were putting their weight behind Teairra Marí.
He started to change his tune after Rihanna put on a showcase, and Beyoncé told him "That Rihanna girl. She's a beast."
Have you ever hitched your wagon to the wrong star, ONTD?