Good Girl Gone Bad
Although Rihanna tries to hit too many different targets on this album, the beats are up and the lyrics are vacuous enough to guarantee a few more hit singles before anybody finds out.
Rating: 5 / 10
Jackie Hayden, 20 Jun 2007
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