David Knight - 2nd June 2010

Following Hard and Rude Boy, Rihanna and Melina rock up another relentlessly sexy, gorgeously shot video with dashes of wit - starting with her 'naked' intro (possibly inspired by Josephine Baker) to her charming impression of Slash (possibly inspired by Slash).

Including appropriate levels of Elvis lipcurl, and some very effective 'shudder' VFX.

Watch 'Rihanna’s Rockstar 101 by Melina Matsoukas' here

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorMelina Matsoukas
ProducerJil Hardin
Director of PhotographyJon
OnlineSteele Studios

David Knight - 2nd June 2010

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