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Rihanna Gets Her Own Street in Barbados

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Music superstar Rihanna has long had a deep relationship with her native Barbados, but the island has now taken another step to honor her contributions to the country. This weekend, Barbados officially renamed Westbury New Road …

Puma Names Rihanna Creative Director

 Above: Rihanna By the Caribbean Journal staff Puma has named Barbadian music superstar Rihanna its new “global ambassador” for women’s training and the brand’s new women’s creative director. Rihanna has signed a multi-year partnership with the brand, which is no …

Rihanna’s New Barbados Campaign

 Above: Rihanna in Barbados By the Caribbean Journal staff Following the release of her first Barbados Tourism video last month, the Bajan-born singer is now starring in a new multimedia campaign. The campaign is part of a three-year partnership agreement …

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 Above: Rihanna By the Caribbean Journal staff Rihanna has unveiled her new video campaign for Barbados tourism (above). The video is a product of the agreement the Barbados-born singer signed with the Barbados Tourism Authority in 2011 to exclusively promote …

 Above: Rihanna Barbados-born singer Rihanna has donated $1.75 million to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados, E! News reported. The singer’s donation aims to commemorate her grandmother Clara “Dolly” Brathwaite, who passed away in June. “This was my way of …

 Above: Jamaican PM Portia Simpson Miller and Bajan singer Rihanna By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller and Bajan-born singer Rihanna have been named to Time Magazine’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in the …

 Above: Reggae artist Stephen Marley By the Caribbean Journal staff Stephen Marley took home the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album on Sunday for his album, “Revelation Pt. 1: The Root of Life.” The artist, who is the son of …

 Above: Rihanna’s campaign for Armani By the Caribbean Journal staff Many Caribbean artists either reside abroad or have major supporting elements outside the region, and the Caribbean has forfeited “significant” potential revenue from these artists, like Barbados’ Rihanna, according to …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Singer Rihanna has signed a multi-year deal with the Barbados Tourism Authority to exclusively promote the country. The three-year partnership will begin on Aug. 5, when Rihanna performs a full-length concert of her “Loud” tour. …

 By Alexander Britell A former lawyer for Gucci who worked on singer Rihanna’s contract with the design firm claims her superior discriminated against the Barbados-born singer because of her Caribbean heritage, according to the text of a complaint filed in …

 Barbados’s Board of Tourism is looking to capitalize on international music star Rihanna’s Bajan heritage, with the board’s new chairman, Adrian Elcock, saying a Barbados appearance by the singer must happen on his watch. “We have to have a relationship …