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She Found Love? 10 Hotties Rihanna Has Been Linked To Romantically

We're starting to get the feeling that Rihanna is going to be linked to every guy on the planet at some point in time. Seriously. Not a day goes by that we don't hear that she's texting this guy or sneaking around with that guy. It's gotten so ridiculous that if she is doing half the things that the tabloids say she's doing when it comes to dating, then we're concerned about her health! Like, when does she have time to eat and sleep?!

We know that all tabloid stories are not created equal. So, most of the stories about Rihanna's love life that get reported probably aren't true. And, that includes the latest rumor that involves Rih-Rih sending Robert Pattinson "sexy, funny texts" in the wake of his breakup with Kristen Stewart. But, still, it's pretty amazing that she gets linked to so many guys these days. So, in light of the most recent story, we decided to put together a list of 10 Guys Rihanna Has Been Linked To Romantically In Recent Years (minus some of the more obvious ones like Chris Brown, Drake, and Matt Kemp). There's no way she's possibly hooked up with all of these guys. Er, right?

The Guy: Ashton Kutcher
When They Were Linked Together: March 2012
Were The Rumors Legit? Probably. Although they were never spotted out in public together, the tabloids did catch Rihanna leaving Ashton's house late one night. And, Rih-Rih also went on Twitter shortly after the rumors started and revealed that even her mother had made a joke to her about the alleged relationship. That obviously doesn't prove anything. But, we wouldn't rule this one out without a firmer denial from Rihanna's camp.

The Guy: J.R. Smith
When They Were Linked Together: May 2012
Were The Rumors Legit? Probably not. In Miami, Rihanna and the New York Knicks guard were spotted getting cozy inside the LIV nightclub. However, they were never spotted together again and we haven't heard about them dating since then. So, we don't think this was anything serious.

The Guy: Shia LaBeouf
When They Were Linked Together: August 2007
Were The Rumors Legit? Yes. Although they didn't date for very long, LaBeouf came out in 2009 and admitted that he and Rihanna did go on at least one date. But, that was it. "The spark wasn't there," he said. "We weren't passionate about each other in that way, so we remain friends."

The Guy: Meek Mill
When They Were Linked Together: May 2012
Were The Rumors Legit? We don't think so. They did reportedly pop up in a New York City strip club one night and threw some dollars around together (awwwwwww!). But, Meek later admitted that he has a girlfriend back in Philly, so we don't think anything happened.

The Guy: Josh Hartnett
When They Were Linked Together: October 2007
Were The Rumors Legit? No—at least, according to Rihanna. Although photogs captured them hugged up in an NYC club one night, Rih-Rih contended that they were just "friends" who happened to share management. "You can't even go out with a friend who's a celebrity and have a good time without people making s--- up," she said. "Well, at least he's good-looking, right?"

The Guy: Ryan Phillippe
When They Were Linked Together: February 2011
Were The Rumors Legit? Doubtful. For one, the "relationship" these two had reportedly went on when Phillippe was supposed to be dating Amanda Seyfriend. And, all of the evidence about it came from anonymous sources, not Rihanna or Phillippe. So, this rumor never really developed into anything.

The Guy: Omarion
When They Were Linked Together: April 2007
Were The Rumors Legit? Nope. After Rihanna and O were spotted having dinner in L.A. one night, rumors started flying. But, she denied that they were anything more than friends. He said he didn't "know her like that." And, that was that.

The Guy: Darren McFadden
When They Were Linked Together: May 2012
Were The Rumors Legit? Not a chance. The connection between these two was that they apparently met on the beach in Honolulu one day (while DMC was with his girlfriend) and that, a couple weeks later, Rih-Rih wore a Raiders sweatshirt (while she was in the strip club with Meek Mill, no less!). That's it. So, while the tabloids had these two pegged as a couple as a result of that flimsy evidence, we have to call a "false start" on them.

The Guy: Dudley O'Shaughnessy
When They Were Linked Together: October 2011
Were The Rumors Legit? For at least a week. He starred in the music video for her video, "We Found Love," after he was hand-selected by Rih-Rih. And, they even hit the town a few times shortly after the video debuted. But, have you heard from him since? No. So, even if they were together, it was only a fling.

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Meek Mill Once Used Soulja Boy's "Kiss Me Thru The Phone" Lyrics In Love Letters From Jail

Who knew Soulja Boy’s ubiquitous 2008 hit “Kiss Me Thru The Phone” once served as a romantic catalyst for Meek Mill? The Philadelphia rapper recently admitted on Twitter that while he was incarcerated in his youth, he used the lyrics to Soulja Boy’s schmaltzy love note within letters and phone calls to girls.

This was my favorite song when I was in jail back in the day calling girls collect.... and I used to his bars in the letters I wrote them no cap lol 😂😂😂 #bigdraco pic.twitter.com/qFqgkylQtm

— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) January 16, 2019

Amid Meek’s cheeky co-sign, Soulja Boy has been one of the Internet’s favorite topics of discussion since his latest interview on The Breakfast Club. The 28-year-old rapper spoke about his legacy in hip-hop and why he deserves more credit than he’s been given for his influence. He also had some choice words for Kanye West when he said the latter is old and "lame."

"I'm younger than you," he began. "I'm flyer than you, ni**a. Whatever. You crying on Twitter every week about Drake? You gotta stop that sh*t, bro. You look lame, bro. You look cap, bro...You up here supporting Trump and sh*t, bro. You supporting Trump? What the f**k wrong with you, bro? That sh*t's not right."

Other artists in the industry also chimed in on the situation:

I’m Not Going To Lie Soulja Boy Been Funny As Fuck

— Sir Ski Mask (@THESLUMPGOD) January 17, 2019

The internet crazy , Soulja boy reinvented himself 🤦🏾‍♂️

— zoey dollaz (@ZoeyDollaz) January 17, 2019

Soulja Boy is a legend

— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) January 16, 2019

WE HAVE NOTHING BUT LOVE, RESPECT & ADMIRATION FOR SOULJA BOY IN THIS HOUSEHOLD *cranks dat in silence* pic.twitter.com/Amacz7NQYO

— The Vibe Formerly Known As (@KARIFAUX) January 16, 2019

For nostalgia's sake, listen to "Kiss Me Thru The Phone" below.

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Vic Mensa Covers' 'Zombie' In Honor Of The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan

Vic Mensa and his group 93PUNX covered "Zombie" by Irish rock group The Cranberries, in honor of the one-year anniversary of the passing of the group’s lead singer, Dolores O’Riordan.

93PUNX serves as an opportunity for Mensa to perform music outside of his typical hip-hop lane and explore genres more freely. He posted snippets of the track on his Instagram page with the caption, “RIP DOLORES.” Mensa also revealed in a statement the reason why he covered the hit.

“We connected to ‘Zombie’ because we were born from violence,” he said. Dolores O’Riordan died on Jan. 15, 2018. Toxicology reports state that the 46-year-old died from accidental drowning due to alcohol intoxication.

The artwork for the “Zombie” cover features a woman with dripping, bloody fangs, and was created by artist Lucas David. The cover version itself is slowed down, which provides a more mysterious take on the 1994 protest classic.

Mensa released his recent project HOOLIGANS in December 2018, which traverses various thematic landscapes, from mental health awareness to love lost. The EP features Ty Dolla $ign, G-Herbo, G-Eazy, Charlie Wilson and more.

What do you think about the cover? Listen below and let us know in the comments.

 

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@93PUNX - ZOMBIES 🧟‍♀️ 🧟‍♀️ RIP DOLORES. art by @lucasbavid

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City Girls And Cardi B Bask In Their Bootyliciousness For 'Twerk' Video

As it is written, so it must be done, and there's a whole lot of shakin' going on in The City Girls' video, "Twerk."

The video for the Cardi-B-assisted track features some of the finest twerkers the world has to offer, who were encouraged to show off their skills for a contest last year. The winner would receive $50,000. Not only did the winner get "flewed out," the woman with the best skills was highlighted at the end of the visual.

Elsewhere in the video, Yung Miami and Cardi are painted in head-to-toe jungle body paint (Miami as a zebra, and Cardi as a tiger), and are seen on the beach and on a yacht shakin' it with the best of them. They lead the group of dancers through various scenes- all of which do not feature the presence of a man- so they can live their best bootylicious lives in peace and reclaim their sexuality. During JT's verse, the group dances in front of a mural of the incarcerated MC.

The song itself has been streamed over 215 million times, and is featured on the duo's album, Girl Code. The Floridians gained national exposure after being featured on Drake's "In My Feelings," however, hey've proven to be standalone entities in their own right.

READ MORE: City Girls Drop Debut Album 'Girl Code'

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