NBC's Today Showcases Edgy Singer Rihanna
Girl Scouts looked on with starstruck eyes as pop diva Rihanna sang about getting sexually aroused on this morning's Today show.
Rihanna opened with “Don't Stop the Music,” a song about a girl at a club getting hot and heavy with a guy on the dance floor.
One verse of “Don't Stop the Music” reads:
Do you know what you started?
I just came here to party
But now we're rocking on the dance floor, actin' naughty
Your hands around my waist
Just let the music play
We're hand in hand, chest to chest and now we're face to face
Another verse reads:
Baby are you ready cause it's getting close
Don't you feel the passion ready to explode?
What goes on between us no-one has to know
This is a private show
Co-host Meredith Vieira introduced Rihanna, saying, “And the 20-year-old beauty from
Rihanna went on to perform “Take a Bow,” a song about a girl leaving a guy after finding out he cheated on her. One verse of the song reads:
Grab your clothes and get gone (get gone)
You better hurry up
Before the sprinklers come on (come on)
Girl, I love you, you're the one
Several of the young girls in the audience said “Take a Bow” was their favorite Rihanna song.
Later on the show, Kathie Lee Gifford called Rihanna “an absolute doll,” suggesting that she's someone young girls can look up to.
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