Earth, Wind, Fire & Horses: Rihanna’s All-In Video For “Diamonds”

Posted on 11/09/2012 at 11:27 AM

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When it comes to music videos, Rihanna and go-to director Anthony Mandler definitely opt for the kitchen-sink approach. There’s no real coherent theme to the music video for Rihanna’s latest single “Diamonds,” but what thereis is, well…just about everything. There’s Rihanna nude-ish in black-and-white, Rihanna running down the street in the dark, Rihanna bathed in water, Rihanna in a windy desert, Rihanna rolling diamond joints (of course), Rihanna looking pensive in an empty room…and horses. And riot footage. Basically, all this stuff:

Nothing terribly shocking to be seen there—though this being Rihanna in full-on Unapologetic mode, she also has to include some stuff that might involve You Know Who:

Breezy’s tatted arm? Breezy on fire? Even if they aren’t, they probably are. Hey, it had been like 13 and a half hours since we had written an article about the two of them.

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