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RiRi’s ‘Talk That Talk’ doesn’t walk that walk

In this Aug. 21, file photo, U.S. singer Rihanna performs on
stage at the V Music Festival in Hylands Park, London.

Jessica Cabe

November 21, 2011

There's no doubt that Rihanna is a superstar, but she sells herself short time and again by releasing mediocre pop music that is indistinguishable from anything else on top 40 radio. Talk That Talk, Rihanna's sixth studio album, which dropped Monday, is no exception. While the combination of pop, du...