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The Barbados-born <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005404" title="Rihanna" href="/topic/entertainment/music/rihanna-PECLB005404.topic">Rihanna</a> and Virginia-born <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000873" title="Chris Brown" href="/topic/entertainment/music/chris-brown-PESPT000873.topic">Chris Brown</a> both hit the airwaves in 2005 with their debut singles. After signing with <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB002580" title="Jay-Z" href="/topic/entertainment/music/jay-z-PECLB002580.topic">Jay-Z</a>'s label, Def Jam Recordings, Rihanna had a summer hit with "Pon de Replay" at age 17.

( Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times / November 5, 2013 )

The Barbados-born Rihanna and Virginia-born Chris Brown both hit the airwaves in 2005 with their debut singles. After signing with Jay-Z's label, Def Jam Recordings, Rihanna had a summer hit with "Pon de Replay" at age 17.

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