Information about the song Umbrella by Rihanna ft Jay-Z
This song Umbrella is recorded by a Barbadian singer called Rihanna also featuring a rap verse from Jay-Z. The song was released on March 29th 2007 and recorded on February 2007 at the Westlake recording studio. The length of the song in the Album version is four minutes and thirty five seconds long. This song was written by The Dream, Christopher Stewart, Jay-Z and Kuk Harrell. Entertainment Weekly ranked this song number 1 on the 10 best singles of 2007 also Rolling stones and Time listed the song at number 3 on the 100 best songs of 2007. This song has earned Rihanna several awards and nominations. In 2007 this song has won two awards at the MTV video Music Awards and at the 50th Grammy Awards the song Umbrella earned Rihanna and Jay-z a grammy award for Best rap/ song collaboration. The song Umbrella was a commercial success which also topped the charts in many countries such as Australia, Canada, Germany, France, the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. This amazing song managed to stay number 1 on the UK Single Chart for ten consecutive weeks which is just unbelievable. Did you know that this song was the first ever official song Rihanna made? If I were you I’d carry on reading to find out what are the lyrics for the song Umbrella which is by Rihanna and is featuring Jay-Z (and I will also be telling you more about Rihanna and Jay- Z). So I hope you enjoy.
Information about Rihanna and Jay-Z
The two producers for this song are Tricky Stewart and The dream. This song was such a big hit that it won a 3x platinum certificate (RIAA) and another platinum caerificate (BPI). Rihanna’s real name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty and Jay-Z real name Shawn Corey Carter. Rihanna was born on February 20th 1988 and Jay-Z was born on December 4th 1969. Not only is Rihanna a singer but she is also a song writer, video director, executive producer, actress, author and a philanthropist. Not only is Jay-Z a rapper but he is also a song writer, Co- owner of the New Jersey Net and he is also an entrepreneur. Jay-Z and Rihanna are very famous singers that they have collaborated with many other famous singers. Rihanna has collaborated with Chase and Status, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Sean Paul, J- Status, Shontelle, Ne- yo, Justin Timberlake, Timbaland, T.I, Maroon 5, Jeezy, Slah, Drizzy Drake, Nicki Minaj, Eminem, Britney Spears, David Guetta and she has associated with many other famous singers. Now I will be naming some of the people Jay-Z has collaborated with. Rihanna, Swizz Beatz, Big L, Eminem, Linkin Park, R. Kelly, Young Jeezy, Pharell, Kanye West the thrown, Beyonce Knowles, Memphis Bleek, The Notorious B.I.G and he has associated with many other famous singers. I hope you enjoyed reading this amazing piece of information and I hope you had fun singing along to this song Umbrella by Rihanna ft Jay-Z.