Here is an in-depth look at the life of one of pop music's hottest international stars. This book reveals the details of Rihanna's unhappy childhood, her wild child past that earned her the nickname of Rebel Flower, and how she found it therapeutic after her parents' troubled marriage to join the army. A fascinating story of her transformation from schoolgirl Robyn Fenty to one of the most successful R&B artists in the world. Explores her turbulent relationship with singer Chris Brown which resulted in a photograph of her battered face making headlines around the globe. Features exclusive interviews with Rihanna's old schoolfriends, producers, songwriters, video directors, journalists and many more who witnessed her transformation over the years. A must-read for fans new and old.