RiRi put up a no holds barred show at the Padang last night as part of her 2013 Diamonds World Tour in Singapore
Text: Joanna Goh
Photos: Singapore Grand Prix
Hours before the flag off for the Singapore Grand Prix race on Sunday evening, concertgoers thronged the Padang - where Rihanna was set to take the stage later that night - to gain early access to the first-come-first-served Fan Zone area.
Time check: 10pm, 30 minutes before RiRi’s concert, the mosh pit is sardine-packed as more racegoers stream in from the stands after Sebastian Vettel’s (from Red Bull) victorious win.
Opening her 2013 Diamonds World Tour stop in Singapore promptly at 10.40pm – not a minute too early or late – RiRi rocked the stage with ‘Phresh Out Runway’, dressed in what seemed like a safe and normal jersey shirt dress (but with dangerously sexy high splits that screamed: wardrobe malfunction alert!), mid-thigh fishnet stockings and a green tunic.
The crowd roared in approval as she took a swig out of her bottle on stage and shook her bodacious booty to the fast beats of ‘Cake’ and ‘Talk That Talk’ in true RiRi fashion.
After seven songs and not a single radio hit in sight yet, the crowd’s initial excitement fizzled as tempers flared amongst restless audiences in the mosh pit, tired from the shoving and pushing.
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