“Hard” (f. Young Jeezy) (Video)

    Rihanna’s outfits in this video (apart from the Mickey Mouse helmet) make it seem like her handlers are still trying to position her as the nü Grace Jones, all angular and threatening and sexy. As smart as that project might have seemed a year ago, at the end of 2009 it’s incredibly clear that it’s bankrupt for a number of reasons, not the least of which is the fact that in the era of Lady Gaga it’s just impossible to keep up. And if it is, this is not the way to do it. [Rihanna’s Twitter]