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Song lyrics aren't supposed to be a fountain of perfect english, but on the other hand some are just so atrocious, they need to get called out. We're not looking for sentance fragments or the word ain't since there are too many instances to count.

Bad Grammar in Song Lyrics, Rihanna

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Rihanna's, "Don't Stop the Music"
The Lyrics:
I wasn't looking for nobody when you looked my way
Double negative.
Submitted by: Marisa
Rihanna's, "Pon De Replay"
The Lyrics:
Dip it low then you bring it up slow
Well, it should be bring it up 'slowly'. An adverb should be used to describe an action, but due to the rhyming, so a grammar crime must be committed.
Submitted by: Rocky Mak
Rihanna's, "Pour it up"
The Lyrics:
All i see is signs, all i see is dollar signs.
It should be "all i see are signs." Smh!
Submitted by: Gina
Rihanna's, "Rehab"
The Lyrics:
The only problem is that you was using me In a different way that I was using you
You 'were' using me. If you say you 'was' using me, that shows absolute uncertainty, but there is no chance involved, so that was wrong.
"If I Were a Boy" was correct that Beyonce was a woman, she can never become a man, so in the sense on absolute uncertainty and contemplation, you can break the rule that way, but not in the case above.
Submitted by: Rocky Mak

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