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Rihanna’s “Work” Is Her 14th No. 1. Could She Beat the Beatles’ Most Unbeatable Record? 

Gibberish: For many, that’s what Rihanna’s “Work” sounds like the first half-dozen times. “Work work work work work work”—it starts off intelligibly enough, like she’s channeling a rough day for the Seven Dwarves. But before the song is even 25 seconds in, it’s hard to tell what she’s saying. Is that “La la la la [...] Read more