RiRi unexpectedly joins Jay-Z for 'Run This Town' duet

Jun 25, 2012, 09:08 IST | ANI

Rihanna, who is not due to headline until Sunday, couldn't resist getting an early start and joined her mentor Jay-Z for an unexpected 'Run This Town' duet on Radio 1's Hackney weekend

The 42-year-old rapper opened his set with a blistering performance of the song then was joined by his protege. In short black shorts, a bra top, trainers and a black top, the 24-year-old singer was effortlessly cool as she confidently shared the stage with the hip hop artist.

Rihanna and  Jay-Z

Despite the poor weather and darkness around, the ‘Umbrella’ singer showed off her superstar credentials in a pair of goggle like shades. The rap star wore camouflage jacket with dark trousers as he powered through his set watched by proud wife Beyonce Knowles.

M.I.A. then joined Jay-Z for ‘Paper Planes’ but after her microphone failed the pair performed another song ‘Bad Girls’ to the delight of the crowd. Jay-Z also performed his past hits like’ 99 Problems’, ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ and ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’. 

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