"Fine China"

Selling his new single with the hashtag #tributetoMJ, Rihanna's beau engages in transparent image-doctoring on a song that channels the King of Pop, starting with the "Owwww!" that kicks it off. A generic, if well-built, R&B praise song to a woman, it rocks a squishy, Daft Punk-y synth line and bright string arrangements, while the chorus centers on Brown declaring, "I'm not dangerous" – a word choice he probably thought long and hard about, just as listeners will.

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