Rihanna’s “Man Down” video deals with sexual assault & murderous revenge | Official Video


Rihanna presents the captivating new video for her latest single, “Man Down,” from her most recent album, Loud!. Directed by frequent collaborator Anthony Mandler [who also handled her videos for “Only Girl (In The World),” “Te Amo,” “Russian Roulette” among many others] and shot recently in Jamaica, the video depicts the Bajan popstar reflecting regretfully on shooting dead a man who pursued her with a violent, sexual assault the night before after a party; Me just thinking on the time that I’m facing makes me wanna cry / ‘Cause I didn’t mean to hurt him; coulda been somebody’s son / And I took his heart when I pulled out that gun…

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