She cited Afrodisiac (2004), the fourth studio album by American singer Brandy Norwood, as her main inspiration for the album.In May 2007, Rihanna revealed that she called the album Good Girl Gone Bad because it represents her bolder and more independent image: "I'm not the innocent Rihanna anymore. I felt when I cut my hair, it shows people I'm not trying to look or be anybody else.
Rihanna worked with various producers on the album, including Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, Terius "Dream" Nash, Neo da Matrix, Timbaland, Carl Sturken, Evan Rogers and Star Gate.Inspired by Brandy Norwood's fourth studio album Afrodisiac (2004), Good Girl Gone Bad is a pop, dance-pop and R&B album with 1980s music influences.Among other achieved awards and nominations, "Disturbia" and "If I Never See Your Face Again" received nominations for Best Dance Recording and Pop Collaboration with Vocals respectively at the 2009 Grammy Awards.She performed "Umbrella" with Jay Z at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards at the Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, California, on June 3.Critics gave generally positive reviews of the album, praising its composition and Rihanna's new musical direction, though some criticized the album's lyrics and inconsistency.
The album received seven Grammy Award nominations and one win in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category for "Umbrella" at the 2008 ceremony.
The album reached number one in Canada, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
As of 2009, the album had sold over 7 million copies worldwide.
He was on the Future Sex/Love Show concert tour with Justin Timberlake to promote Timberlake's 2006 album Future Sex/Love Sounds.
After a show in Chicago, they joined Rihanna in the studio, where Timberlake experimented with beats and melodies.
"Rehab" is an old-styled R&B track with a groove that is built around tambourine shakes, acoustic guitar swirls and a subtle backbeat.