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In 2003, Rihanna was discovered by music producer Evan Rogers, who was vacationing in Barbados with his wife at the time. Rihanna auditioned for Rogers with her two bandmates at the time, but Rogers immediately saw the potential in Rihanna. The producer told Entertainment Weekly in June 2007, "The minute Rihanna walked into the room, it was like the other two girls didn't exist."
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