Rihanna: Justin Timberlake is a songwriting "genius"
The pop beauty collaborated with the `SexyBack` singer on hit single `Rehab` and Rihanna admits she learnt a lot from him in the studio.
She said: "Working with Justin in the studio is just great. He`s a fun guy and likes to make all the sessions enjoyable. He`s also such a genius when it comes to lyrics."
Rihanna has also learnt a lot about music and life in general from her mentor Jay-Z - who signed her to Def Jam Recordings when he was label president.
She added: "From Jay-Z I`ve also learned a lot. He is more of a mentor in general - not just for music but he gives good all-round advice."
The 22-year-old singer is currently on the European leg of her `Last Girl on Earth` tour.
The run of shows are her most ambitious yet and feature a number of costume changes and rigorous dance routines.
She previously said: "We`ve never done a tour to this capacity. The production is unbelievable and so are the costumes, we just took it to a whole new level. We just keep growing."
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