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Jay-Z's Protege Rihanna Had No Idea About His Wedding to Beyonce Knowles

April 12, 2008 (4:37 am) GMT
Rihanna, who's Jay-Z's protege, has admitted that she didn't know about the music mogul's wedding to longtime girlfriend Beyonce Knowles.

Just like many of and ' friends and colleagues, also had no idea about the couple's hush-hush nuptials, which was widely believed to be held on April 4 at the hip hop artist's New York apartment. The "Umbrella" singer told People at the Escada Moon Sparkle/Island Def Jam benefit for her Believe Foundation and the world's largest bone marrow donor center DKMS earlier this week, "I didn't know! No one knew!"

Rihanna is Jay-Z's protege. He helped co-writing the smash hit "Umbrella" for her third studio album, "" which was released in 2007. On February 10, 2008 she won the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Grammy with Jay-Z for "Umbrella".

Working together on the single, the twosome developed such a close relationship which once prompted rumors of a romance. Rihanna quashed the rumors though.

Also spoke of her "just friend" who was out for the gig, Rihanna said "Chris said it was a good show. He really enjoyed it."

After the show Rihanna met with several young bone marrow transplant patients, telling 15-year-old Camila Mera, "You are so beautiful."

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