It used to take a sonnet (Shakespeare’s “Can I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day?”), a pop song (Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah”) —or 8 bars at the very least– to grab a woman’s attention. But for a smooth man like Royce Da 5’9, it only took a simple, “Hi Rihanna.”
It seems like his coy shout out during the Shady 2.0 Cypher at the BET Hip Hop Awards was completely effective. Not only did it surge as a trending topic on Twitter, but he got Rihanna’s attention herself when she tweeted, just as simply:
As a result of Royce’s slam dunk, “Hi” @ mentions were a flurry last night. Even Martha Stewart got one. But be easy, gents. For those not as skilled as Royce, that simple Twitter “hi”could turn creepy fast.