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Today, Rihanna is well known as a super sexy — and very grown-up — pop music icon. But have you ever wondered what this good girl looked like before she went bad?

On April 18, the singer posted a cute photo from back in her preteen days. “Say what? I was 13” she tweeted.

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We’re not going to lie: Rihanna at age 13 looks pretty similar to Rihanna at age 24. Her full lips, brown eyes, and high cheekbones haven’t changed over the past decade, though young Rihanna didn’t wear quite as much makeup as her modern-day counterpart. As far as her hair goes, let’s just say it’s a good thing she got rid of those cornrows...

What do you think of RiRi’s transformation from sweet Barbadian island girl to edgy pop-rock bombshell?

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