At the 15th annual An Unforgettable Evening charity benefit in Beverly Hills Rihanna abandoned her typical pop sound and performed this stripped down, acoustic cover of Bob Marley's “Redemption Song.” It's a simple cover, but instead of relying on an energetic, sexually charged performance, Rihanna shifts the focus to her voice and the music. Watch it above.

Bob Marley is my HERO #thatisall

— Rihanna (@rihanna) April 18, 2012

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