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Rihanna's tunes a hit behind bars

Published 03/01/2013 | 14:00

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Rihanna was top of the prison pops

Rihanna is top of the prison charts after it was revealed she is the most popular female artist among British prisoners

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The late rapper Tupac - who was no stranger to life behind bars himself after serving 10 days for beating another musician with a baseball bat - was named the most popular overall artist in British jails, NME.com reported.

Rihanna, who was fourth, was the only female artist in the top 20. Her ex-boyfriend, Canadian rapper Drake, was the fifth most requested.

Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel came second and rapper K Koke third.

Other artists to feature in the top 20 included Akon, Metallica, Slipknot, Eminem, Lil Wayne and UB40.

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