Rihanna broke the Web earlier this week after asserting her official return to music. On Tuesday (October 26), the Barbadian songstress confirmed stories that she’ll be featured on the soundtrack for Black Panther sequel, Wakanda Endlessly, together with her new single “Elevate Me Up.”
In response to Marvel, the one was written as a tribute to the life and legacy of Chadwick Boseman by Tems, Oscar winner Ludwig Göransson, Rihanna and Ryan Coogler.
Tems opened up about working with the 34-year outdated singer, sharing, “I needed to put in writing one thing that portrays a heat embrace from all of the folks that I’ve misplaced in my life. I attempted to think about what it might really feel like if I might sing to them now and categorical how a lot I miss them.
The “Free Thoughts” singer added, “Rihanna has been an inspiration to me so listening to her convey this track is a superb honor.” Together with iconic songstress’ like Rih and Beyonce, Tems additionally labored alongside Drake on his 2021 observe “Fountains” from Licensed Lover Boy.
Followers additionally observed that the Canadian rapper is slated to launch his upcoming joint mixtape with 21 Savage entitled “Her Loss” the identical day that Rihanna’s new single is about to drop. “Drake and Rihanna actually dropping new music on the identical day,” one fan wrote. One other added, “Sza rihanna drake and 21 dropping the identical day can y’all let me f***kin dwell.”
Whereas Drake is a 12 months off his tenth studio album CLB, “Elevate Me Up,” might be Rihanna’s first single since releasing her eighth studio album Anti in 2016. The Dangerous Gal can be set to take the stage on the 2023 Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present. Final month, she broke her silence on her upcoming gig after TMZ caught up together with her at a grocery retailer. “I’m nervous, however I’m excited,” she advised the location.
Stream “Elevate Me Up” and Her Loss, accessible this Friday. Catch Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly in theaters on November 11.