Rihanna had the Web lit up when she introduced her official return to music. Whereas RiRi didn’t share plans for her extremely anticipated ninth studio album, the singer is about to unveil her new single “Elevate Me Up” from the upcoming Marvel sequel Black Panther: Wakanda Endlessly on Friday (Oct. 28).
The upcoming tune was written by Tems, Oscar winner Ludwig Göransson, Rihanna and Panther director Ryan Coogler as a tribute to the late Panther star Chadwick Boseman, who died in August 2020 at age 43. The observe will probably be launched on the Ri’s Westbury Highway label in partnership with Roc Nation/Def Jam Recordings/Hollywood Data.
“After talking with Ryan and listening to his course for the movie and the tune, I needed to put in writing one thing that portrays a heat embrace from all of the those that I’ve misplaced in my life. I attempted to think about what it will really feel like if I may sing to them now and categorical how a lot I miss them,” stated Tems in an announcement. “Rihanna has been an inspiration to me so listening to her convey this tune is a good honor.”
The “Love on the Mind” singer hasn’t launched an album since Anti dropped six years in the past, and spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Her break from dwell exhibits can be slated to finish on Feb. 12, 2023, when she headlines the 2023 Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present.
As anticipated, Ri’s followers, affectionately referred to as the Navy, took to Twitter to share their pleasure over the information. See a few of the finest fan reactions beneath.