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Rihanna is set to release new music after six years focused on the business


Navy collection! Rihanna has announced the date of her musical comeback, which will appear on the soundtrack of the Marvel movie.

A singer whose latest album Anti was released in 2016, will finally release a new song on Friday in the US (Saturday morning AEDT).

song, lift me upwill be released on the soundtrack to Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverwhich will be released in November in Australia.

lift me up written by Nigerian singer-songwriter Tams, Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Geranson, Rihanna and Wakanda forever directed by Ryan Coogler, is a tribute to an “extraordinary life and legacy.” it’s late Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, according to a A Marvel release.

The song was recorded in five countries and was produced by Göransson.

Rihanna has not commented on the upcoming release, but the news prompted a flurry of celebratory messages from her fans, who call themselves “Navy.”

It’s the first release in six years for Rihanna, who took a step back in her music career after releasing eight highly successful albums.

The singer has repeatedly teased her fans for constantly asking when her next album was coming out, but she said British Vogue she was “very aggressively working on music” in 2020.

But just because Rihanna hasn’t released an album lately doesn’t mean she’s relaxed.

The 34-year-old launched many successful business ventures, became a billionaire and fathered a child.

Fenty Beauty

Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, launched Fenty Beauty online and in Sephora stores to great fanfare in 2017.

The brand’s first collection, marketed as “Beauty for All,” included a variety of beautifiers and tools, but it was the foundation of the collection, in a whopping 40 shades, that caught the eye.

Given that the Western beauty industry has traditionally underserved people of color, Fenty Beauty’s move has proven to be extremely successful, with darker foundation shades quickly full house.

“I wanted what I love. Then I also wanted things that girls of all skin tones could fall in love with,” Rihanna said at the 2017 ceremony. Fenty Beauty Launch Event.

“It was very important for me. With every product, I thought, “There has to be something for the dark-skinned girl.” there must be something for the really pale girl; there must be something in between.’

Fenty Beauty has been praised for covering all shades. Photo: Getty

She chose the make-up line Time magazine named one of the best inventions of 2017, along with the Nike Pro Hijab, the iPhone X and the Tesla Model 3 electric car.

Rihanna launched Fenty Skin, a vegan skincare line, in 2020 and marketed it to men and women with the help of rappers A$AP Rocky and Lil Nas X.

Savage X Fenty

By the time Rihanna launched her Savage X Fenty underwear brand in 2018, a strong theme running through all of her endeavors was inclusivity.

Savage X Fenty used models of all shapes, including plus sizes, and ethnicities to promote the underwear and pajamas.

The brand’s annual showcases, staged annually by New Zealander Paris Goebel and often featuring stars such as Normani and Troye Sivan, have become huge events.

The attention-grabbing Savage X Fenty shows are believed to be the brand’s focus on inclusivity caused the closure of the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion showwhich helped make the names of superstar models like Miranda Kerr and Kendall Jenner, and which Rihanna once performed on.

The next Savage X Fenty show will stream on Amazon Prime in November.


In 2019, Rihanna launched the high fashion brand Fenty with LVMH, the French luxury goods group behind major brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dior and Sephora.

During this phase, Rihanna honed her entrepreneurial skills with Savage X Fenty, as well as collaborations with brands such as River Island and Puma – the latter of which almost single-handedly brought the “creeper” sneaker back into fashion. in 2015.

Fenty’s launch with LVMH made the singer the first black woman to head a fashion house at the company, which sells clothing, shoes and accessories.

Rihanna made history as the first black woman to head a major Parisian luxury brand. Photo: AAP

Despite a high-profile debut collection in Paris and immediate support from other celebrities, the brand folded two years later, and in February 2021, LVMH announced that the organization and Rihanna had jointly decided to “suspend preparations for the launch”. wear activities based in Europe, waiting for better conditions “.

But the partnership between the fashion powerhouse and Rihanna continues, with LVMH still holding a stake in the singer’s beauty and lingerie ventures.

Billionaire status, baby!

In 2021, Rihanna’s success in her entrepreneurial endeavors meant she reached billionaire status.

Forbes appreciated her capital of $1.7 billion ($2.3 billion)making her the richest female musician in the world.

Her vast wealth is largely linked to her business endeavors rather than her artistic endeavours, with an estimated $US1.4bn ($2.16bn) of her fortune coming from her 50 per cent stake in Fenty Beauty.

The rest of her wealth comes from Savage X Fenty and her income as a singer and actor, the magazine said.

After a streak of professional victories, May 2022 was a personal milestone for Rihanna, who reported to have given birth to a boy – whose name has not yet been released – after announcing her pregnancy with boyfriend A$AP Rocky in paparazzi style photo shoot.

In September, the singer confirmed that in 2023 she will headline one of the most popular stages in the world, the NFL Super Bowl show.

This concludes her boycott of the event she started in solidarity with football star Colin Kaepernick.

There’s no word yet on when fans can expect more music afterward lift me upbut Rihanna shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.


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