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Rihanna is still working on a new reggae album

“It’s not gonna be typical of what you understand.”

Rihanna has given additional particulars about what followers can count on from her subsequent album, which is set to be influenced by Reggae.

Final 12 months, the singer revealed that the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Anti’ will likely be influenced by Bob Marley and options the skills of producer Supa Dups; greatest recognized for his work with Beenie Man and Sean Paul.

Whereas the album is but to emerge, the singer says she’s still heading in the identical route, however it gained’t be what followers would possibly sometimes count on of the style.

“It’s not gonna be typical of what you understand as reggae. However you’re going to really feel the weather in the entire tracks,” she informed Vogue.

“Reggae all the time feels proper to me. It’s in my blood. It doesn’t matter how far or lengthy eliminated I’m from that tradition, or my surroundings that I grew up in; it by no means leaves. It’s all the time the identical excessive. Despite the fact that I’ve explored different genres of music, it was time to return to one thing that I haven’t actually homed in on utterly for a physique of labor.”


Regardless of the three-year wait, Rihanna additionally insists that music is still her past love.

“Music is, like, talking in code to the world, the place they get it. It’s the bizarre language that connects me to them. Me the designer, me the girl who creates make-up and lingerie — it began with music,” she defined.

“It was my first pen pal-ship to the world. To chop that off is to chop my communication off. All of those different issues flourish on prime of that basis.”

In the identical interview, Rihanna defined why she turned down the possibility to carry out on the 2019 Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present, confirming that she made her selection so as to present solidarity with exiled NFL participant Colin Kaepernick.

“For what? Who good points from that? Not my individuals,” she mentioned. “I simply couldn’t be a sellout. I couldn’t be an enabler.”

Earlier this week, Rihanna introduced particulars of her first e-book, which is being described as a “visible autobiography”.

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