Rihanna makes music comeback after six years with new song ‘Lift Me Up’



Chart-topper Rihanna launched her first solo music in six years on Friday, an emotional ballad written in tribute to late actor Chadwick Boseman.

“Lift Me Up,” Barbados-born Rihanna’s first new song since her 2016 album “Anti,” options on the soundtrack of upcoming Marvel movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

The transfer is a sequel to the 2018 field workplace hit “Black Panther” wherein Boseman performed the lead King T’Challa.

The actor died in 2020 after a four-year battle with colon most cancers that he had stored personal. He was 43.

“Blessed to have written this song in honor of Chadwick Boseman and much more blessed to listen to the baddest @badgalriri voice it to perfection,” Tems, the song’s co-writer, wrote on Instagram, referencing Rihanna.

Rihanna’s followers have been ready for a follow-up to “Anti,” her eighth studio album. While the singer, born Robyn Fenty, has featured on songs “Lemon” and “Believe it” in current years, “Lift Me Up” is her first solo launch since “Anti.”

Earlier this week, the 34-year-old Grammy Award winner, who will carry out on the Super Bowl halftime present in February, had teased the new observe, wherein she sings: “Lift me up / Hold me down / Keep me shut / Safe and sound.”

In current years, Rihanna, whose chart-topping hits embrace “Umbrella,” “Diamonds” and “Work,” has developed her make-up and lingerie strains. She welcomed a child in May with her rapper accomplice A$AP Rocky

Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian;Editing by Andrew Cawthorne


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