With a song for the film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Rihanna makes her highly-anticipated musical comeback.
On Thursday, October 27, the artist released a 15-second clip of the song titled “Lift Me Up.” The single is scheduled to be released on Friday, October 28.
The song is a homage to the life and legacy of Chadwick Boseman, who is most known for playing King T’Challa in the original Black Panther film. In 2020, Boseman passed away after a secret fight with colon cancer.
The track was written by Tems, Ludwig Goransson, Rihanna, and filmmaker Ryan Coogler, according to the article.
“Lift Me Up” is Rihanna’s first solo song in six years, following “Love on the Brain” in November 2016. Anti, her most recent album, was released in January 2016.
The new track also arrives one month after it was reported that the Barbadian-born rapper will perform at the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show.
Pop singer Rihanna has mostly focused on her Fenty cosmetics and clothing businesses. In May, she gave birth to her first kid with A$AP Rocky.
According to Forbes, Rihanna, 34, is the youngest self-made female millionaire.