Pharrell suggests he helped produce Rihanna’s new album

Rihanna could have shared that her next album could be popping out this yr, however the anticipation surrounding the popular culture icon’s long-awaited ninth LP simply grew to become extra intriguing.

Grammy-winning super-producer, Pharrell Willams, just lately hinted he could have labored on the album with a cryptic remark that stated, “They ain’t prepared,” on an Instagram video Rihanna posted. The video was a clip from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta whereby Karlie Redd is holding polygraph outcomes and proclaiming “it was all lie,” with the caption:

Me: Album coming in 2019
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Williams and Rihanna beforehand labored collectively on the latest N.E.R.D. album, collaborating on “Lemon” which solely fortified Rihanna’s immense expertise as a rapper. If Williams as soon as once more joined Rihanna within the studio, this time together with her on the lead, greatness is certain to ensue.

Details about Rihanna’s ninth album, which is being generally known as R9, are sparse but charming. She has confirmed it will likely be a reggae project. Various different artists at or nearing Williams’ stage like Skrillex, Diplo, Calvin Harris, and Koffee are rumoured to be concerned as properly.

2019 is greater than half-way over. Will Rihanna maintain her phrase and ship the album earlier than the top of the yr? We certain hope so.

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