Rihanna has had her Navy itching with anticipation since teasing a brand new album again in winter. Now, in a brand new interview with T Journal, she’s confirmed that she’s nonetheless arduous at work on the trouble — and that followers could also be impacting the ultimate product.
The Barbados Ambassador first reiterated that the venture is certainly a reggae document, although she shunned giving any agency timeline for its completion. She added that she’s leaning in the direction of calling the LP — which is able to mark her ninth full-length — R9, a reputation that her Navy has been drilling into her head.
“To date it’s simply been R9, due to the Navy,” she mentioned. “I’m about to name it that in all probability, ’trigger they’ve haunted me with this ‘R9, R9, when is R9 popping out?’ How will I settle for one other title after that’s been burned into my cranium?”
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Elsewhere, RiRi as soon as once more touched on her deteriorated relationship with Drake. Final summer season, she mentioned the pop stars “don’t have a friendship now, however we’re not enemies both,” so it shouldn’t be shocking that she doesn’t see one other “Work”-level collaboration within the close to future. “Not anytime quickly, I don’t see it taking place,” she mentioned of re-teaming with Drizzy. “Not on this album, that’s for positive.”
One other star collaboration followers might need to maintain ready for is one with Girl Gaga. The Navy has been fairly hyped about this chance, however Rihanna says it isn’t within the works. Perhaps the rumors began “as a result of she adopted me on Instagram,” mentioned Rihanna. “It’s not within the books proper now, however I’m not in opposition to it.”
Learn extra over at T Journal (by way of Billboard).
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