Talk That Talk’ may have only just reached Platinum status in the US, but it seems Pop Princess Rihanna is already gearing up to release its follow up... this year.
Yes, in what is sure to spell trouble for many of her contemporaries, Ms. Fenty is reportedly planning to release her album during the holidays.
After announcing the launch of her ‘Diamonds’ world tour last week, Rihanna posted the following message on the 7th- teasing the album’s reported first single.
However, the above amounted to nothing when compared to the image below. An image, which announces the cut will enjoy a September 17th release, and will be followed by a new LP this November.
Boasting contributions from ‘Enough Of No Love’ writer Elijah Blake, Claude Kelly and Eric Bellinger, it seems Camp Riri are hoping to benefit from the holiday sales on a commercial tip. Hoping, to secure her the US #1 album her career is missing.
However, with heavy hitters like Alicia Keys and Nicki Minaj- both of whom have always fared better than Rihanna in their respective first weeks- releasing material in the same period, this November will mark a very expensive but interesting time for music consumers.
Let the chart battle commence!
Def Jam France tweeted about the new single being released on Monday but deleted it and have since tweeted this (which Chrome translated, the original is in French):