Oh, this is going to be really fucking good! Lady Marmalade 2.0? We’ve all heard and read about rumors of Gaga working with Azealia Banks, Beyonce, and Rihanna for Ratchet, but the plot thickens: While Banks is already confirmed for the track, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Rihanna have all, within the past few months, posted pictures online displaying the word “Ratchet.”
DJWS tweeted about Ratchet in June
Rihanna tweeted Paparazzi lyrics with #Ratchets in July
Azaelia confirmed she worked on Ratchet in
Gaga tweets Rihanna for the first time
Rihanna tweets Ruleth to Gaga
DJWS plays remixed instrumentals of Ratchet
Gaga confirms that the Telephone follow-up will be on ARTPOP
Rihanna over the next few months randomly likes or talks about Gaga-related things despite never mentioning her once before July (Like tweeting “Cake” lyrics and “B**** Don’t Kill My Vibe”).
Gaga and Rihanna were at the same club with Jay and Chris Martin in London in September
Gaga posts a picture with earrings that say Ratchet
Gaga plays a solo version of Ratchet to fans and says she’s looking for a female vocalist
Steven Klein tweets Rihanna and discusses a project they are working on mentioning Gaga’s FAME
Gaga tweets Klein the same day talking about working together, but someone else being involved too.
Beyonce posts a picture with earrings that say Ratchet.