Rihanna has a message for her followers who’ve been anticipating the discharge of her new album — they’re going to have to attend a bit longer.
On Thursday, Rihanna, 31, shared an Instagram video of a clip from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, which reveals Karlie Redd studying the outcomes of a lie detector check.
“Guys, it was all a lie,” Redd says within the clip.
As for the lie Rihanna is referring to, the singer promised her loyal followers that they’d be listening to new music from her this 12 months and that’s but to occur, so she’s trolling them by implying that they’re now calling her a liar.
“Nobody: ___ Me: Album coming in 2019 Navy in July: ___” Rihanna captioned the submit.
“I can’t believe I stan a liar….” one fan wrote within the remark part, to which Rihanna responded to with three laughing emojis.
Nobody: Me: Album coming in 2019 Navy in July:
A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on Jul 11, 2019 at 11:22am PDT
“That’s it I’m unfollowing,” one other fan commented.
“How is she gonna carry on doing this to us it’s been 3 bloody years,” a special person expressed.
Rihanna’s final album, titled Anti, was launched in 2016.
Nonetheless, a plethora of her different followers and celebrities discovered the submit humorous.
Kevin Hart commented a number of laughing emojis.
Rihanna, whom Forbes just lately named the world’s richest feminine musician, has stayed busy since releasing the critically acclaimed Anti in 2016: she launched Fenty Magnificence in 2017, and unveiled her Savage x Fenty lingerie line final 12 months. She additionally just lately introduced the Fenty Maison line underneath French luxurious items conglomerate LVHM Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton.
Due to her jam-packed schedule, the star informed Sarah Paulson in Interview journal that she’s misplaced the power to pour all of her focus and vitality into creating new music with the identical velocity as earlier than.
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“It’s the reason why an album isn’t being spat out like it used to,” she defined within the interview. “I used to be in the studio, only the studio, for three months straight, and an album would come out. Now, it’s like a carousel. I do fashion one day, lingerie the next, beauty the next, then music the next. It’s like having a bunch of kids and you need to take care of them all.”
Rihanna was unable to supply a timeline as for when followers can anticipate her ninth album, telling Paulson she “wish knew” when it could be prepared, however did tease that it could be “really fun.”
“It really does suck that it can’t just come out, because I’m working on a really fun one right now. I’m really happy with a lot of the material we have so far, but I am not going to put it out until it’s complete,” she mentioned to Paulson. “It makes no sense to rush it, but I want it out.”
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Final month, the singer confirmed to The New York Occasions’ T Type journal that she’s exhausting at work on a reggae album and mentioned followers mustn’t anticipate a collaboration with Woman Gaga or Drake, opposite to rumors.
“Not anytime soon, I don’t see it happening,” she mentioned of working once more with frequent collaborator and on-again, off-again fling Drake. “Not on this album, that’s for sure.”