Other rumours include Cardi B, with fans speculating that a collaboration may be a possibility after the singer wrote that she wanted a threesome with Rihanna and Chrissy Tigen on her new album, ‘Invasion of Privacy’ earlier this year.No official track-listing has been released yet, but we do know two songs have been registered under the stars name – ‘Phatty’ and ‘Only One Who Knows.’ According to a report in , the singer had around 500 songs to choose from, with work from many artists being submitted for the star’s consideration.In the accompanying feature, writer Chioma Nnandi said the new record would be influenced by Bob Marley and the influential record producer Supa Dups, best known for his work with Beenie Man and Sean Paul.“She plans to make a reggae album,” Nnandi stated in the feature.Earlier this year, Rihanna filmed herself on Snapchat listening to reggae artist Buju Banton, and he is rumoured to have penned ‘Phatty’ with Rihanna herself.
He said: “We talked a little bit because she’s writing a lot of new music right now for her next project and, hopefully, we can connect.” According to C, he did let slip that other artists including Raye and Chase & Status may well all be in the mix for an appearance on ‘R9’.
producers linked to the album reported that the star and her team had collected a large number of demos from Jamaican talent for consideration.
One, who asked to remain anonymous, said: “[Rihanna’s team] have, no lie, 500 records for this project [from] different producers and writers. They’ve been having writing camps and trying to keep them quiet for almost a year and a half now. A., cutting records nonstop for this project.”Another source said: “Every artist, every producer, every songwriter in Jamaica or of Jamaican descent has been working on [Rihanna’s album] and has little snippets of publishing or production credits on it.” They added that they thought her team had eight songs chosen “but her A&R is still asking for records.” Another source speculated that they were looking for “one more [song].” Almost certainly, yes.
One included the captions “When breakfast becomes dinner” and “Vamp”. In a recent update, she joked that she felt “attacked” after fans kept asking for the new album. ***valley girl who’s never been attacked voice*** R9 chronicles”, she joked. When another asked if she’d forgot about her music career, Rihanna replied “HOW!
When fans asked her when new music was coming, Rihanna assured them that new music was on it’s way. Y’all would never let me Lolol.” When Rihanna teased pictures across social media in April, there was much speculation that the follow up to ‘ANTI’ was imminent.