Rihanna Confirms New Album will be Influenced By Her Island Roots


No stranger to reggae, soca or dancehall.

Bajan beauty Rihanna told T Magazine we have a lot to look forward to for her next album.

She let us know it will be a mix of reggae and dancehall. She also gave us a hint on the title stating: “I’m about to call it [‘R9′] probably, ’cause they have haunted me with this “’R9,’ ‘R9,’ when is ‘R9’ coming out?” How will I accept another name after that’s been burned into my skull?”

Also if there is a Drake collaboration is in the works. Riri said “Not anytime soon, I don’t see it happening. Not on this album, that’s for sure.”

Personally we don't believe her on the Drake portion but we'll have to wait and see.

Check out some old island tunes from Rihanna below. Which was your favorite?