Rihanna has not launched an album since Anti, which got here out in 2016. Since then, she has been a featured artist on simply two songs, one in every of which got here out in 2020 with Canadian singer-songwriter PARTYNEXTDOOR. Primarily, her focus has been on her vogue and sweetness companies, which have grown from energy to energy over the previous couple of years.
Why has Rihanna stop singing?
Technically, Rihanna, 33, has not outright mentioned she has stop singing however in recent times she has taken a break from her musical performances.
In 2018, Rihanna launched a teaser video to mark the upcoming launch of her lingerie line, Savage x Fenty.
In response to this followers started commenting asking her why she ‘forgot about her music profession.’
Rihanna replied: “HOW! Y’all would by no means let me Lolol. She coming sis!”
This reply made clear Rihanna supposed to launch music, nevertheless, since then just one observe has seen the sunshine of day – BELIEVE IT with PARTYNEXTDOOR.
In 2019, Rihanna spoke to Interview journal about how she has tried to redress the stability of workload in her life, which means music has taken a backseat.
She mentioned: “I was within the studio, solely the studio, for 3 months straight, and an album would come out.
“Now, it’s like a carousel. I do vogue sooner or later, lingerie the subsequent, magnificence the subsequent, then music the subsequent.
“It’s like having a bunch of children and it’s essential to maintain all of them.
“It’s solely the final couple of years that I began to appreciate that it’s essential to find time for your self as a result of your psychological well being will depend on it.
“In the event you’re not comfortable, you’re not going to be comfortable even doing issues that you just love doing.
“It’d really feel like a chore. I by no means need work to really feel like a chore.”
Whereas Rihanna is clearly spending much less time within the studio, she has confirmed her work ‘carousel’ nonetheless contains singing, so extra music may nonetheless come out.
This reply made clear Rihanna supposed to launch music, and followers have already began dreaming of ‘R9,’ the supposed ninth album to come back from the Barbadian singer.
One fan wrote on Twitter: “Rihanna we want your music !!! Ready for R9 like there’s no tomorrow”
One other, in seeing Rihanna take away the Fenty Magnificence web site hyperlink from her Instagram web page, wrote in pleasure: “Oh my gosh!!!!! This may very well be it! #r9 is coming!”
A 3rd Rihanna fan is much less positive of the arrival of this elusive album, including: “I’ve accepted that #R9 is simply not occurring so yeah, it was good realizing @rihanna the singer… imma nonetheless help her although…”
Rihanna based her make-up model Fenty Magnificence in September 2017, which launched an inclusive vary of foundations with a record-beating 40, then 50 color shades.
Inside one month of the launch, the model racked up $72million price of gross sales (£52.3million.)
This was adopted by Fenty Pores and skin, a subsidiary model which sells skincare merchandise like SPF and moisturisers.
Savage X Fenty, Rihanna’s lingerie line, launched in 2018 and had its first vogue present New York Trend Week that very same yr.
In 2020, the second Savage X Fenty vogue present aired on Amazon Prime Video.