The rumors are true: Rihanna will make her return to music on the Wakanda Ceaselessly soundtrack with the track “Raise Me Up.” The track was co-written by composer Ludwig Göransson, the movie’s director Ryan Coogler, and breakout Nigerian artist Tems, and can arrive this Friday, October 29 through Rihanna’s personal Westbury Highway with Def Jam Recordings, Hollywood Information, and Roc Nation. It’s stated to be a tribute to late Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, who died from most cancers earlier than the sequel might be accomplished.
In an announcement, co-writer Tems stated, “After talking with Ryan and listening to his course for the movie and the track, I needed to jot down one thing that portrays a heat embrace from all of the those who I’ve misplaced in my life. I attempted to think about what it could really feel like if I may sing to them now and specific how a lot I miss them. Rihanna has been an inspiration to me so listening to her convey this track is a superb honor.”
The track was introduced after a comparatively quick rollout that included online teasers and cryptic billboards. It seems like Marvel didn’t need to maintain this one a secret for very lengthy. Along with showing on the Wakanda Ceaselessly soundtrack, Rihanna’s flurry of latest exercise has included affirmation that she’ll perform the Halftime Show at next year’s Super Bowl, the announcement of a Savage X Fenty sportswear collection and one other fashion show, and hypothesis that she’ll launch a stadium tour in 2023.
“Raise Me Up” is out on 10/29. Pre-save it here. Wakanda Ceaselessly is out in theaters on 11/11.