Rihanna’s ‘Lift Me Up’ units emotional ‘Wakanda Forever’ tone


Rihanna’s first solo new music in six years is out and tugging at heartstrings.

“Lift Me Up” from the “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” soundtrack was launched Friday. The music is already a success together with her devoted fan base, often called Rihanna’s Navy.

The singer teased the discharge of the music on Wednesday. Inside an hour of her posting the 14-second teaser, there have been greater than 70,000 tweets generated about it, in keeping with Twitter.

The brand new music begins with Rihanna buzzing the melody earlier than she launches into the emotional lyrics.

“Lift me up/Hold me down/Keep me close/Safe and sound,” she sings. “Burning in a hopeless dream/Hold me when you go to sleep/Keep me in the warmth of your love when you depart/Keep me safe, safe and sound.”

Rihanna additionally debuted a shifting music video for the music on Friday, that includes scenes from the film.

The music was written by Rihanna, fellow artist Tems, Oscar winner Ludwig Göransson and “Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler as a tribute to the late “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman.

Boseman died in 2020 at age 43 following a non-public battle with colon most cancers.

There’s already loads of response to the music on social media, together with one one that threw in a hopeful prediction by tweeting, “just finished listening to rihanna’s future oscar winning song lift me up.”

“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From and Inspired By” might be launched on November 4 and the movie hits theaters every week later.