Rihanna & A$AP Rocky Collaborate On Album Song Selection

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are actively involved in each other’s upcoming albums, collaborating as unofficial A&Rs to select standout tracks for their respective projects. Rihanna shared insights during the launch of her FENTY x Puma Creeper Phatty Earth Tone sneaker, revealing her excitement about her ninth album and the creative process with Rocky.

Regarding her album, Rihanna hinted at potentially collaborating with her children, RZA and Riot, while emphasizing the challenge of deciding which tracks to use. She mentioned her collaboration with Rocky, acknowledging the quality of their work together and the task of allocation between their projects.

When asked about visual elements for her album, Rihanna remained secretive to avoid spoiling surprises, expressing a desire to keep details under wraps.

In recent interviews, Rihanna has discussed her creative approach for the new album, focusing on visual concepts leading the musical direction, which marks a departure from her usual process of starting with music. She hinted at an unconventional and eclectic mix of ideas, emphasizing the importance of letting visual concepts guide her songwriting.

Meanwhile, A$AP Rocky has been teasing his own album, tentatively titled Don’t Be Dumb, suggesting it will surpass his previous efforts. He has released potential singles like “Same Problems?” and “Riot (Rowdy Pipe’n),” generating anticipation for the album’s eventual release.

Rocky remains deliberate in keeping expectations open for his project, aiming for listeners to experience it organically without preconceived notions. Much like Rihanna’s album, details about the album’s release date remain undisclosed, heightening curiosity among fans eager for new music from both artists.