Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money” Arrives In Full: Listen

Rihanna Announces "Bitch Better Have My Money"
Rihanna's next R8 single is called "Bitch Better Have My Money". Check out the cover.

If you thought R8 was going to be a chilled-out, folk-leaning opus in the mold of star-studded lead single “FourFiveSeconds,” you thought wrong. The second taste of Rihanna’s long-overdue LP — what happened to her yearly release schedule? — is a grimy anthem that showcases her much-loved ratchet side. Produced by Deputy, “Bitch Better Have My Money” finds Rih sing/rapping about thug life.

“Bitch you give me your money!” she shouts over a minimal beat. “Who you think you frontin’ on?” It’s fairly repetitive from there, with a rare highlight coming towards the end of the song when she yells: “Turn up to Rihanna while the whole club fucking wasted!” Expect that to become a Twitter catchphrase sooner rather than later. Time will tell if “BBHMM” connects with fans, but it sounds forced and lacks the punch of her usual club-bangers. Listen to the (initially, at least) underwhelming track below.

Listen to “Bitch Better Have My Money”:

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