Rihanna Just Surprised Everyone With A New Song Preview: Listen To A Snippet

Bianca Gracie | November 25, 2014 2:42 pm

Hold on to your wigs, #RihannaNavy! Rihanna just pulled a fast (and highly unexpected) move on Instagram, choosing to switch out her usual sexy selfies for an actual song snippet! Yes, this is NOT a drill!

The brief preview only lasts for a few seconds, but it is just enough of a tease to hold us over for what’s to come from the Bajan songstress. It features a looping and ominous hook (“Ain’t none of this shit promised/Ain’t none of this promised) over a wobbly, alt-R&B production. No words when #R8, the nickname for Rihanna’s eighth LP, will be released — but let’s just hope it’ll be a Christmas treat.

Take a listen after the jump!

UPDATE #1: The navy found a tweet from hitmaker Mike WiLL Made-It back in May, where he posted the song’s lyrics. It may be possible the “Pour It Up” producer also worked on this song!

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UPDATE #2: Mike WiLL Made It posted the same snippet from last year on Twitter today (July 20), promising — how ironic — that the track is on it’s way. When exactly? That date is still a mystery!

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