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

Mike Wass | March 26, 2015 9:31 am
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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