Our prayers have been answered. Rihanna will be returning to the music her arena for Super Bowl LVII.
On Sept. 25, Apple Music, the NFL and Roc Nation announced that Rihanna will take the stage at the Super Bowl Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVII on Sunday, February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. announced.
This announcement made me feel that many people around the world, including her mentee Jay-Z, began to admire her.
The Roc Nation founder praised Rihanna for what she has achieved in both business and entertainment in a statement during the breaking news.
“Rihanna was a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who exceeded expectations in every way. I made it for entertainment,” Jay-Z said in a press release.
Since first signing with Def Jam in 2005, Jay-Z has seen Rihanna blossom and set the industry standard.
Apparently, the rapper was so confident that Rihanna would become a promising artist in the industry at just 17, he made sure she signed a deal before leaving the Def Jam offices.
“When Rihanna first signed a record deal with Def Jam in 2005, she said that then-label president Jay-Z wouldn’t kick her out of the office until the 17-year-old signed on the dotted line. Said. Six months later, her debut album music of the sun hit the charts. Since then she has released all seven of her albums including her 2012 album. no apology— at Def Jam,” the outlet reported in 2014.
Prior to her last album under Def Jam, Rihanna had sold at least 100 million records by 2012 and sold over 60 million digital singles worldwide, reports BET. .
It was clear the world had its next global pop star. Rihanna then further cemented his position in the industry through his eighth studio album ANTI, released in 2016 on Jay-Z’s Roc Nation.
The album became Rihanna’s second No. 1 album and has been streamed over 15 billion times. report, Rihanna became the first black woman to spend 300 weeks on the Billboard 200.
This album is a clear winner among Navy as it has remained in the conversation since it first dropped.
Recent news may hint at the possibility of new music, but it doesn’t look like her business momentum will slow down anytime soon.
But can we blame her?
As AfroTech previously reported, Rihanna has risen to billionaire status thanks to ventures like Fenty Beauty, Savage Fenty, and most recently 2021’s Fenty Skin.