"I’m going to be in the studio. I’m so excited actually," she explained. "I can’t say who I’m working with, but it’s somebody I’ve been wanting to work with for a long time." Then she caved. "Okay, I’ll tell you. It's Pharrell."
This won't be the first time she has worked with Pharrell, though. As fans may recall, the Barbadian singer collaborated with his band N.E.R.D on "Lemon."
Rihanna's surprise announcement arrives soon after explaining how she deals with fans who keep taunting her about new music. Head over here for more on what to expect from Rihanna's long-anticipated album, R9.