Rihanna is returning to her native Caribbean roots for her next album release.
In her new interview with Vogue, the pop star revealed that she’s working on her first full reggae album, which will include songs influenced by Reggae legend Bob Marley and Jamaican producer Supa Dups.
Rihanna also revealed that her favorite Reggae artist of all time is indeed Bob; and listed her “tourist-like” favorites like.
“I’m gonna sound like a real tourist when I tell you my top Bob songs; ‘Three Little Birds,’ ‘No Woman, No Cry,’ and ‘Redemption Song,” she told writer Chioma Nnandi.
This news probably isn’t too shocking considering Rihanna’s past music.
Originally hailing from Barbados, her songs have always carried with them a major island influence, and her recent smash singles, “Work” and “One Dance,” can both find their origins directly in Dancehall and Reggaeton music.
Elsewhere in the interview Rihanna talks about her long-lost relationship with Drake, plus her Fenty empire and her favorite reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump.