(AllHipHop News) When you are the most successful artist on the Billboard charts in the past four years, you need to innovate. Rihanna will attempt this as her upcoming release will be a concept album based on an animated film she is starring in.
The film, Home, is sci-fi animated film from DreamWorks based on Adam Rex’s 2007 children’s book The True Meaning of Smekday. In a conference call on Tuesday (February 25th), DreamWorksAnimation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg announced Rihanna’s new album will be based on the movie about an alien invasion and a love connection between Tucci(Rihanna) and an alien:
In addition to her starring role, Rihanna will record the score for the movie and release an original concept album with songs from the film
The film will also star Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin. This will be Rihanna’s first acting role since her appearance in This Is The End in 2013 and will mark her debut as a voice actor for an animated character. This album will also mark her fifth consecutive album release since 2009.
There is no release date set for the film.