Rihanna Calls 'Guava Island' Co-Star Donald Glover A "True Gem To The Culture"

The Roc Nation songstress praises Childish Gambino.

(AllHipHop News) Donald Glover's latest artistic creation, Guava Island, debuted last week on Amazon Prime. Additionally, the Coachella Festival YouTube channel streamed the film on April 13.

Guava Island stars Glover and R&B/Pop superstar Rihanna as the lead characters. Following the movie's release, RiRi took to Instagram to show love to the Emmy-winning actor also known as the Grammy-winning musician Childish Gambino.

She wrote:

wow! the response to #GuavaIsland has been quite overwhelming. So happy you guys felt the beauty in this film! @childishgambino you are a true gem to the culture. I’m so proud of you and the work you put into making this film. I felt how close this was to you and your entire team! Thank you for trusting me with this role! It was the greatest experience being in Cuba, phones off, present with life and art! It was humbling! I loved watching every second of it! Go to @amazonprimevideo to watch if you haven’t already! #GuavaIsland

Letitia Wright (Black Panther) and Nonso Anozie (Game of Thrones) were also part of the Guava Island cast. The "tropical thriller" was directed by Hiro Murai ("This Is America") and written by Donald Glover's brother Stephen Glover (Atlanta).