New Music Friday: Rihanna, SZA, Lil Crank and More!


It’s Friday, so it’s time to update your playlists and vibe to this week’s new releases! Rihanna returns to music with her new single “Lift Me Up”, a tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman. SZA also released her long-awaited single, “Shirt”. Lil Crank, Chloe, and Ashanti are a few more artists who have also released new heat just in time for the weekend. Check out who else dropped this week!

Rihanna- Lift Me Up (Wakanda Forever single) 

Release Date: October 28 2022
Written By: Rihanna, Tems, Ludwig Göransson, Ryan Coogler & Priscilla Renea
Produced By: Ludwig Göransson
Label: Roc Nation & Westbury Road

SZA – Shirt (single) 

Release Date: October 28, 2022
Written By: SZA, Rodney Jerkins & Freaky Rob
Produced By: Rodney Jerkins & Freaky Rob
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment & RCA Records

Lil Crank – Welcome to Crankville (album) 

Release Date: October 28, 2022
Featuring: Hunxho
Written By: Lil Crank
Produced By: Mellow, TKay Beats, Chaos, Jay Fooley Beatz, Staxx, Cartier Fly, Trap N London
Label: Since 8019

Chloe feat. Latto  – For The Night (single) 

Release Date: October 28, 2022
Written By: Omer Fedi, London on da Track, Nija, Chlöe, Latto, Boobie, Peter Lee Johnson, Slimwav, Tonedeaf & Quintin “Q” Gulledge
Produced By: London on da Track, Boobie & Omer Fedi
Label: Parkwood Entertainment, Columbia Records & Sony Music Entertainment

Ashanti – Falling For You (single) 

Release Date: October 28, 2022
Written By: Ashanti & BLEU
Produced By: BLEU
Label: Written Entertainment