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Rihanna not only released her first song in six years, “Lift Me Up,” but she also followed her music video on Friday.

The clip shows Rihanna standing in front of a bonfire on the beach as the sun sets over the tranquil ocean. Interspersed between Rihanna performing the song, clips of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Each scene features one of the main characters looking solemn, beginning with Letitia Wright‘s Shuri at what appears to be a celebration of life. Another scene shows Angela Bassetteit is Queen Ramonda seated at her throne Danai Gurira’s Okoye cries, while the last preview is of Lupita Nyong’oNakia wears armor and looks at the ocean.

“Lift Me Up” is the first single from Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music by and inspired by soundtrack. The piece is also a tribute and a sending to Chadwick Boseman, who starred as T’Challa/Black Panther in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Boseman died in 2020 after a silent battle with colon cancer at age 43.

Rihanna wrote the track alongside a Nigerian artist TimeOscar-winning composer Ludwig Goransson and director Ryan Coogler.

Tems spoke of the track’s significance in a statement on Wednesday, “After speaking with Ryan and hearing his direction for the film and the song, I wanted to write something that portrays a warm embrace from all the people I’ve lost. in my life. I tried to imagine what it would be like if I could sing for them right now and express how much I miss them.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever opens Nov. 11 from Marvel Studios, which is owned by ABC News’ parent company Disney.

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