Rihanna “Sledgehammer” Music Video
Rihanna’s music video for the new Star Trek song “Sledgehammer” premiered on Thursday. Watch below!
Rihanna first teased “Sledgehammer” on Sunday, revealing she had recorded a song for the soundtrack to the upcoming Star Trek: Beyond film. On Monday, the final trailer for the movie premiered featuring the new single as the main music. Then on Wednesday, Rihanna announced the official music video was on its way.
“#SLEDGEHAMMERVIDEO tomorrow! 1st ever #IMAX music video debut at 9AM EST then watch @TIDALHiFi & @VEVO at 10AM EST, the singer tweeted. She included a 30-second teaser of the clip, which showed the star on what appeared to be a foreign planet. Rihanna also told fans on Instagram, “Can’t wait for you to see this Navy!”
This is Rihanna’s fifth music video this year, and we’re only halfway through 2016. She previously released clips for “Work” with Drake, “Kiss It Better,” “Needed Me,” and “This Is What You Came For” with Calvin Harris. Those first three are all from Rihanna’s album, Anti.
The star is currently in the midst of the European leg of her “Anti World Tour.” She performed in England on Wednesday, and will next head to Norway for a concert on Saturday. No word yet if Rihanna will be taking time out to attend the Star Trek: Beyond world premiere next month. Check out the “Sledgehammer” music video below!