Fans Wonder If Rihanna’s New Look Means We’re Getting New Music

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Just in case everyone was getting a little too comfortable with the current version of Rihanna, the always unpredictable music superstar had a surprise for her fans. On Thursday, she debuted new waist-length blonde hair that has the internet talking.

It’s not unheard of for women to make major changes to their look after having a baby. She was a chameleon who frequently changed her look before she became a mom, there’s no reason to expect anything different from her now. Since bursting on the scene with “Pon de Replay,” we’ve seen RiRi rock hair of every length and color—looking gorgeous in all of them—so her going blonde isn’t exactly crazy. However, having two kids back-to-back made any changes impossible, as women are advised not to color their hair during pregnancy.

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In response to everyone going wild over her new look, one fan was looking for a different type of debut, asking on X, “Can she debut new music next?”

Another person wondered if the change meant something else was on the horizon, posting on X, “Woah she looks so good! Wait… what if she’s preparing a new album to go with the new hair?”

That last question may be wishful thinking from a fan, but is it that far out of the realm of possibility? There have been a lot of rumors swirling about the Grammy winner making a music comeback in 2024. Her breathtaking Super Bowl Halftime Show certainly showed us that she’s still got the special Rihanna star quality. And if she were about to reclaim her throne in the music world, what better way to kick off the roll out than by debuting a shocking new look?

Whatever her reasons, Rihanna is still thee consummate trendsetter, so how many people will we see suddenly rocking blonde hair at all the upcoming holiday parties?

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