Director talks about creating another world for Sledghammer video

V MAGAZINE: At 10am this morning, Rihanna released the music video for her new song “Sledgehammer” (watch above). A co-write with Sia, the track is the lead single from the soundtrack to Star Trek Beyond, out this Summer. Shot by legendary director and photographer Floria Sigismondi (who has created clips for the likes of David Bowie, Fionna Apple, P!nk, The White Stripes, […]

‘Sledgehammer’ video director explains Rihanna’s space witch character

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Floria Sigismondi has directed music videos for some of today’s biggest pop stars: Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Christina Aguilera. But she’s never shot a video like the one she directed for Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer,” from the movie Star Trek Beyond. The clip marks the first time a music video has been shot entirely in IMAX. (Adele’s […]

Sledgehammer director obsessed with Rihanna’s hands

VANITY FAIR: Rihanna’s latest musical offering—the single “Sledgehammer,” from the soundtrack to the upcoming Star Trek Beyond—was released on Monday, and, days later, we have been gifted with a striking, visually arresting music video for the track, which features Rihanna (dressed in a red robe, and adorned with face markings) in an intergalactic setting, controlling the […]

NEW SONG: Sledgehammer

Here it is! The brand new Rihanna song premiered just minutes ago and now you are able to listen to via Tidal and Spotify. Sledgehammer comes from Star Trek: Beyond soundtrack. The song premiered on various radio stations and will be played very often throughout the day. We are so loving it! Oscars, here we come! BUY […]

Sledgehammer to be released tomorrow!

Rihanna took her Instagram to tease her fans once again. She posted a Star Trek video with the caption: Got something for y’all tomorrow. We can all assume it means we get to listen to Sledgehammer tomorrow. Some sources claim the song will premiere at 5 a.m PST (8 a.m EST). We first learned about Sledgehammer being […]

Rihanna to be featured on Star Trek: Beyond soundtrack

2016 has been so good for the Navy. Rihanna released her highly anticipated eight studio album and collaborations such as This Is What You Came For or Nothing’s Promised. Today we got even more exciting news! She is going to be featured on Star Trek: Beyond soundtrack. The song Sledgehammer already got its banner on […]