Episode one of a new podcast: Pop Culture With Chanté Joseph – Rihanna is back … what makes her such an icon? | Life and style

We’re delighted to bring you the first episode of our new series, Pop Culture With Chanté Joseph.

Rihanna fans have been waiting for this moment for six years. The singer has released Lift Me Up, a single from the soundtrack to Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. It’s her first release since she launched her Fenty Beauty empire, became a billionaire and a mother. As she storms back into our lives, we ask: what makes Rihanna such an icon?

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This is the first episode of Pop Culture With Chanté Joseph, a 10-part series from Guardian Podcasts. Listen to a new episode every Thursday here.

Afua Hirsch – Writer and broadcaster
Shaad D’Souza – Acting deputy music editor, the Guardian
Jay Rivera – Rihanna fan

Rihanna – Pon De Replay (2005, Def Jam Recordings)
Rihanna – Umbrella (2007, Def Jam Recordings)
Rihanna ft Calvin Harris – We Found Love (2011, Def Jam Recordings)
Rihanna – James Joint (2016, Roc Nation)
Rihanna ft Drake – Work (2016, Roc Nation)
Era Istrefi – Bonbon (2016, Ultra Records)
Rihanna – Kiss It Better (2016, Roc Nation)

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