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Rihanna To Release STAR TREK BEYOND Single “Sledgehammer”

Rihanna To Release STAR TREK BEYOND Single "Sledgehammer"

Rihanna is set to release a new single that will be included on the STAR TREK BEYOND soundtrack, titled “Sledgehammer”.

Scroll down to check out the cover art for the single below.

First spotted in a banner in the US iTunes store, by Pop Crave, the 28-year-old pop superstar’s new single will be heard in the next Star Trek film hitting theaters nationwide on Jul 22.

The song, which isn’t currently available on iTunes, was recorded in 2014, according to Gaga Daily.

Rihanna's "Sledgehammer" single  from Star Trek Beyond

Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer” single from Star Trek Beyond

This news only adds to Rihanna’s Star Trek cred, as last month, we first reported that she collaborated with Dior to create sunglasses inspired by LeVar Burton’s TNG character Geordi La Forge.

Rihanna was also included, amongst several other celebrities, in a video montage during the Star Trek Beyond fan event at Paramount a few weeks ago, discussing what Star Trek means to her (at the 0:39 mark).


Directed by Justin Lin, written by Simon Pegg, Doug Jung, Roberto Orci, John D. Payne and Patrick McCay, Star Trek Beyond stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Simon Pegg, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Idris Elba and Sofia Boutella. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on July 22 after premiering during San Diego Comic-Con on July 20.

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  1. Trent

    June 27, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    After the sudden and tragic death of Anton Yelchin

    Where he was pinned between his car and a wall

    they didn’t think did they ?
    They didn’t listen to the song ?

    The lyrics?

    I hit a wall

    I’m bracing for the pain and I am letting go

    lying on the floor cold and lifeless

    NOT APPROPIATE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    just Bad taste

    Especially when they are going to put a dedication to him on the film

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