By Hemaja Burud
the opening track from Marvel's hugely successful follow-up "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever."
"The song was written by Tems, Ryan Coogler, Rihanna, and Ludwig Göransson as a homage to Chadwick Boseman's life and work.
It will be made available on Friday, October 28 in advance of the movie's Nov. 11 theatrical debut.
There isn't much information available about the style and sound of "Lift Me Up," despite Rihanna briefly teasing the song's melodic hum on social media."
In a statement, Tems stated, "I tried to picture how it would feel if I could sing to them now and tell them how much I miss them.
"Hearing Rihanna perform this song is a huge honour for me because she has been an inspiration to me.
Lift Me Up is being released by Rihanna's own Westbury Road label in collaboration with Roc Nation, Def Jam Recordings, and Hollywood Records.
On November 4, the remainder of the soundtrack for the film will be made accessible.
Boseman, who played King T'Challa in the original "Black Panther," died of colon cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.
"Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" is anticipated to be another box office success like the first film.