Rihanna Says New Single “Diamond” Is Happy And Hippie [Video]

Rihanna has her fans anxiously waiting to hear her new single “Diamond,” the first track off her upcoming album, due in November.

According Rihanna, the new single will make its debut on Wednesday of this week at 8 a.m. EST on Z100’s “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show,” as well as, other Clear Channel radio stations across the U.S.

After her set at last weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas, Rihanna shed some more light on the new single, calling it “Hippie.”

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“You’re not sad or dancing. You’re happy and hippie. It’s laid-back, but it’s hopeful,” said told Elvis Durant. “It gives me such a great feeling when I listen to it. The lyrics are very hopeful and positive, but it’s about love and the gears are a little different from what people would expect. I’m excited to surprise them sonically.”

Rihanna 7th studio album hit store shelves in November. She is also gearing up for her Diamond World Tour which kicks off in March of 2013 in North America.