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Rihanna's surprise single a surprise, not actually a single

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When Rihanna Instagrammed the above photo with the caption “rihannaNOW.com #R8 #BBHMM #March26″ on Wednesday afternoon, the internet erupted with questions: Would her first album in three years release? What does that sidebar say? Is it a single? Will Twitter break under the weight of another musical surprise? Unfortunately, none turned out to be true.

Instead, listeners can hear a 10-second preview of her (still) upcoming single, “Bitch Better Have My Money,” if they download and sign-up for the lip-syncing app Dubsmash. Not sure about you, but with all the excitement of unannounced album drops this month, this felt like a letdown. 

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