Rihanna the Bajan Goontress just pulled a Bey and dropped a single out of the blue. It is titled “Bitch Better Have My Money” and it is clearly singing the freedom song for freelancers everywhere. She’s strumming our pain with her fingers and singing our lives with her words.
YOU KNOW HOW MUCH WE SUFFER TO GET THESE INVOICES PAID??? Remember the time I had to stage a sit-in at a company who was almost 2 months late overdue on an invoice? Shit. These Net45 terms ain’t loyal and will have you eating ramen noodles and kale (shudder) because you’re broke.
I’m here for you, Ri-ri. HERE, I say! Yes, the lyrics are simple and hella repetitive but the beat drops and you get the point across. I will be doing a shoulder lean (sharrap) or two to this. And whenever one of my invoices is late being paid, I’ma just send them a voice note that’s just this song so they know how I’m feeling. Come up off them coins because the struggle outchea is real!
I wanna hang out with Rihanna one day because her love of all things foolish is admirable and I think we’d have a blast. And she gives so few dambs that she made the cover of this album a pic of her rocking black tape on her face. NO DAMBS TO GIVE.
“Bitch better have my money. Pay me what you owe me.” Amen.
Note: I’m not a music blogger. I just happen to write about music-related foolery from time-to-time. This is basically notice for those who pitch me coverage for their artists (it happens several times a week). I’m not the right person. Check out SoulBounce if you need that.