. “The second that I announced this, I said, ‘Oh, my God, they’re going to think my album is coming. I need to get to work.'”
“Lift Me Up” has “elements from [Ludwig Göransson’s] time in Senegal, several years ago, it has elements from — obviously I recorded here in the states, recorded in the U.K., also recorded in Mexico,” Ryan Coolger told Entertainment Tonight.
“And then Tems and I and Ludwig sat down in Nigeria, and put some real work in on it, a few months back.” Ryan also said he was “forever grateful” to Rihanna for joining the soundtrack.