WATCH: Rihanna Releases New Music Video For ‘American Oxygen’
The song’s meaning revolves around working hard to chase the American dream, and the video definitely pays homage to that, featuring footage from major turning points in American history.
From President Barack Obama’s inauguration to the moon landing, the March on Washington and even 9/11, Rih’s new video is filled with images and video clips that create an emotionally jarring message.
The single is slated to appear on Rihanna’s upcoming album R8, which we are all still anxiously awaiting as she continues to drop new singles.
Update 4/16/15: The video is now on VEVO. Watch above.