Because She’s Now The Richest Female Musician, Rihanna Has Apparently Rented A Whole Island In Essex To Record New Music

Osea Island costs £20,000 to rent per day

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by Bonnie McLaren |
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Rihannahas just been named the richest female musician in the world - so she could definitely chose to record her new album wherever she wants. But, according to The Mirror, the singer is renting a studio - complete with a gym, cinema and pool - on the Osea Island in Essex, which is owned by music producer Nigel Frieda. It comes after RiRi casually revealed in an interview that she moved to London earlier this year (yes, after fans spotted that Sainsbury’s bag in her Instagram story.)

A source told the newspaper, ‘Rihanna has invited family to spend time with her while she works. She's had a few stints in the studio since her last album, but she's been really focused on her makeup, clothing and lingerie lines. But since she moved to London, she has had friends and family staying with her so she can work at her own pace, surrounded by the people she loves.' The paper reports that the island costs £20,000 to rent per day.

Rihanna has previously spoken about how much she loves living in London, saying she's obsessed with 'a cute little Jamaican market' near where she is. ‘The world can really make you believe that the wrong things are priority, and it makes you really miss the core of life, what it means to be alive,' she told The New York Times. 'It could literally be walking outside in the sun. That makes me happy. Like going to the grocery store — you know, there’s a cute little Jamaican market near where I live right now.’

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