Rihanna Praises Donald Glover For 'Guava Island': 'You Are a True Gem to the Culture'

Donald Glover premiered Guava Island, featuring Rihanna, during Coachella over the weekend, and the film later became available on Amazon Prime. Due to the wave of positive response, RiRi took to Instagram on Wednesday (April 17) to thank both Glover and everyone who watched the film.   

"wow! the response to #GuavaIsland has been quite overwhelming," she wrote. "So happy you guys felt the beauty in this film!"

"@childishgambino you are a true gem to the culture. I’m so proud of you and the work you put into making this film. I felt how close this was to you and your entire team!" she continued. "Thank you for trusting me with this role! It was the greatest experience being in Cuba, phones off, present with life and art! It was humbling!"

Along with the kind words, the songstress also shared a short clip from the film, in which Glover serenades her with a cute song and dance on the beach. "Be my Valentine in the summer/You are my only one/Just dancing having fun/I’m in the shining sun of the summer," he sings as she jokingly scrunches her nose at him.

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