August 30, 2016  

Rihanna Influenced by 'Love the Way You Lie' in Her New Album

August 18, 2010 (9:58 am) GMT
According to Alex da Kid, people at Rihanna's label have asked him to make another hit single like 'Love the Way You Lie' for her.

Bosses at Island Def Jam want "Love the Way You Lie" producer Alex da Kid to create another hit single for . The request came hot on the heels of the success of the track which features the Barbadian songstress.

"We worked together about a year before 'Love the Way You Lie' in London, and obviously that song has helped the people around her and her label say, 'Oh, that's a big hit, we want another one'," the producer said. "You know how the music industry is."

Alex additionally explained that RiRi's new sound is a combination of her past work, saying it still got an edge despite being commercial. "I'd say it's like a mixture of her two sides. It's commercial, but at the same time it's got an edge to it - it has substance," he stated.

Alex da Kid is one of today's in-demand producers. Beside working with Rihanna, he is also helping making her new record and already made a lot of smash hits such as 's "Airplanes" which features and the Slim Shady.

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