26 JULY 2019: Isn’t that the question? Overwhelming heat waves, melting glaciers, out of control fires, floods, political elections, resignations, unease, anger, fear. With everything that is happening in the world today whether political or environmental or technological or just nonsensical - one can sometimes only look around and wonder ‘What Now?’

So, here’s Rihanna asking the same question, but so much more eloquently than we can.

Lyrics

What Now

I been ignoring this big lump in my throat
I shouldn't be crying, tears were for the weak
The days I'm stronger, know what, so I say
That's something missing
Whatever it is, it feels like it's laughing at me through the glass of a two-sided mirror
Whatever it is, it's just sitting there laughing at me
And I just wanna scream
What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out
What now? Ohhhh what now?
I found the one he changed my life
But was it me that changed
And he just happened to come at the right time
I'm supposed to be in love
But I'm not mugging
Whatever it is, it feels like it's laughing at me through the glass of a two-sided mirror
Whatever it is, it's just sitting there laughing at me
And I just wanna scream
What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out
What now? Please tell me
What now?
There's no one to call cause I'm just playing games with them all
The more I swear I'm happy, the more that I'm feeling alone
'Cause I spent every hour just going through the motions
I cant even get the emotions to come out
Dry as a bone, but I just wanna shout
What now? I just can't figure it out
What now? I guess I'll just wait it out
What now? Somebody tell me
What now?
I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why
I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why
I don't know where to go
I don't know what to feel
I don't know how to cry
I don't know ow ow why
So what now?

Songwriters: Olivia Waithe / Robyn Fenty / Parker Ighile / Nathan Cassells / Ifeoluwa Oladigbolu / Michael Antoniou

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