Santa Barbara: Rihanna is reportedly getting ready to work on her eighth release. The Barbadian pop star is said to be working on her eighth release, nine years after storming the charts with her debut record, Music of the Sun. And according to UK newspaper The Sun, she’s intent on making sure her next offering is packed with catchy lyrics, and plans to put up her closest pals in music publishing in London for 10 days to focus on the project. The group will reportedly stay in the city from July 10-20 to work on the record, tentatively planned for release later this year.–BFT