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Rihanna Teases ‘American Oxygen’ for March Madness

Rihanna. Photo: Dave Kotinsky/Getty

Rihanna went on a semi-crazy preview binge Thursday with a few teases, the most recent of which included the musical backdrop for the NCAA’s March Madness. Dubbed “American Oxygen,” this song from her upcoming album was featured in a 30-second spot full of patriotism, basketball, and one of those crazy fans who makes your hair do acrobatics. The only thing that’s truly confusing is that oxygen is obviously nationality-fluid, but, hey, we’re still excited to see the whole shebang — which will be on TBS, CBS, TNT, and truTV all the time for the tournament.

Earlier in the day, Bad Girl RiRi previewed two snippets of a song called “Higher”:

RiRi Teases ‘American Oxygen’ for March Madness