Katy Perry Dropped a New Song For the Rio Olympics & You Have to Hear It

Katy Perry has taken a break from trolling the Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris drama to get some real  business done. Late last night, the 31-year-old singer released a new song called “Rise,” the official anthem to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Needless to say, it’s f*cking awesome. Not that we suspect anything less from Katy Perry. We’re still rocking to “California Gurls” every summer.

“This is a song that’s been brewing inside me for years that has finally come to the surface,” she said. “I was inspired to finish it now, rather than save it for my next album, because now more than ever, there is a need for our world to unite.”

It’s the first music since Prism, which dropped in 2013 and it is EVERYTHING. Sadly it’s not on Spotify, but you can download the song on Apple Music here. Here’s a quick listen:

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In the meantime, check out her social for it below, and find out why Perry wrote the song to begin with.



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