Talk That Talk is the sixth studio album by Barbadian recording artist Rihanna. It was released on November 18, 2011, by Def Jam Recordings and SRP Records. In 2011, Rihanna decided to re-release her previous studio album Loud (2010), however she revealed that the idea had been scrapped and she would instead release her sixth studio album. The album was recorded between February and November 2011, predominantly during Rihanna’s Loud Tour. As executive producer, Rihanna enlisted a wide range of producers including Alex da Kid, Mr. Bangladesh, Calvin Harris, Chase & Status, Cirkut, Da Internz, Dr. Luke, Ester Dean, Gareth McGrillen, Hit-Boy, No I.D., Priscilla Renea, Rob Swire, StarGate, The-Dream. Musically, Talk That Talk follows in the same vein as Loud. Talk That Talk is a dance-oriented pop/R&B crossover album that incorporates elements of hip hop, dubstep, electronic and house music. The album also continues to have subtle dancehall genres, whilst “Talk That Talk”‘s lyrical content and themes revolve around a nihilist romantic and lascivious lover.