According to media reports, Rihanna took the initiative to follow Taeyang first. This came as exciting news to many, since it provided evidence that K-Pop had now reached unprecedented heights to be able to hook mega global pop stars like Rihanna. While Skrillex, Diplo, G-Dragon and CL are rumored to be working on a collaboration together- a K-Pop fan can only dream about a possible collaboration between Taeyang and Rihanna. It is assumed that Rihanna decided only recently to follow Taeyang after he made his solo comeback with “Ringa Linga.”
On his comeback track, “Ringa Linga” – Taeyang recruited the assistance of Parris Goebel, leader and founder of the ReQuest Dance Crew, who gave Taeyang high marks for his dancing skills. She also promoted the music video on her social networking signs as a show of support.