What inspired Rihanna to write “Sledgehammer” for “Star Trek Beyond”?

In a new featurette, Rihanna proclaims her life-long love of Star Trek. Explaining the inspiration for her song “Sledgehammer” in the upcoming Star Trek Beyond (2016), Rihanna says her dad showed her Star Trek when she was a little girl and sparked a love affair with the series. Rihanna is the latest in a string of modern pop stars lending a contemporary feel to rebooted film properties.

Here is the full music video for Rihanna’s “Sledgehammer”: