Ciara ‘Rides’ with Ludacris on New Single

Ciara fans have reason to celebrate. After keeping a tight lid on her new music, the singer has revealed the first offering from her next album.

The lead single from the R&B star’s fourth effort is called “Ride” and features Ludacris, Jive Records confirms to Rap-Up.com. The Atlanta natives previously collaborated on “High Price” from last year’s Fantasy Ride and most recently on the remix to Luda’s “How Low.” The Tricky Stewart and Dream production will impact radio in the next few weeks.

Ciara’s as-yet-untitled LP, due this summer, was executive produced by the hitmaking duo. “I did the whole album; it’s amazing. If you like Tricky and Dream, you’ll definitely like this,” Tricky told Rap-Up.com earlier this year.

The disc marks a return to form for the “Goodies” singer, who has been recording in Los Angeles since last summer. “This record obviously is gonna have tempo to it, but I think it’s gonna have even more substance than the last record,” Tricky added. “She dances and we always want to bring out what she does that other people don’t.”

Among the tracks that may make the cut are “Gifted” and “Speechless” featuring The-Dream.