Rihanna, Jay Z’s ‘Talk’ Climbs UK R&B Singles Chart

While “Birthday Cake” continues to soar on the U.S. Billboard R&B/Hip Hop songs tally, Rihanna has a completely different hit growing in the UK.

“Talk That Talk,” the title track from her hit 2011 effort, is moving swiftly on the UK R&B Singles Top 40 chart.

Reaching no.9 in its 18th week on the chart Sunday, the song is up two slots from last week (no.11).

“Talk That Talk” is Rihanna’s second hit single with a feature from Jay-Z following “Umbrella.” She was also featured on his single “Run This Town.”

In related UK chart news, Labrinth’s single “Last Time” has debuted at no.1 on the R&B Singles Top 40 chart. Labrinth recently worked with Usher for what might turn out to be a record on Usher’s forthcoming album.