June 6, 2023

Rihanna took the world abruptly throughout her 2023 Tremendous Bowl half-time efficiency when she revealed that she and her associate A$AP Rocky have been anticipating their second baby. After the pair welcomed their first baby in Might 2022, the Oceans 8 star’s reveal went down in historical past as yet one more web breaking celeb child announcement.

So, as followers of their droves proceed to fall for the rapper and the ‘We Discovered Love’ star’s household life, be part of HELLO! as we have a look at the story behind their relationship – from once they first met to all the most recent updates on their second child.

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The couple attend the 2023 Met Gala

How did Rihanna meet A$AP Rocky?

It’s unknown precisely when the ‘Umbrella’ star and rapper first met. Nonetheless, seeing because the duo collaborated on a remix of Rihanna’s track ‘Cockiness (Love It)’, we will assume it was round then that they grew to become mates.

MORE: Who has A$AP Rocky dated? Exploring Rihanna’s boyfriend’s courting historical past 

ASAP Rocky and Rihanna performing at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, they are embracing and smiling at each other© Getty Pictures
A$AP Rocky and Rihanna performing on the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards

A$AP was requested to contribute a verse for the re-recording, and later he appeared on stage with the Fenty magnificence proprietor on the MTV VMAs with a purpose to carry out the track. Many famous the 2 had nice chemistry that night, but it surely was years earlier than they have been linked collectively as something greater than mates.

In 2013, the rapper carried out as a gap act for Rihanna’s world tour, after which later Rihanna starred within the music video for his monitor ‘Style Killa’ – through which they portrayed a pair. Nonetheless, details about when the pair began courting is difficult to come back by. In 2018 the couple appeared at a number of occasions collectively, together with Paris Style Week. Then in 2019, the 2 once more appeared as a pair for the British Style Awards.

Rihanna and Asap Rocky sat with others at a fashion show© Getty Pictures
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky at Paris Style week in 2018

By now, the musical pair had efficiently courted numerous consideration, and hypothesis about whether or not or not they have been an merchandise started to develop. Whereas it turned out Rihanna was courting billionaire Hassan Jameel round this time, they cut up in early 2020. By November, Individuals had confirmed that the 35-year-old was now finally in a relationship together with her long-time buddy Rakim Mayers (A$AP).

Are Rihanna and A$AP Rocky engaged?

No, so far as we all know, the A-list couple should not engaged. Regardless of their shut relationship plus a music video which appeared to trace a marriage was on the playing cards for the couple, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky appear to be content material remaining as simply boyfriend and girlfriend in the meanwhile.

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky attending The Style Awards 2019 earlier than they have been courting

Through the starting of their courtship in 2020, neither Rihanna nor A$AP went public with their romance on social media. Although they have been seen out and about on dates and even on vacation in Rihanna’s birthplace Barbados on the finish of the 12 months, it was solely in mid-2021 that the couple formally confirmed that they have been an merchandise.

Throughout an interview with GQ in Might 2021, A$AP fortunately opened up about his relationship with the ‘Work’ singer. Referring to her as “the love of my life” and his “woman”, he additionally stated: “She’s the One” elaborating: “I believe when you understand, you understand.” In September 2021, Rihanna and her beau made their pink carpet debut on the Met Gala following round a 12 months and a half of courting.

How lengthy have A$AP Rocky and Rihanna been collectively?

Rihanna and the ‘L$D’ singer have been courting for round three years – however as a result of we do not know precisely when the couple started courting, we additionally do not know precisely once they rejoice their anniversary both. Since their Met Gala pink carpet debut, the couple have made a number of extra appearances in public collectively.

SEE: Who’re Rihanna’s boyfriend and son? Her household life revealed 

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The musical pair attend an occasion celebrating Rihanna’s Fenty magnificence model

In January and February 2022, the singers loved attending two of Rihanna’s model Fenty‘s occasions – the primary a Fenty Magnificence Universe celebration in LA, the second a Savage x Fenty retailer opening (additionally in LA). Nonetheless, 2022 additionally introduced some strife for the pair when the rapper was arrested for a possible assault with a lethal weapon in April. Rocky was later charged with the alleged taking pictures, however the case stays underneath investigation in keeping with the LAPD web site.

Rihanna and ASAP Rocky smiling at the 2021 Met Gala© Getty Pictures
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky on the 2021 Met Gala

In October 2022, the couple walked the pink carpet of the Black Panther: Wakanda Without end premiere. Then, a month later, they loved an evening out collectively on the Golden Globes Awards. In Might 2023, they returned to the Met Gala occasion for one more look as a cherished up couple. Later that month, the couple made headlines after A$AP reprimanded a crowd which have been watching him carry out at a membership in Tokyo. The rapper informed revelers to “act like gents,” including “I received my woman right here.”

Does A$AP Rocky have children with Rihanna?

Sure, ASAP and Rihanna at the moment have one baby – a son named RZA. The A-list musician pair revealed that Rihanna was anticipating in January 2022, and welcomed their first baby in Might 2022. Talking after RZA’s start, A$AP informed Dazed journal: “I hope to lift open-minded youngsters. Not individuals who discriminate. And I’m not making an attempt to explain a saint, however realistically, I simply need a cool baby with cool mother and father.”

ASAP stood with Rihanna, he is holding his son in his arms, they are all wearing sunglasses© ASAP Rocky on Instagram
The household of three rejoice RZA’s first birthday

He additionally stated: “I’ll all the time remind my youngsters to by no means lose their creativeness, whilst adults, it doesn’t matter what. I really love to observe cartoons – I’ve watched like, Teletubbies, Blue’s Clues, Yo Gabba Gabba, Peppa Pig and Child Shark.” Rihanna and A$AP did not reveal their kid’s title till his first birthday in Might 2023. “‘WU TANG IZ 4 DA CHUREN,’ HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY TO MY 1st BORN, RZA,” the rapper wrote on Instagram.

ASAP, Rihanna and their baby son RZA smiling in a candid mirror selfie© ASAP Rocky on Instagram
Rihanna and A$AP are delighted to be mother and father

The couple clearly love being mother and father, and following Rihanna’s superb child bump reveal on the 2023 Tremendous Bowl, we now all know one other baby is quickly on the best way for the cool duo. Following her efficiency on February 12, the couple appeared on the duvet of British Vogue’s March 2023. Of their interview, Rihanna opened up about her love for the Testing album artist and their life collectively as new mother and father.

WATCH: The lovable second A$AP Rocky reacts to Rihanna’s Tremendous Bowl child reveal

“We’re finest mates with a child,” the ‘What’s My Title’ singer stated. She then continued by referring again to how lengthy the 2 have recognized one another for: “We’ve got to be on the identical web page, however we have all the time type of had that in our relationship. All the pieces modifications when you have got a child however I would not say it is accomplished something however made us nearer.”

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