Love is on the brain! RiRi and A$AP Rocky had denied their connection for years, but in 2021 he declared her “the love of my life.”
After months of speculation, the “Peso” singer revealed his relationship with Fenty Beauty founder Rihanna in a May interview with GQ. A month prior, a source told Us Weekly the two were seen “holding hands and laughing” in Los Angeles.
“It’s clear they’re a relationship and best friends,” the person continued. “They joke and laugh a lot. They enjoy intimate date nights and spending time together.”
Rihanna had just broken up with ex-boyfriend Hassan Jameel, whom she had been associated to since 2017.
“Rihanna and A$AP are hooking up,” Us Weekly said in February 2020. “They’ve always had chemistry and have fun.”
Fans first hoped for a romance when they performed together at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards and A$AP jumped on a remix of Rihanna’s “Cockiness (Love It).”
A few months later, in “Fashion Killa,” off his January 2013 album Long. Live, the New Yorker paid tribute to his pal. He was linked to model Chanel Iman in February. The former couple got engaged in April 2014 but broke up in October.
Meanwhile, Rihanna was dating Drake, whom she dated from 2009 to 2016. They worked together on numerous tracks, including “Work” from her 2016 album Anti and “Too Good” from his 2016 album Views, before calling it quits in October.
“She doesn’t want to be restrained,” a source said. “They’ll always be close,” a source said. “They may end up together, but not now.”
The Ocean’s 8 actor appears to be going strong with A$AP in 2021. “A$AP has been highly attracted Rihanna for years,” a source told Us in December 2020. “Over the summer, they finally connected. They’ve been together since.”
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The duo made their professional debut at the MTV Video Music Awards, when they performed a remix of Rihanna’s “Cockiness (Love It)” song.
Following the death of A$AP Rocky’s father, the Barbadian pop sensation expressed her condolences on Twitter. “My heartfelt sympathies bro,” she replied, adding the hashtag “#BajanBlood” to her message.
From March through May, the rapper was Rihanna’s opening act on her Diamonds world tour, and he returned for a few dates in October and November.
The rapper denied ever being in a romantic relationship with his colleague in an interview with NYC radio station Hot 97. He stated, “It never happened.” “It would have happened if it had happened. That was not the case…. That isn’t something I am looking forward to. I’m looking forward to continuing my friendship with all of these women.”
At Virgil Abloh’s debut presentation for Louis Vuitton, the two sat together in the front row.
The rapper attended the Diamond Ball for the fifth year in a row.
After nearly three years together, Rihanna and Jameel have broken up, according to Us. The “Pour It Up” singer was also seen with A$AP during a concert honouring his friend A$AP Yams, who died of a heroin overdose in 2015.
In an ad campaign for Rihanna’s Fenty Skin brand, A$AP Mob starred alongside Lil Nas X. “That’s right, baby…@fentyskin is for my fellas as well!” the beauty entrepreneur captioned a selfie of herself with the “F—kin’ Problems” singer on Instagram.
The pair spent Christmas on a luxury yacht in Rihanna’s home country of Barbados. They were pictured together earlier this month at NYC’s Beatrice Inn.
The “Needed Me” singer wore a pair of $1,860 sandals designed by A$AP Mob in conjunction with Amina Muaddi in an Instagram shot.
While shooting an undisclosed project in the Bronx, the twosome were photographed holding hands and hugging. The rapper sported an all-black attire and a baseball cap in the photos, while the singer wore a snakeskin bustier and a leather coat.
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky debuted as a pair at the Met Gala, wearing matching enormous jackets and all-black costumes.
Rihanna announced that she and the rapper are having their first child during a walk in New York City, putting an end to months of speculation. During their outing, the Fenty Beauty mogul flaunted her expanding baby bulge in a pink jacket that was unbuttoned to show off her big tummy.
“People don’t get out of the friend zone very easy with me,” Rihanna told Vogue in her May 2022 cover story. We know how much trouble we can get ourselves into because we know how much we know one other.”
Rihanna recounted their 2012 VMAs performance, “Onstage, he smacked me. That wasn’t in the practise! ‘What are you doing?!’ My manager said, “Oh, God, she must like this guy a little bit.” She never lets it go.'”
During the coronavirus pandemic, the couple’s cross-country car vacation turned serious. “He became my family,” she told the newspaper, recalling their trip to Barbados to see her family. “My mum has a keen sense of people. She observes, then moves gently. So I assume I am too. Some of the guys I dated she still won’t look at. But he captivated her right away.”