Love every minute! Rihanna gave rare glimpses of how she and ASAP Rocky settle into motherhood after the birth of their son.
The Grammy-winning New Yorker revealed in a January 2022 maternity photo shoot that they were expecting a baby soon. “They are both very excited,” the source said exclusively. Us weekly couples who first met in 2020. “Rihanna will be a wonderful mother.”
According to an insider, the Savage x Fenty founder “hosted” her glow during her pregnancy. “(She) thinks it’s a beautiful thing. She is taking care of herself and her growing child,” a source told us. “ASAP caters to all her needs, definitely treating her like a princess.”
A few months later, Rihanna shed some light on the moment she told her partner about their big milestone. “I wouldn’t say that (we) planned (to start a family),” she recalled in her May 2022 interview. Fashion cover story. “But I certainly don’t mind. I don’t know when I ovulate or anything like that. We just had fun. And then it was just a test.”
The “Love on the Brain” artist said she “wasted no time” informing Rocky that he was going to be a father, before admitting that she “always thought” she would get married when she had kids. “Who the hell said it had to be like this?” she continued. “Of course I won’t let that stop me from being a mom. They will teach me more than I can ever teach them. And I want them to go for it. I want to see who they are in the world, who they become. Because I’m only here to keep them on the tracks – as much a passenger as a driver.”
Us in May 2022, it was confirmed that the native of Barbados had given birth. “Rihanna and ASAP only shared the baby’s name with close family members,” the source said. Us later that month. “They keep it under wraps until they’re ready to share it with the world.”
The musicians didn’t rule out baby #2 after meeting “their little love ball,” the insider added. “Of course they want a big family. Rihanna loved being pregnant and fully embraced her pregnant body.”
After becoming parents, Rihanna and the rapper kept their newborn out of the spotlight – and quickly returned to their busy schedules. Along with planning her Savage x Fenty Vol. 4, the “Disturbia” singer earned the coveted halftime gig of the 2023 Super Bowl.
“If I’m going to leave my child, I’m going to leave him for something special,” she told The Associated Press of the November 2022 opportunity. “For me, it was now or never.”
Shortly after performing at a sporting event, Rihanna confirmed her second pregnancy.
In May 2023, it was revealed that the couple had named their first child RZA Athleston Mayers, apparently after the Wu-Tang Clan rapper of the same name.
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