Rihanna, the 33-year-old ‘Diamonds’ singer is pregnant with A$AP Rocky’s child. The couple was photographed over the weekend in New York City, with Rihanna showing off her baby bump in a long pink jacket. The sensational singer also put on a gold cross with jewels. Her outerwear was unbuttoned, to show off the belly bump.
In 2020, People confirmed that the two were dating. However, A$AP Rocky and Rihanna have known each other for years. They’ve been friends with A$AP Rocky even opening for the ‘Umbrella’ singer during her Diamonds World Tour in 2013.
Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, has always been gushing about Rihanna. In an interview with GQ in May 2021, he called her the love of his life. Rocky always referred to Rihanna as his lady and said that their relationship was different from any that he’d ever had before.
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He said, “So much better when you got the one. … She amounts to probably, like, a million of the other ones”, continuing, “I think when you know, you know. She’s the one”.
In the pictures, Rocky can be seen kissing Rihanna on the forehead, as the two enjoy the snowy outdoors. Notably, the picture was taken in Harlem, where the rapper has grown up.
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A$AP Rocky had previously expressed a desire to have children with Rihanna someday. He said, “If that’s in my destiny, absolutely. Nah, but like, I think I’d be an incredible, remarkably, overall amazing dad. I would have a very fly child. Very.”
Rihanna too had expressed how she’d realized life was getting short and had taken a no-nonsense approach to the entire matter. Speaking to British Vogue, the ‘Love on the Brain’ singer said “I know I will want to live differently”, adding that she saw herself with “three or four” children in 10 years time, whether she had a partner or not.