Rihanna Expanding Her Family: A Timeline Of Her And A$AP Rocky's Romance

Chukwudi Onyewuchi
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky
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Congratulations are in order for iconic Singer Rihanna and her partner A$AP Rocky, as the lovebirds are expecting their second child together. The 34-year-old Fenty CEO made the news public during her performance at the 2023 Super Bowl, and fans couldn't be more excited.

Here is a look at Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's relationship timeline.

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky's Time Together 

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky
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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are in the club of power couples who will inevitably go down in history. The lovebirds have been romantically involved for over two years. However, they have been by each other's sides for over a decade, sparking their fair share of romance rumors along the way.

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Spark Dating Rumors 

The pair first sparked dating rumors in 2012 when they linked up for their first professional collaboration at the MTV Video Music Awards. While performing a remix of Rihanna's Cockiness, A$AP Rocky grabbed the singer's butt, causing an uproar on the internet.

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Spend Time Together 

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky spend time together
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Despite the public's reactions and dating rumors, Rihanna and the rapper kept their relationship platonic. In 2013, the duo spent much time together, doing music and even going on multiple dates. 

The Couple Sparks More Dating Rumors 

A$AP Rocky performed during Rihanna's tour from March to May in 2013. Meanwhile, the Umbrella singer appeared in A$AP Rocky's music video for Fashion Killa, playing his girlfriend in the hit video. Then, in December 2019, the couple sparked more romance rumors when they graced the Fashion Awards red carpet together.

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Finally Start Dating 

However, it wasn't until December 2020 that a source revealed Rihanna and A$AP Rocky had become romantically involved after the former split from her boyfriend of three years, Hassan Jameel. A few days later, the couple was spotted spending Christmas with Rihanna's family.

A$AP Rocky Opens Up About His Relationship

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna
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A few months later, A$AP Rocky spoke about his relationship with Rihanna for the first time during an interview with GQ, calling her his lady and the love of his life. The next few months would see the duo make their Met Gala debut as a couple and dote on each other publicly.

The Couple Announce Their First Pregnancy 

Rihanna announces first pregnancy
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In January 2022, Rihanna and her man made the headlines when they revealed they were expecting their first child. The Grammy award-winning artist made the pregnancy news public by showing off her baby bump during a walk through A$AP Rocky's Harlem hometown in New York City.

Rihanna And A$AP Rocky Welcome Their First Child 

On May 13 of the same year, the couple welcomed their first child, a son, in Los Angeles, with A$AP Rocky by his woman's side. Now, nearly several months later, Rihanna is pregnant again.

The Couple Is Expecting Baby Number Two! 

The singer made the big reveal in the opening moments of her performance, rubbing her stomach and leaving the zipper of her outfit down to reveal her belly. The couple is undoubtedly happy about the development, and fans look forward to the baby's arrival.