Rihanna Bares Midriff As She Heads To New York Tattoo Parlour

14 May 2012, 11:28 | Updated: 14 May 2012, 11:35

The 'You Da One' star stopped by a shop before taking her mother out for dinner in Manhattan

Rihanna was pictured out in New York City this weekend heading to a tattoo shop before she spent the day with her mother.

The 'We Found Love' singer was seen baring her midriff in a navy blue short top and long white jacket as she quickly stopped by a tattoo parlour as well as a store to pick up some flowers as she celebrated US mother's day with her mum.

The singer was also taking to her Twitter account throughout yesterday (13th May) to post pictures of herself and mum Monica celebrating the special day together.

She tweeted: "Mama...thank you," Rihanna tweeted. "#Mama... I'm proud of you," as she joined a host of big names and celebrities showing their appreciation to their respective parents.

You can view a picture of Rihanna out in New York below: (Picture: PA)

Meanwhile, Rihanna can be seen starring in a behind the scenes look at the making of her Coldplay collaborative track 'Princess Of China' in a new video which has been released today (14th May).