Rihanna And A$AP Rocky’s Complete Relationship Timeline
29 June 2023, 17:02
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky have been inseparable since they started dating and now they've welcomed their first baby together - here's a look inside their relationship, from how they met to their second pregnancy announcement as baby number two is on the way!
The pair have been friends for years and have only gotten closer since the ‘Goldie’ rapper revealed he and Riri were officially a couple back in 2021.
Since then, fans have been living for their adorable date nights and sweet PDA moments. But how long have they been dating and when did they first meet?
Here’s the full rundown on Rihanna and A$AP’s relationship timeline:
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky put on stylish displays at the Met Gala
June 2023: A$AP Rocky reignites those marriage rumours after calling Rihanna his 'wife'
Riri went along to support her rapper beau as he performed at Cannes Lions Festival and was beaming in the crowd after Rocky called her his 'wife'.
This isn't the first time the pair have sparked marriage rumours and we're sure it won't be the last!
May 2023: A$AP Rocky shares unseen photos with Rihanna and baby RZA
To mark their baby boy's first birthday, A$AP shared a string of unseen snaps with Riri and their son, RZA.
The photos melted everyone's hearts and he even shared a video of their little one smiling away!
February 2023: A$AP Rocky supports Rihanna after announces she's pregnant with second baby at Super Bowl halftime show
Riri and A$AP are about to make their son a big brother after the songstress returned to the stage for the first time in five years for the Super Bowl halftime show and announced she's expecting a second baby!
The pop powerhouse showcased her growing baby bump during the performance, with her reps confirming the pregnancy afterwards, and everyone was in awe of the night from Riri's incredible performance to her exciting news.
A$AP was happier than all of us as he was spotted by the sidelines of the stage, beaming as his girlfriend gave the most jaw-dropping performance including a medley of her biggest hits.
January 2023: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky make rare appearance at the Golden Globes
Mom & dad's night out at the Golden Globes was a treat for fans everywhere as the pair looked like a vision in their all-black outfits.
This isn't the first time the couple have sported matching outfits at big events, and we are obsessed every single time!
Riri stunned in a chic, black velvety strapless gown designed by Daniel Roseberry, whilst ‘Goldie’ rapper A$AP donned a traditional black tuxedo with satin lapels by Bottega Veneta - super chic!
December 2022: Rihanna shares first video of her and A$AP Rocky's baby
Riri officially melted all of our hearts after she shared the first clip of her son in December and fans have been obsessed with her bundle of joy since!
He giggled away in the clip as he hilariously tried to grab the phone off of her - officially the cutest way to introduce her baby to the world.
Riri gave birth to her son with A$AP Rocky in May 2022 and the pair have both gushed about parenthood since.
Understandably, they've both kept their baby boy out of the limelight since, with the pair yet to reveal the name of their little one.
Rihanna shares adorable first footage of baby
February 2022: Rihanna and A$AP have a 'nerdy' Valentine's day
Rihanna gave fans an insight into her intimate Valentine's plans spent with boyfriend A$AP Rocky, branding herself and her beau 'nerdz'.
She took to Instagram and showed off the gifts they shared on the romantic occasion, they treated each other to everything from a lego bouquet of roses to personalised cards – too cute!
The expectant couple enjoyed a lavish meal as they watched a stunning sunset, Riri shared a snap of their beautiful view to carousel post.
These two seem as loved-up as ever!
January 2022: Rihanna and A$AP pregnant with first baby together
Rihanna and A$AP announced their baby news at the end of January with a photo shoot during a wintry stroll together. The baby announcement of course, went viral, with everyone instantly wanting to know everything about her pregnancy including the due date.
Despite being wrapped up against the cold weather, Rihanna let her baby bump make its debut in a stunning pink Chanel coat.
The couple looked more in love than ever before, with A$AP planting a sweet kiss on RiRi's head during their outing.
September 2021: Rihanna supports boyfriend A$AP Rocky backstage at show
Just days after they attended the 2021 Met Gala together, fans of Riri went wild when they spotted the 33-year-old backstage at A$AP’s set at the Life Is Beautiful festival in Las Vegas in September.
The rapper even blew a kiss to his superstar girlfriend while on stage and fans were in awe!
July 2021: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky shoot music video together in NYC
In July, we were freaking out after Riri and A$AP were spotted filming what appeared to be a new music video together in the Bronx, New York City.
Needless to say, we were all gushing over their PDA moments that took place during the shoot, which was said to be for a song from the rap star’s upcoming album ‘All Smiles’.
2021: When did Rihanna meet A$AP Rocky?
The pair go way back with the stars first meeting in 2012, where the ‘Work’ songstress starred as the love interest in A$AP Rocky’s music video for ‘Fashion Killa’.
They went on to collaborate together the same year, when he remixed her track ‘Cockiness (I Love It)’, before joining Riri on her Diamonds World Tour in 2013.
Riri and Rocky have been romantically linked a series of times over the years after they attended a number of red carpet events together and even supported each other backstage at shows a few times.
A$AP also famously modelled for Rihanna’s campaign photos for her skincare line, Fenty Skin.
When did Rihanna and A$AP Rocky start dating?
A$AP confirmed his romance with the ‘Diamonds’ singer in May this year in an interview with GQ, calling the Savage X Fenty mogul ‘the love of my life’ and ‘the one’.
This came five months after they were rumoured to be dating at the end of 2020, following Riri’s split from long-term boyfriend Hassan Jameel.
Rihanna and A$AP have been going strong since!