There may be cute and adorably adorable couples, but there aren’t many that would qualify as “the power pair.” A$AP But Rocky and Rihanna are certainly among the few people who come to mind when you think of a power couple. That’s right, too!
Although there have undoubtedly been ups and downs for the couple, what matters most is that they are still standing strong as a unit. And when it’s all said and done, it is precisely what counts.
A$AP The two musicians first became pals in 2013, which is when Rocky and Rihanna started dating. They had collaborated on a number of projects, and one of Rocky’s music videos even included Rihanna in it. Even though there were rumors that they were dating at the time, Rocky was quick to deny them. And now, observe them!
Here is a quick chronology of how the stunning couple met.
- Late January 2023: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky can’t wait to welcome their first baby together
- September 13, 2021: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky show up at the Met Gala together
- July 2021: Date night out
- May 19, 2021: A$AP Rocky gushes over Rihanna and calls her “the one”
- December 28, 2020: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky in Barbados for Christmas
- November 28, 2020: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky spotted leaving a restaurant with friends
- July/August 2020: The couple promote Fenty Skin together
- January 2020: Dating rumours about Rihanna and A$AP Rocky surface, following the former’s split with Hassan Jameel
- December 2, 2019: Rihanna attends the British Fashion Show Awards with A$AP Rocky
- September 12, 2019: A$AP Rocky is invited to Rihanna’s Diamond Ball
Late January 2023: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky can’t wait to welcome their first baby together
Rihanna is supposedly expecting her first kid with her S/O, Rocky, according to the most recent news regarding the relationship.
The pair posed for photos with the media in New York at the end of last month, the 34-year-old showing off her adorable baby bulge.
According to an insider who spoke with People exclusively, Rihanna has been enjoying her pregnancy with great joy and is beyond “eager to be a mom.”
September 13, 2021: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky show up at the Met Gala together
Riri wore a gorgeous all-black ensemble for the couple’s first-ever red carpet appearance at the Met Gala, and A$AP Rocky covered himself with a “antique quilt.”
The 33-year-old singer kissed Rihanna on the cheek as they posed for adorable photos.
July 2021: Date night out
The couple was seen enjoying a romantic date night in Miami at the World Famous House of Mac.
Before snuggling and posing for photos with the paparazzi, they took some fantastic images with Derrick Turton, the owner of the eatery.
May 19, 2021: A$AP Rocky gushes over Rihanna and calls her “the one”
The Fashion Killa rapper didn’t waste any time in telling the world how much he loves Rihanna during an interview with GQ. He referred to her as his “lady” and spoke of her as the love of his life.
He claimed that spending time with Rihanna was like seeing a different side of himself and that it was an unmatched experience.
“In my opinion, knowledge is absolute. She’s the one,” Rocky said of his spouse.
December 28, 2020: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky in Barbados for Christmas
The couple wasn’t yet entirely exclusive and open about their relationship at this point. However, their Christmas holiday in Barbados had already spoken everything there was to say about them, since they were seen acting incredibly romantically on a yacht. On December 24, the couple allegedly had a “catamaran sunset sail” together.
According to an insider, the trip to Rihanna’s home country was meant to be a family reunion where Rocky would get to meet the Needed Me singer’s parents.
November 28, 2020: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky spotted leaving a restaurant with friends
Following romance rumors, the couple was spotted in New York in late November dining at the Beatrice Inn with a group of pals. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were reportedly “sitting discretely behind a curtain,” according to Page Six.
July/August 2020: The couple promote Fenty Skin together
Rocky agreed to feature in a few of the videos that Rihanna planned to film for GQ and Vogue around the time of the marketing of her beauty care product, Fenty Skin. Additionally, the latter was shown alongside Rihanna in several Fenty Skin promotional images.
January 2020: Dating rumours about Rihanna and A$AP Rocky surface, following the former’s split with Hassan Jameel
When Rihanna broke up with her longtime boyfriend Hassan Jameel, rumors about her dating A$AP instantly began to circulate. However, a source claimed that Riri wasn’t eager to “label” anything because it came “so soon after Hassan.”
Since it’s still early in their relationship, the insider claimed that they are “truly enjoying each other’s company and taking things simple.”
And when E! revealed that Rihanna wasn’t actually searching for anything serious right now, the rumors were quickly put to rest. She doesn’t intend to commit to anything and wants to remain single. A$AP Rocky and she are friends, although she is not romantically involved.
December 2, 2019: Rihanna attends the British Fashion Show Awards with A$AP Rocky
Despite not walking the red carpet as a pair, they showed up together at the London Fashion Show Awards.
A$AP Rocky looked dapper in an all-black tux with matching sneakers, and Rihanna mesmerized everyone with a mint green satin Fenty brand dress, matching gloves, and a stunning diamond necklace.
Rihanna also expressed her gratitude to Rocky on Instagram for all of his support for her Fenty clothing line.
September 12, 2019: A$AP Rocky is invited to Rihanna’s Diamond Ball
A$AP Rocky was spotted at Rihanna’s annual Diamond Ball, which is both a fashion show and a charity event because it supports the Clara Lionel Foundation, a school Rihanna founded.
Rocky attended the occasion for the second year running after being invited in September 2018.
Before 2018, many only saw Rihanna and Rocky as close friends because they were both dating other people at the time. Rocky was busy developing feelings for model Kendal Jenner while Rihanna was dating businessman Hassan Jameel. But Rocky and Riri had always been friends, and eventually their friendship also helped to pave the path for their romance.
The couple is currently expecting their first child together and could not be happier.