'Everything changes when you have a baby': Rihanna & A$AP Rocky welcome second son, named after Rocky's recent song
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky reveal their second son's unique name, Riot Rose Mayers. The name might be a nod to A$AP's song 'Riot'. The Barbados-born superstar feels her family is now 'complete'.
Rihanna and ASAP Rocky (Source: Elle)
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's Baby Bombshell: 'Riot Rose Mayers' Takes the Spotlight!
The sound of baby giggles and lullabies just got louder in Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's household. The power couple has finally disclosed the distinctive name of their second son a month after his arrival: Riot Rose Mayers, as reported by The Blast. With speculations running high, could this name be a sly nod to A$AP's recent chartbuster 'Riot' featuring Pharrell Williams? Only the parents know for sure!
'R' For Remarkable Naming Tradition
Let's rewind a bit. Rihanna, the iconic Diamonds singer, and A$AP Rocky, the dynamic rapper, have been consistent with their naming tradition. The letter 'R' has become synonymous with their children's names. Need a reminder? Their first son, born in 2022, was named RZA Athelston Mayers. The Daily Mail further spilled the beans on the background of the unique monikers. The name RZA is not just a simple whim. It's a heartfelt tribute to the Wu-Tang Clan's leader, RZA, whose real name is Robert Fitzgerald Diggs. And as a cherry on top, it aligns with A$AP's middle name too!
Rihanna’s Journey: From Starlet to Supermom
Motherhood, as painted by the Fenty Beauty CEO, is nothing short of an exhilarating roller-coaster ride. "Having a kid honestly unlocks another side of life," she shared with British Vogue earlier this year. If that doesn't hit right in the feels, her description of the transformative journey of becoming a mother will. "Essentially, from one person I became two. You walk into the hospital as a couple and leave as a family of three. It's nuts."
Apart from the birth, there's the entire voyage of pregnancy that Rihanna gracefully embraced. The diva had the globe in awe when she confidently showcased her baby bump at the Super Bowl halftime show in February. Subsequently, Rihanna kept her fans in the loop with her growing baby bump, frequently updating them with photos on social media.
Marriage Bells Ringing for Rihanna and A$AP Rocky?
Love bloomed for the Barbados-born superstar and the rapper in 2020, although they had been on the professional radar since 2013. But 2023 added another layer of intrigue to their relationship. At the Cannes Lions Festival this year, A$AP set tongues wagging by referring to Rihanna as his 'wife' during a Spotify concert. As the crowd erupted in surprise, a beaming Rihanna looked on. Whether it was a playful jest or a hint at a secret wedding, only time will tell.
In the end, amidst the hustle and bustle of their celebrity life, one thing remains clear: Rihanna feels that her family is now complete. "Oh my God, it's legendary. It's everything," she reminisces about motherhood. And with the recent addition of Riot Rose Mayers, their heartwarming family portrait only got brighter.
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