NEW YORK (Associated Press) — Rihanna and A$AP Rocky took an epic weekend outing in snowy New York City to reveal that she is pregnant with her first child.
Despite the freezing temperatures, the 33-year-old “Diamonds” singer and fashion mogul displayed her bump in a long open pink coat (antique Chanel) and ripped jeans while her boyfriend smiled next to her in Harlem, an A$AP’s home neighborhood.
In one photo, the two are holding hands with smiles on their faces and in another, kissing her forehead. Her bump was well adorned with a long, bejeweled necklace.
Rihanna spoke about motherhood in 2019 at her fifth Diamond Ball in New York City:
“I am a black woman. I came from a black woman, she came from a black woman, and I am going to give birth to a black woman. It is a no-brainer. This is me. It is the essence of who I am in spirit and DNA.”
After months of dating rumors, the two publicly turned their longstanding friendship into a romance during the pandemic. In an interview with GQ magazine in May 2019, the A$AP dubbed her “my lady” and “the love of my life.” On the relationship, the “PMW” rappers talked about their trips last summer on a chartered tour bus and how the experience strengthened their bond.
Asked how it feels to be in a relationship after his past as a ladies’ man, he said, “So much better when you get the person. You probably get to a million others. I think when you know, you know. She’s involved.”
He also spoke about having children in the future, telling GQ, “If that’s in my destiny, sure. … I think I’d be an overall amazing, amazing dad. I’d have a very flying baby.”
No further details about the pregnancy were disclosed.