Everything You Need To Know About Rihanna's Baby

The entertainer and entrepreneur reportedly welcomed her first child with boyfriend A$AP Rocky on May 13.

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky are proud parents! The multi-hyphenate entertainer and entrepreneur and rapper welcomed their first child, a baby boy, together on May 13 in Los Angeles, according to sources with direct knowledge of the birth who spoke to TMZ. The baby's name has yet to be revealed.

Just a few days prior to the reported birth, Rihanna was spotted in L.A. enjoying a Mother's Day dinner with Rocky at Giorgio Baldi.

The couple spurred what has been called the biggest celeb pregnancy news of the year at the end of January when Rihanna debuted her baby bump, confirming that she was, indeed, expecting her first child with boyfriend A$AP Rocky.

Rihanna's Baby Bump Photos Are Too Cute

The 33-year-old singer stepped out in New York City that weekend with A$AP Rocky wearing jeans, a gold cross with eye-catching jewels, and a hot pink coat, unbuttoned at the bottom to reveal her baby bump. The couple took several heartwarming snaps in the snowy landscape. In one, A$AP Rocky kisses Rihanna on the forehead with one arm slung around her, and in another, they hold hands.

PEOPLE reported that the photos were taken in Harlem, where A$AP Rocky grew up.

Although this was Rihanna's first very openly public baby bump debut, the pair was spotted at New York Italian eatery Carbone earlier in January. "Rihanna was quite clearly drinking sparkling water and openly rubbing her baby bump," an insider exclusively told Page Six. "At one point she got up and had to maneuver the bump around the side of the table!"

What We Know About Rihanna and A$AP Rocky's Relationship

Although they started out as friends, in November 2020, a source confirmed to PEOPLE that Rihanna and A$AP Rocky were dating after years of friendship. (Even back when they first performed together in 2012 at the MTV VMAs, the chemistry was apparent.) The news came after Page Six reported that the couple was spotted having dinner with friends at the Beatrice Inn in New York. Earlier that year, Rihanna had tapped A$AP Rocky for her Fenty Skin campaign.

Fast-forward to May 2021 when A$AP Rocky spoke about the relationship himself to GQ, referring to Rihanna as the "love of my life." He was asked how he felt about being in a relationship, and replied, "So much better. So much better when you got 'the One.' She amounts to probably, like, a million of the other ones. I think when you know, you know. She's the One."

And when it comes to beocming a father, A$AP Rocky said in the same interview that starting a family is "in my destiny, absolutely." He elaborated, "I think I'd be an incredible, remarkably overall amazing dad. I would have a very fly child. Very."

For her part, Rihanna has seemed focused on family planning for a while, telling British Vogue in March 2020 that she'd like to have "three or four" children.

When Was Rihanna Due?

The singer-songwriter and founder of Fenty Beauty and A$AP Rocky didn't publicly share a due date. But speculation swirled that they'd welcome their little one during Taurus season after Rocky bought Rihanna a charm bracelet featuring a love locket with an emerald—the birthstone for May.

Is Rihanna Having a Baby Shower?

In April, Rihanna and Rocky threw a baby shower in Hollywood that was nontraditional and basically a rave.

"They flew out some family and friends from Barbados," a source told Entertainment Tonight, adding that the invite list was "very intimate."

This came as no surprise to fans, given Rihanna's recent interview with Vogue in which she detailed what she didn't want: "No brunch, no blush tones. And no animal-shaped nothing. I mean it's lit for a lot of people—I've even planned a couple of baby showers like that myself—it's just not right for me. Personally, I want a party. I want everyone to be plastered and crawling out. And it's got to be co-ed! Don't put me on no wicker chair somewhere with gifts at my feet where everyone is staring at me."

Congrats to the happy couple! It's clear the world will be waiting with bated breath for more details on the superstar's first baby.

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