A$AP Rocky Has Love on the Brain in Sweet Message About His “Lady” Rihanna

A$AP Rocky is nothing but proud of Rihanna ahead of her Super Bowl halftime show performance. Read what he had to say about her "incredible" upcoming show.

By Lindsay Weinberg Jan 19, 2023 3:00 AMTags
Watch: A$AP Rocky Gushes Over His "Lady" Rihanna Ahead of Super Bowl

A$AP Rocky has clearly found love with Rihanna.

The rapper—who welcomed a son with RiRi last May—did not hold back his pride for her in a new interview with Apple Music.  

Per People, he gushed about Rihanna's 2023 Super Bowl Halftime show performance, sharing, "I'm so glad that my lady's back making music again and whatnot, and getting back out there... It's just incredible."

Admitting the NFL stage is truly "huge," A$AP said he's looking forward to the concert more than her biggest fans. "Her being the creative she is, she going to bring it, man," he said. "I'm excited. I'm more excited than everybody else, honestly." 

A$AP noted that big things are coming for the couple amid the release of his new single "Same Problems?" this week: "Especially for both of us, it is a good year for both of us to be more active and be out there." 

While it remains to be seen if he'll join her onstage for the show, Rihanna recently released a first look at her show-stopping Halftime performance, which features her posing in the spotlight while wearing a fantastic chartreuse coat, a black bodysuit and some stunning bling. 

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The trailer also subtly addressed fans' cries for a new album, as audio can be heard saying, "Dude, Rihanna, we've waited for you," and, "RiRi, where have you been?!"

Well, she'll return to the stage for the 2023 Super Bowl on Feb. 12.

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In the meantime, keep scrolling to look back at her romance with A$AP Rocky.

September 2012

In 2012, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky performed their hit "Cockiness" at the MTV Video Music Awards, and their number was so good it deserved a trophy. This wouldn't be the last time the two shared the stage as they went on tour together in 2013.

September 2013

Fans had this song on replay after Rihanna and A$AP Rocky released the music video for "Fashion Killa" in 2013.

June 2018

As the years went on, they remained friends. In 2018, they attended the Louis Vuitton Menswear Spring/Summer 2019 show as part of Paris Fashion Week and, of course, they totally slayed.

December 2019

They also attended The Fashion Awards in 2019, with Rihanna dazzling in a mint Fenty dress and A$AP Rocky looking sharp in a black suit.

September 2021

Met Gala official! Rihanna and A$AP Rocky attended the 2021 Met Gala together in style, with the "Umbrella" singer wearing a black Balenciaga gown and the "A$AP Forever" artist donning a custom ERL quilt and a tuxedo.

February 2022

After announcing they were expecting their first baby, Rihanna recalled keeping her pregnancy a secret from her friends. "It was harder for me to keep it from my posse, because they're around me, they know my habits," she told E!'s Justin Sylvester. "They're like, 'You don't want something to drink? You're not smoking?' And I'm eating all the things I'm not used to eating. They know I hate sweets and I'm all of a sudden asking for cookies and donuts. But finally, I just had to let it all out, and they were all shocked, of course, as the world was shocked as well."

February 2022

SOS! These photos are so sweet! As Rihanna and A$AP prepared for their bundle of joy, she continued to show her incredible pregnancy style.

May 2022

While fans wondered if A$AP Rocky had proposed to Rihanna after seeing them sport the words "Marry me?" and "I do" across their teeth in his "D.M.B." video, sources close to the couple told TMZ in May 2022 the two aren't engaged.

May 2022

And baby makes three! Multiple outlets report that the couple welcomed a baby in Los Angeles.

February 2023

She debuted her second pregnancy during the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show.

May 2023

The pair take the 2023 Met Gala together in honor of Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld. 

June 2023

Rihanna accompanied A$AP Rocky during his performance at a Spotify party in Cannes, France.

August 2023

The couple welcomed their second child, son Riot. One month later, they shared their first photos as a family of four in a rare photoshoot. 

April 2024

Rihanna confirmed her romance with A$AP began at the end of 2019

"I've seen him in relationships. He's seen me in relationships," she explained of their long history. "We knew what we're capable of, and the trouble that we could bring to each other's lives. We can make or break each other's hearts. And so, we started dating with a lot of caution."  

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