After first being linked all the way back in 2013, Rihanna and ASAP Rocky are officially a couple! The singer and rapper have worked together multiple times over the years, sparking their fair share of relationship rumours along the way.
Here's a look back at their relationship history, starting with the most recent update:
22 September 2021 - Rihanna shares a cheeky insight into her sex life with ASAP Rocky
Rihanna has shared a not-so-subtle insight into her sex life with ASAP Rocky, and her list of requests is pretty simple.
When asked what turns her on during a chat with E! News' Daily Pop, Rihanna had to hold in her laughter before answering, slowly explaining, "I like incense, weed, cologne and a little bit of hard work."
While she didn't directly reference ASAP himself, the pair have been pretty public about their relationship as of late, so it's safe to assume ASAP fits into the mix here too.
2013 - Rihanna stars in ASAP Rocky's music video
Years before Rih and ASAP officially got together, the pair actually worked together multiple times all the way back in 2013. Yep, believe it or not, Rihanna starred in ASAP Rocky's music video for his single 'Fashion Killa', with the pair getting *pretty* cosy on screen.
2013 also saw ASAP supporting Rihanna during the US leg of her Diamonds World Tour. So, yeah, these two go way back.
Relationship rumours sparked during the same year, after the pair were seen being affectionate together in New York. However, ASAP was quick to shut down the rumours at the time, telling Distractify, "I don't even look at her like that. She's sexy, but I'm good."
2 December 2019 - The pair attend the British Fashion Awards together
Rihanna and ASAP posed on the red carpet of the British Fashion Awards together, though not as a couple.
Posting a picture on Instagram from the event, Rihanna thanked ASAP for supporting her Fenty brand, writing in the caption, "And thank you @asaprocky for representing us on the carpet and always being so supportive of @Fenty!!"
29 January 2020 - Rihanna and ASAP are reportedly dating
Over six years after rumours first circulated in 2013, reports begin to surface claiming that Rihanna and ASAP Rocky are dating, following Rih's split from Hassan Jameel, who she'd been in a relationship with for almost three years.
A source at the time commented on the pair's trip to New York, telling The Sun, "They shared a hotel suite during that trip in New York.
"However, Rihanna is reluctant to put a label on it as it’s so soon after Hassan. [But] they’re really enjoying each other’s company and taking things easy as it’s still early days."
The insider continued, "It’s really casual between them and she’s not thinking about whether there’s a future with Rocky. She’s a newly-single girl having fun."
12 February 2020 - The pair are seen leaving the same LA restaurant
Rih and ASAP spark more dating rumours after they're both spotted leaving The Nice Guy restaurant in LA in the early hours of the morning.
30 November 2020 - Rih and ASAP are spotted out for dinner with friends, along with fresh relationship rumours
Almost a year after relationship reports began to surface, a fresh set of insider information plus a group dinner spark new rumours.
Firstly, Page Six reports that the pair were seen out to dinner together with friends at The Beatrice Inn in New York on 28th November, seated discreetly behind a curtain.
Then, on 30 November People report that Rihanna and ASAP are apparently an item, after a source disclosed to the title that the longtime friends had become a couple.
28 December 2020 - Rihanna and ASAP spend Christmas in Barbados together
Though Rihanna and ASAP are yet to publicly comment on their rumoured relationship at this stage, things begin to look officially official after the pair spend Christmas together in Barbados.
The couple were pictured together in Rihanna's native Barbados, where the rapper is said to have met the singer's parents.
A source told People at the time, "The couple, who wore face masks, was spotted spending Christmas Eve together as they were on their way to a Catamaran sunset cruise while vacationing in her native Barbados.
"Rihanna has been in Barbados since [last] Thursday ... ASAP joined her and they are spending Christmas together with Rihanna's family."
19 May 2021 - ASAP calls Rihanna "the love of my life" and "the One"
When asked why he prefers a monogamous relationship to dating, ASAP continued, "[It's] 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."
The interviewer added that the rapper "starts beaming like a teenager whose crush just accepted his prom invite" when they brought Rihanna up.
He also touched on whether he'd like to be a father, adding, "If that’s in my destiny, absolutely. Nah, but like, I think I’d be an incredible, remarkably, overall amazing dad.
"I would have a very fly child. Very," he said, before confirming he did indeed spend Christmas in Barbados with Rih's family.
13 September 2021 - Rihanna and ASAP Rocky pose on the Met Gala red carpet together
Rihanna and ASAP just made their first red carpet appearance as an official couple! Posing on the Met Gala red carpet together, the pair looked adorably loved up, with ASAP leaning in to kiss Rih on the cheek.
Oh, and their outfits? Amazing.
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