On Saturday, Rihanna and A$AP Rocky celebrated the first birthday of their first child, RZA. The couple also confirmed the inspiration behind the name. The rapper shared a post on Instagram with the caption “‘WU TANG IZ 4 DA CHUREN ’ HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY TO MY 1st BORN. RZA”. It was revealed that the couple’s son was named after the Wu-Tang Clan frontman Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, also known as RZA. Rihanna has been hinting at the name for months by wearing Wu-Tang Clan shirts on multiple outings.
A Look into Their Family Life
Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Athelaston Mayers, shared a behind-the-scenes look at their life as a family. It included a pregnant Rihanna kissing his cheek, while their son smiled at the camera. The family of three could be seen rocking leather looks in the pictures. Other photos showcased the rapper’s relationship with his young son as they danced together and bonded while Rocky shaved. The couple is also expecting to welcome their second child together any day now.
The two have been linked together professionally as early as 2013 and began dating in 2020. Rihanna attended the Met Gala in a bridal gown by Valentino, hinting at another major life event. On Twitter, she later doubled down on the nuptial insinuation with the caption, “shout outz 2 the bridal party….here come de bride #idoKARL#METgala2023.”