According to Drake's VMAs speech, he was "introduced to her as the kid who played background music as people ate their dinner."May 2009: Drake and Rihanna are spotted making out at a Lucky Strike bowling alley in New York, two months after her split from Chris Brown (and three months after Brown assaulted her).A report quotes an onlooker saying, "She was drinking whiskey and apple juice and making out with him all night.
UPDATE: Tonight, Drake presented Ri Ri with the Video Vanguard Award at the VMAs tonight and Drake revealed he’s been in love with Rihanna for many years. For years the two artists have answered rumors about each other, Drake has been vocal about his attraction to Ri Ri and we have seen the two show sexual chemistry on stage.
The two kissed and hugged before Rihanna accepted the award and it was clear that the two of them share affection for each other. The paparazzi has photographed them out together and recently, Drake congratulated Rihanna on her VMA 2016 Video Vanguard Award with a giant billboard (pictured below).
In 2010, Drake answered a question from XXL, asking him about when people “thought [he] was dating Rihanna.” His answer was that fact was “semi-true.” And, in May 2009, Capital Xtra reports that Rihanna and Drake were rumored to have hooked up at Lucky Strike bowling alley in New York.
And, Drake is said to have rapped about it in his song “Fireworks.” Drake also rapped about Rihanna in the song “Made Men,” saying: He still loves her and never stopped. Drake presents Rihanna with the Video Vanguard Award at the 2016 VMAs after giving her a kiss on the lips and telling the audience he's been in love with her for years.
Rihanna is the one that’s been not wanting to settle down in the past. He also said he looks up to her even though she's younger than he is and he called her his best friend.
Decades from now, when everyone is sitting by the open hearth together at Balmoral, Prince Harry and Robyn “Rihanna” Fenty could be telling their origin story over tea and sticky pudding.K.’s ruling matriarch.) So let your mind get lost in the possibilities. Best of luck to Earth’s favorite new (hypothetical) “It” couple!Jennifer Lopez just joined Rihanna, Serena Williams, Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Zoe Kravitz, Tyra Banks, Rashida Jones, Rita Ora, Teyana Taylor, Kat Dennings and Taraji P.They're both newly single Two concert spottings does not a relationship make; Drake may just be a big fan of .But the duo's respective relationship histories suggest they both may be on the rebound.Prince Harry and @rihanna help celebrate #barbados50 at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown tonight #Royal Visit Barbados @Getty Images pic.twitter.com/k5Nn1KLW8h— Chris Jackson (@Chris Jack_Getty) December 1, 2016 We’re sure the queen, like every other sensible human with eyes and a beating heart, would adore Rihanna. In time, maybe it could just be Queen Rihanna, if you’re nasty.