There’s a new musical couple in town, according to a new report. Rihanna has a new man in her life, but she didn’t have to look too far. The “Love on the Brain” singer is dating A$AP Rocky. According to People magazine, citing a source, singer Rihanna and rapper A$AP Rocky are dating.
“They have always had amazing chemistry and Rihanna relates to A$AP and it feels natural, easy, and fun,” the source says. “She feels very comfortable around him since they’ve known each other for such a long time and also feels a connection to him because his dad is from Barbados.”
Over the weekend, the two were spotted together for a night out with friends in New York, Page Six reported.
The two are longtime friends, but romance rumors sparked between them earlier this year. In July, Rihanna, 32, featured Rocky, also 32, in her Fenty Skin campaign. For which, the Fenty Beauty founder shared a snap of the two of them seemingly getting cozy by the water.
“To me, in the industry, he is one of the guys who everybody loves [his] skin. I always wanted to know, ‘How the heck do you have better skin than half these girls? I mean, what do you do?'” Rihanna told ET about working with Rocky on the campaign.
“I wanted men to be represented because this skincare line is gender-neutral. I want it to be for everyone, so you don’t get men scared to use skincare,” she continued. “We needed that male representation in the campaign, so Rocky and Lil Nas X… we wanted that representation, so men knew it was OK.”
The pair also did a handful of interviews together to promote the skincare line. In August, the duo got flirty during an interview for GQ, during which Rocky revealed that the hardest part of working with Rihanna was “not goofing off and laughing the whole time.”
“This s–t is comedy,” he stressed. “That’s the hardest part … we [are] so cool, it’s just hard not to laugh, that’s all. But it was fun. The hardest part is not having too much fun, you just forget that it’s still work.”
Another cute moment came when Rihanna asked Rocky about his skin type. “Handsome,” he quipped in response.
In a similar interview for Vogue, Rihanna said that the hardest part of working with A$AP was “getting [his] approval” for images.
“Your skin is pretty regardless, that’s why we hired you, you know what I’m saying?” she said. “… It’s not hard working with you.”
Rihanna reportedly split from her boyfriend of three years, Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel, in January and has previously been romantically linked with Chris Brown. Rocky was publicly linked to Kendall Jenner in 2016 and 2017 and previously has been tied to Iggy Azalea and Chanel Iman.