- Barbadian singer Rihanna and ASAP Rocky reveal their son’s name after keeping it a secret for nearly a year
- The baby boy’s name is RZA Athelston Mayers, believed to be a tribute to the Wu-Tang Clan rapper and producer
- Fans have taken to social media to share mixed reactions to the couple’s unique name choice
Rihanna has kept her son’s name a closely guarded secret for almost a year, but the wait is finally over. The singer’s baby boy, born in 2022, has been named RZA Athelston Mayers.
Rihanna’s baby boy is named after Wu Tang Clan legend, RZA
According to DailyMail, the name RZA is believed to be a tribute to the rapper and producer RZA, who is best known as the leader of the iconic hip hop group, Wu-Tang Clan.
The collective, formed in 1992 in Staten Island, New York, has had a significant influence on the music industry and is widely considered one of the greatest rap groups of all time.
Twitter blog, @DailyLoud shared the news in a tweet captioned:
“A$AP Rocky & Rihanna name their baby boy RZA Athelston Mayers after the leader of the legendary group Wu-Tang Clan.”
Fans share mixed opinions on Rihanna and ASAP Rocky’s unique baby name choice
Rihanna and Rocky’s choice received differing opinions, some loved the tribute while some fans were completely bemused by the unique name.
“That name sounds like some ancient medieval England King or Monk. Athelstan of some kind.”
“Salute and congrats to A$AP Rocky & Rihanna. Its dope seeing their clan grow. It’s only right to drop a classic Wu-Tang freestyle. GZA & ODB.”
“RZA?? Why do rich people do this.”
“Okay I understand you want honour him but why would you name your kid that? I’m sorry I wouldn’t do that but I guess that just me lol.”
“I just realized we never knew his name all this time lol”
Rihanna shows off baby bump at Met Gala in hot black and white dress, pays tribute to designer Karl Lagerfeld
In a previous article, Hotnewsdrop.com reported on Rihanna showing off her baby bump.
Barbadian singer Rihanna has delighted fans by sharing stunning photos of herself flaunting her baby bump on Instagram.
The Umbrella hitmaker, who is expecting her second child with boyfriend A$AP Rocky, wore a white fur dress and black fur bolero jacket with an accompanying hat, showing off her pregnancy glow.
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