Drake admitted his love for Rihanna at the recent VMAs when he presented Riri with the Vanguard lifetime achievement award. He told us the story of meeting her in 2005 and how she was the same person 11 years later.
“She succeeds by doing something that no one in this music industry does, which is being herself,” he said, adding: “She’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old.”
The crowd cheered him at his adoration for Rihanna and the Drake-Rihanna shippers went wild. Here is the said clip:
After this open declaration of love, the duo took their open affection for each other a step further, when Rihanna surprised fans by performing her hit single Bitch Better Have My Money in Drake’s Summer Sixteen Tour stop in Miami on 1 September 2016.
The duo were openly affectionate with each other on stage:
Their chemistry was undeniable when the two performed their hit Work together.
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Their on-off friendship created waves through the years, with them turning from friends, to acquaintances, to enemies and back to being friends. With the duo coming together for collaborations, will duo make things official?