You spend days reading about this person in magazines."Act IIIIt was November 2010 when Rihanna and Drake joined forces for their first-ever collaboration, "What's My Name." Rihanna was careful to let people know that their relationship was, at this point, strictly musical. "Drake has a youthful thing about him and he is very melodic with the way he writes and I felt I needed someone like that for ‘What's My Name.'”By this point, Rihanna had ended things with Kemp, and she wowed fans with steamy performances of "What's My Name" at the 2011 Grammys and the NBA All-Star Game a week later.Drake joined her on-stage both times, and undoubtedly, no one was more impressed than him.2012 would prove to be an up-and-down year for #Aub Rih.
Despite a roller coaster relationship since 2015, replete with dance floor hook ups, the friend zone, actual musical collaboration, and more, the flame of #Aub Rih has never been extinguished.
It threatened to burn down LAX Saturday night, during a music video shoot for their soon-to-be smash single "Work."Their chemistry is evident in the music videos for the only two songs they have ever recorded together - "What's My Name" & "Take Care." With "Work" presumably near on the horizon, let's revisit their relationship dating back to its inception, in 2009.
Act IRihanna's first liason with Drake came in the aftermath of her infamous February 2009 beating at the hands of Chris Brown.
Three months later, in May, Rihanna and Drake were spotted hooking up at Lucky Strike, a Manhattan bowling alley.
According to Page Six, “She was drinking whiskey and apple juice and making out with him all night…
They were really cute together.”The were spotted together several times over the course of the 2009.Around the time Rihanna started dating baseball star Matt Kemp, in November 2009, she gave an interview with Angie Martinez in which she denied having ever dated Drake.“Me and Drake are still friends actually,” she said.“[We hung out] a few times but no, never."“People thought I was dating Rihanna…" Drake said in a January 2010 interview with XXL. "She was doing exactly what I’ve done to so many women throughout my life, which is show them quality time, then disappear."That was semi-true.""I can tell it wasn't love, I just thought you'd fuck with me Who could of predicted Lucky Strike would have you stuck with me Damn, I kept my wits about me luckily What happened between us that night It always seems to trouble me Now all of a sudden these gossip blogs want to cover me And you making it seem that it happened that way because of me But I was curious and I'll never forget it baby What an experience, you could of been the one."Two weeks later, Drake elaborated further in an interview with the New York Times. I was like, wow, this feels terrible.”Periodically, over the course of the following few years, Drake would remind everyone of the depths of his sorrow caused by his split with Rihanna."I was hurt because I slowly started to realize what it was," he said in 2011. That was the first girl with any fame that paid me any mind.