Rihanna, the Barbadian superstar, and her rapper fiancé A$AP Rocky, celebrated the arrival of their second son, Riot Rose, in August.
Adding to their growing family, the couple already shares 18-month-old RZA. Rihanna, at 35, surprised her fans with the pregnancy news during her Super Bowl performance in February, revealing her baby bump with a cleverly unzipped outfit.
Since then, she has been relishing precious family moments, but her career remains a priority.
Despite her growing family, Rihanna hasn’t allowed her career to fall by the wayside.
She has entrusted her team to lay the groundwork for her return to the music scene.
The multi-talented artist has, however, been taking her time, given that she achieved billionaire status in recent months.
Rihanna is now the world’s richest female musician, thanks to the incredible success of her cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty, which she co-owns with French luxury retailer LVMH.
The company’s revenue doubled in the past year.
In 2022, Rihanna also made a triumphant return to music after a five-year hiatus, with her song “Lift Me Up” for the movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
The song earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, adding to her growing list of accolades.
Her sons, RZA and Riot Rose, certainly have an inspiring role model to look up to.
While Rihanna’s motherhood and various business ventures have kept her exceptionally occupied in non-musical endeavors, her return to the music scene has been a topic of much speculation.
Her fans, affectionately known as “The Navy,” have anxiously awaited the follow-up to her 2016 album, “ANTI.”
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However, recent reports suggest that Rihanna’s highly-anticipated musical comeback is on the horizon.
The Bajan-born superstar has signed a significant deal with Live Nation, worth nearly $40 million, for a 2024/2025 world tour that will coincide with the release of her brand-new album.
Sources reveal that Rihanna and her creative team are quietly preparing for this massive tour while she focuses on her family.
She plans to hit the stage once she feels ready to return to work.
Notably, Rihanna has two full albums’ worth of new material to unleash when the time is right.
So, while the megastar has temporarily shifted her focus to family life and her booming business empire, her re-entry into the world of music is anticipated to be nothing short of spectacular.
This period might well be remembered as the calm before the storm, as Rihanna, the music mogul, gears up for her triumphant return to the stage.