We now know the name of Rihanna’s eldest child. Per TMZ, the singer named her son with A$AP Rocky: RZA Athelston Mayers.
Presumably, the name is a reference to the Wu-Tang Clan’s leader RZA. (After all, his father’s birth name — Rakim — was inspired by another rap great. A$AP Rocky has also cited the Wu-Tang Clan as one of his biggest musical influences and previously released a song called “Wu-Tang Forever”.)
Rei and Rocky welcomed their first child this past May. Then, in February, the singer revealed she was pregnant again while performing at the Super Bowl — her first live performance in five years. Since then, she’s performed at the Academy Awards and stepped out at the Met Gala, where she’s always served as one of fashion’s top fundraisers. She is also set to play Smurfette in a new gameSmurfThe movie is scheduled for 2025.
As for the OG RZA,a resultThe actress met up to discuss the final season of the Hulu series Wu-Tang: An American Epic. Revisit our ranking of popular hip-hop group films here. This summer, Wu-Tang will team up with Nas and De La Soul on the “NY State of Mind Tour.” Get tickets here.
Rihanna named her son after the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA debuted on Entertainment.