Rihanna honored by Barbados after officially removing Queen Elizabeth II as Head of State

Barbados has honored music star, Rihanna, with the prestigious National Hero of Barbados award.

The award-winning music star was presented with the honor by the president of Barbados, Dame Sandra Mason.

While presenting the award to the music star, the president showered accolades on her for all her achievements.

“On behalf of a grateful nation but an even prouder people, we present to the national hero of Barbados, Ambassador Robyn Rihanna Fenty. May you continue to shine like a diamond as you bring honor to your nation by your words, by your action, God bless you, my dear,” she said.

Rihanna is the 11th National Hero of Barbados. She is the second woman to ever receive the honor.

The honor comes on the heels of Barbados declaring itself the world’s newest republic, as it removed Queen Elizabeth II as head of state.

Rihanna and Asap Rocky attend Wizkid’s show in LA

On Sunday, October 3, 2021, Grammy-winning Nigerian superstar, Wizkid performed at The Novo, Los Angeles, California, for the latest leg of his commercially successful Made In Lagos tour.

At the celebrated LA show, Wizkid was joined by several celebrities including Tems on stage and Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz as well as celebrated couple, Rihanna and Asap Rocky, in the crowd.

Wizkid is set to perform at the O2 Arena on November 28, 2021.

You can watch a video of Rihanna and Asap Rock at the event below;