Now, with Riot’s arrival, speculation abounds that his name could pay tribute to A$AP Rocky’s recent track, Riot, featuring Pharrell Williams.
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky, the renowned singer-rapper duo, have at last unveiled the name of their second son: Riot Rose Mayers. The revelation comes one month after the birth of their newest family member, who arrived in early August, as reported by the US entertainment source TMZ.
Official documents, obtained by The Blast, initially broke the news of the child’s name. According to the birth certificate, Riot made his debut on August 1, 2023, at 7:41 a.m., taking his first breath at the prestigious Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. In keeping with their distinctive naming preference, favouring the letter ‘R,’ Riot joins his elder sibling, RZA Athelston Mayers, who entered the world in May 2022.
The couple’s naming convention was previously established with their firstborn, RZA Athelston Mayers, an homage to the iconic Wu-Tang Clan leader RZA. Now, with Riot’s arrival, speculation abounds that his name could pay tribute to A$AP Rocky’s recent track, Riot, featuring Pharrell Williams.
Rihanna, a multifaceted artist who has transitioned into the world of beauty, has previously expressed how motherhood has empowered her, stating that it makes her feel ready to take on the world.