2005: Aubrey Graham meets Robyn Fenty at Avocado, a restaurant in Toronto, while she's in town shooting the music video for "Pon de Replay." Literally, they found love in a place called Avocado, how perfect is that?!
According to Drake's VMAs speech, he was "introduced to her as the kid who played background music as people ate their dinner." report quotes an onlooker saying, "She was drinking whiskey and apple juice and making out with him all night.
All of a sudden you have this number one song and you're at some birthday party and there she is. March–April 2014: Drake and Rihanna are spotted holding hands, having romantic dinners, and partying together until the early morning at various spots around Europe.
The two have been notoriously tight-lipped about putting a label on their relationship, but it just takes a quick look at their history together to see that they've always been soul mates.
" November 2010: Of their first fling, Rihanna tells Angie Martinez, "We weren't really sure what it was.
I definitely was attracted to Drake, but I think it is what it is — it was what it was … It was at a really fragile time in my life, so I just didn't want to get too serious with anything or anyone at that time."She also told Power 105.1, " We just became friends and we left it at that." Womp, womp. Drake: "she's mine." Rihanna: "lol." #rihannanavy #navy #rihlux #rihluxe #navyrdie #navyforlife #forevernavy #eyes #flawless #beautiful #pretty #beauty #anti #photooftheday #music #hair #smile #love #cute #gorgeous #queen #she #rihanna #robynfenty #riri #badgalriri #aubrih A photo posted by Rihluxe (@rihlux) on August 2012: Rihanna tells Oprah she's single and tearfully admits she still loves Chris Brown. We were falling in love, going in at a really rapid pace and we forgot about ourselves as individuals."September 2012: Rihanna refuses to clap when Drake wins a MTV VMA and appears to call him and his friends "assholes." internet radio show, saying, "His insecurities are the fact that I make better music than him, that I'm more popping than him and that at one point in life the woman that he loves fell into my lap.
And such a talented person and someone that I was like, 'I can't believe I'm here talking to this individual,' that she just gave me that feeling like when I was 17 years old trying to take Nikki Ramos, this girl from Toronto, out on a date and she never wanted to go with me.
She never would go; she would have a million excuses why she couldn't talk to me.
They were really cute together." According to Drake's comment about being in love with her since he was 22 (at their first meeting, he was 18, Ri Ri was 17), it would appear that this was when the sparks started flying, at least on his part. She was doing exactly what I've done to so many women throughout my life, which is show them quality time, then disappear.I could tell it wasn't love, I just thought you'd fuck with me / who could've predicted Lucky Strike would have you stuck with me / What happened between us that night, it always seems to trouble me / Now all of a sudden these gossip sites wanna cover me / and you making it seem like it happened that way because of me / but I was curious and I never forget it, baby, what an experience / You could've been the one, but it wasn't that serious. I was like, wow, this feels terrible." A week later, he tells MTV he didn't mean for the comments to sound negative: "I'm extremely confident, so it's very rare that anybody, let alone a woman that I like, makes me feel nervous or makes me feel small," he explained." She's just such an overwhelming and incredible person.February 2011: Following Ri Ri's split from baseball star Matt Kemp, Drake and Rihanna's steamy performance of "What's My Name? That was the first girl with any fame that paid me any mind. But you know, it's one of those things that it's a maybe one day, maybe not." June 2012: TMZ reports that Drake and Chris Brown get into a bar brawl, and a rumor goes around saying that Brown sent Drake a bottle of champagne and he sent it back with a note that said, "I'm fucking the love of your life." It's later confirmed that the fight, while messy, is mostly between members of Brown's and Drake's respective entourages. She believes he is her "true love," even: "We've built a trust again and that's it. I did what a real nigga would do and treated her with respect." September 2013: Drake tells Ellen that Rihanna is a "great girl" and that "we had our moment." at the Grammys spark more relationship rumors.: "At the time it hurt, but she didn't mean to. You spend days reading about this person in the magazines. We love each other and we probably always will," she explains." He was [my] first love and I see that he loved me the same way. Always support and have love for her and yeah…"November 2013: Drake and Rihanna reportedly drop over ,000 on a night out at a Texas strip club.That's how [Rihanna] made me feel, she made me feel small; she made me feel nervous.It just put me back to the Acura in Toronto, feeling like Aubrey Graham, not Drake." October 2010: Drake and Rihanna appear in their first song together, "What's My Name?