Rihanna kicked off the show, performing a medley of her hit songs in a bright pink ensemble that matched her background dancers and the stage. Rihanna has been asked about Drake before but has always avoided the question.
On Sunday night, the long-rumored relationship between Drake and Rihanna was all but confirmed when Drake presented Riri with the MTV VMAs Video Vanguard Award.
Before meeting the family, Drake gave a lengthy speech for the singer as he presented her award.
Drake and Rihanna partied until the wee hours of the morning after the 2016 VMAs on August 28, but before they arrived at the club, there was a few hours they were totally unaccounted for.
Beyonce has taken top honours at MTV’s Video Music Awards in NY – while rapper Drake got tongues wagging by professing his “love” for Rihanna.
Rumours have circulated for more than a year that there’s more than theatrics behind the steamy duets between Rihanna and Drake. What do you think they were up to before the after-party?
“God bless you guys”, she said. The 28-year-old Rihanna sang 13 of the biggest hits in her 13-year career, including “Rude Girl”, “Diamonds” and “Only Girl in the World”.
Drake won best hip hop video for “Hotline Bling” and Calvin Harris won best male video for “This is What You Came For” and electronic video for “How Deep Is Your Love”.
Why do we have to detract from celebrating a woman’s accomplishments by focusing on her romantic life?
Drake also professed his love for Rihanna during the speech and the two reportedly shared a quick kiss after cameras had panned away. At one point during the show, Brit danced sensuously around Eazy before sliding her hand just above his groin area from behind. She also had by her side, her cute daughter Blue Ivy and they definitely slayed the red carpet together. “All of my adult life I’ve looked up to her even though she’s younger than me”.
As Rihanna gave him a peck on the cheek, Drake continued to lean in to kiss her and then her neck.
Drake and Rihanna dating rumors have been going on for a while.