Rihanna Blessed the Internet With Gorgeous Throwback Pics From Her Maternity Photo Shoot and We’re Obsessed

The singer is expecting her second baby with partner rapper A$AP Rocky.


Rihanna dropped the most breathtaking series of throwback pics from her maternity photo shoot in 2022. The singer, who shares son RZA with rapper A$AP Rocky and is currently expecting her second baby, posted a marvelous carousel showing off her baby bump in black stringy bikini bottoms, snakeskin heels and tons of jewelry.

She covered her chest with her hands and posed on a balcony overlooking the beach while surrounded by palm trees.

“here’s a little series I call ‘Rub on ya titties’ in honor of my first pregnancy, embracing motherhood like a g, and the magic that this body made,” the 35-year-old captioned her May 18 Instagram post. “Baby RZA… he in there not having a clue how nuts his mama is, or how obsessed he was bout to make me#maternityshoot2022 #tobecontinued.”

The Savage X Fenty founder announced the news of her second pregnancy during her performance at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show in February.

“GAHHH 😍,” Nicole Williams-English commented on the series of photos.

“break the internet!!!!🔥🔥🔥,” added Gabriella Halikas.

“rza has the mama of the year,” gushed the official Spotify account.

“Giving us everything! Beauty, grace, bawdyyy 😍✨🖤,” the official Fenty Beauty IG chimed in.

The slide of pics was shared with Rihanna’s 150 million followers and garnered almost 13 million likes in just three days.

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Ananya Panchal


Ananya Panchal is a NYC-based Lifestyle & Trending News writer at SI Swimsuit. Before joining the Swim team, the Boston University Alum worked for culture & entertainment beats at Bustle, The San Francisco Chronicle and the TODAY Show. When Ananya is not writing or doom-scrolling on social media, she can be found playing sudoku, rewatching One Tree Hill or trying new restaurants. She's also a coffee and chocolate (separately) enthusiast.