Rihanna’s beau A$AP Rocky shoots music video in Barbados – as couple await arrival of their second child
A$AP Rocky was spotted shooting a music video and giving back to the local community in Barbados on Friday – ahead of the arrival of his second child with Rihanna.
The 34-year-old rapper’s music video shoot took place the heart of the city of Bridgetown’s urban area known as Chop City on Chapman Lane.
It is presumed that the shoot was for a single that will be featured on Don’t Be Dumb, the title of A$AP Rocky’s long-awaited 4th studio album.
Don’t Be Dumb is expected to drop sometime later this year.
A$AP Rocky was seen on the set of the video shoot wearing a white t-shirt and a pair of light blue jean shorts.
Music video: A$AP Rocky was spotted shooting a music video and giving back to the local community in Barbados on Friday – ahead of the arrival of his second child with Rihanna
Good Times: The rapper flashed a smile as he got on a motorcycle
The two-time Grammy-nominated rapper completed his look with a pair of yellow chunky timber boots with blue laces, a pair of white socks, a golden chain necklace, and a bandana of Barbados’s flag.
During the video shoot, A$AP Rocky was seen getting on the back of a grey motorcycle.
While on the motorcycle, the rapper could be seen holding what appeared to be a a crumpled up Barbadian flag in one of his hands.
For another scene of the music video, the rapper could be seen running through Chop City area with a bunch of young children.
Meanwhile, the young extras were dressed in outfits nearly identical to A$AP Rocky’s for the scene, but they all had the white cloth draped on their heads in a style where only their eyes were visible.
Some of the young children were seen holding smaller versions of the Barbadian flag.
At one point during the shoot, A$AP Rocky was even spotted up in a tree holding a much larger size of the flag of Barbados.
Any day now: A$AP is seen with pregnant partner Rihanna and their son RZA, one
Running around town: The rapper could be seen running through Chop City area with a bunch of young children for one of the scenes for his music video
Barbados Pride: Despite being born in NYC, Barbados holds a special place in the rapper’s heart as it is the country that his father comes from
Behind-the-scenes: Throughout the shoot, A$AP Rocky stopped and took many photos with children and adults who participated in the video shoot as extras
According to eyewitnesses, A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, said he was excited to be home and doing stuff in Barbados. Throughout the shoot, he stopped and took many photos with children and adults who participated in the video shoot as extras.
The rapper even gave away money to every young kid in Barbados’ poorest community.
The sighting of A$AP Rocky in Barbados comes as he and his girlfriend Rihanna are expecting the arrival of their second child any day now.
Barbados holds a special place in the rapper’s heart. Despite being born in New York City, A$AP Rocky is half-Barbadian through his father.
In addition, partner Rihanna, who was not present during the video shoot, was born and raised in Barbados.
Despite being longtime friends, the couple have only been together since 2021. They are the parents of one-year-old son RZA.