Rihanna Insists ‘There’s Still a Lot of Mending to Be Carried out’ Following Tremendous Bowl Performance

Rihanna Insists ‘There’s Still a Lot of Mending to Be Carried out’ Following Tremendous Bowl Performance

Rihanna Insists ‘There’s Still A Lot Of Mending To Be Done’ Following Super Bowl Performance


Whereas Riri Felt ‘Powerful’ To Represent Her Community With Halftime Show, The Singer Claims Further Changes Want To Be Made To Combat Racism And Inequality In The Nation.

Rihanna believes there’s a “lot of mending to be done” however she felt it was “powerful” for her to carry out on the Super Bowl. Previously turning down the chance to headline the halftime slot on the flagship NFL game in 2019 as a show of solidarity for Colin Kaepernick – who alleged he had been frozen out by the organisation on account of his protests in opposition to racial injustice, the 34-year-old singer finally took to the stage in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday, February 12 during the sporting extravaganza and has now explained her decision to do so.

“There’s nonetheless loads of mending to be done in my eyes, but it surely’s powerful to break those doors, and have representation at such a high, high level and a consistent level. Two Super Bowls back-to-back, , representing the urban community, globally. It’s highly effective. It sends a very strong message,” she stated, referring to last year’s halftime performers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar.

And the delivery of Rihanna and A$AP Rocky’s son – whose name hasn’t been publicly revealed – last May was also a factor in her decision. She instructed Britain’s Vogue magazine, “Raising a young Black man is without doubt one of the scariest responsibilities in life. You are like, ‘What am I leaving my youngsters to? This is the planet they’re gonna be living on?’ All of these issues actually begin to hit in a different way.”

In the meantime, Rihanna – who revealed throughout the Super Bowl she’s pregnant along with her second child – admitted changing into mother and father has introduced her and Rocky closer together. She stated, “We’re best buddies with a child. […] We have now to be on the same page, however we have all the time sort of had that in our relationship. All the things adjustments when you’ve a child however I would not say it is done something however made us closer.”

And the “Work” hitmaker likes to see the bond between the two males in her life. She said, “The second Rocky makes eye contact with him, he is on fire. The whole thing they say about sons and moms, it’s a myth. Sons and fathers is crazy. I realised that the validation that you really need as a boy is from your father.”

See the full feature within the March issue of British Vogue available via digital download and on newsstands from Tuesday, February 21. Read more at vogue.co.uk.




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