Rihanna reveals her and A$AP Rocky’s baby's name but who inspired it? Other stars with music-inspired monikers

With her second baby on the way, Rihanna relieved fans of guessing her baby’s name after a year of waiting

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In the early stages of her career Rihanna kept asking us ‘What’s My Name?’ and since she welcomed her first baby last year with A$AP Rocky, fans have been patiently waiting to find out what their name is.

The 'Diamonds' singer's musician-inspired baby moniker has finally been revealed nearly a year after the star gave birth as the couple prepare for baby boy’s first birthday on 13 May 2022 and expect their second child. 

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Despite the confirmation coming out today, Rihanna has been dropping hints surrounding her first-born’s name after wearing Wu-Tang Clan’s merchandise on several occasions in New York City and Santa Monica.

Inspired by the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan, the baby’s birth certificate confirms that he is called RZA Athelston Mayers, named after the lead producer and rapper.

Ol' Dirty B****rd, Inspectah Deck, DJ Mathematics, RZA, Raekwon the Chef, Method Man, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna attend Tribeca TV: Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics And Men - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Beacon Theatre on April 25, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)Ol' Dirty B****rd, Inspectah Deck, DJ Mathematics, RZA, Raekwon the Chef, Method Man, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna attend Tribeca TV: Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics And Men - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Beacon Theatre on April 25, 2019 in New York City.  (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)
Ol' Dirty B****rd, Inspectah Deck, DJ Mathematics, RZA, Raekwon the Chef, Method Man, U-God, Ghostface Killah, Masta Killa, and Cappadonna attend Tribeca TV: Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics And Men - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Beacon Theatre on April 25, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Steven Ferdman/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Wu-Tang Clan was created in Staten Island, 1992 and features members RZA, GZA, Method Man, Masta Killa, Raekwon, Inspectah Deck, Ghostface Killah, U-God, and the late Ol' Dirty B**tard.

As Ri-Ri seemingly chooses a musical inspired baby name, PeopleWorld takes a look at other celebrities who have paid tributes to musicians when choosing their child’s moniker:

Mariah Carey’s daughter

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From a Christmas icon to a Hollywood icon, Mariah Carey named her daughter Monroe Cannon after her idol Marilyn Monroe.

Fergie and Josh Duhamel’s son 

Fergie and Josh loved their ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ so much that they chose to pay tribute to the Guns N Roses' frontman Axl Rose by naming their son Axl.

Zoe Saldana’s child

While Zoe was filming Guardians of the Galaxy do you reckon she found out if there was ‘Life On Mars’ considering her son Bowie is named after the hit singer David Bowie.

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s daughter

Although it is not as obvious a link, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen wanted to make reference to singer and activist Nina Simone by picking their daughter’s middle name as Simone.

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