Rihanna to Have Street Named After Her in Barbados
Rihanna will be honored by her hometown.
The Barbados Ministry of Tourism has announced that the global superstar, born Robyn Fenty, will have a street named after her in the city that raised her, according to Nation News.
“The Government of Barbados will on Independence Day, Thursday 30th November, 2017 officially change the name of Westbury New Road located in St. Michael to Rihanna Drive in honour of Barbadian superstar Ms. Robyn Rihanna Fenty who grew up in Westbury New Road,” reads the statement from the Ministry of Tourism.
RiRi is set to be on hand for the two-hour unveiling ceremony, according to the report. The event will take place from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Barbados’ Independence Day, Nov. 30.
Rihanna has been an advocate for her hometown and home country throughout her career. She visits frequently and has often participated in charitable efforts. The Humanitarian of the Year has also welcomed many global stars to the island, including Prince Harry of Wales and Oprah.