Barbadian born American singer and fashion entrepreneur, Rihanna has revealed that her mother told her that she is originally from the Igbo tribe in Nigeria.
The ‘Umbrella’ hitmaker, who was recently elevated into the league of billionaires after she officially became the wealthiest female musician in the world, made this known in a recent interview.
Rihanna said that her mother disclosed her real origin to her as she noted she is an Igbo woman from the south-eastern part of the West African country, The Nation reports.
“My mom told me that I am originally an Igbo woman. Igbo is a tribe in Africa.”
Rihanna was raised in Bridgetown, Barbados, Rihanna was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers who invited her to the United States to record demo tapes.