Rihanna is dating drake


07-Aug-2015 18:38

"I was introduced to her as the kid who played background music at the restaurant as people ate their dinner." "She's someone I've been in love with since I was 22 years old," he later gushed, prompting big cheers from the audience. All my adult life, I've looked up to her, even though she's younger than me.

She's a living, breathing legend in our industry." WATCH: Drake Parties With Rihanna Post-VMAs, Kisses Her in Selfie -- 'Tonight We Celebrate You!

After years of teasing fans about their close relationship, Drake and Rihanna are "definitely a couple," a source close to Rihanna tells ET. "No one really knows how long they have been 'official' -- they just decided to let it become a thing instead of hiding it from everyone.

The pair first dated in 2009 and have been in an on and off relationship ever since.

The 28-year-old Four Five Seconds hitmaker released a raunchy music video for new single Work, featuring the Hotline Bling singer.

' And the flirtiness between the two didn't stop there. They would hug and he would kiss into her neck." Watch the video below for more on Drake and Rihanna's romantic NYC dinner date.

Drake -- who also bought a billboard sign for Rihanna ahead of her MTV honor and later shared a kissing selfie of the two -- only had eyes for the "Love On the Brain" singer at a VMA after-party at Up & Down nightclub, a source told ET.

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Drake, 29, and Rihanna, 28, have definitely been spending plenty of quality time together recently.

On Monday night, prior to their flight, the superstars stepped out for a dinner date at Nobu in New York City.