Despite Drake’s repeated proclamations of love over the years and many a suggestive date night, steamy music video and onstage grinding session, the party line from Aubrih/Drihanna has always been the same: .To those of us who have been following the situation, one plausible working theory has been that that Drake is madly in love with Rih but she has been friend-zoning him for years, and that, while they may have dated intermittently, it has never been official.It just put me back to the Acura in Toronto, feeling like Aubrey Graham, not Drake.” October 2010We’re treated to their first musical collaboration, “What’s My Name,” along with a video that features them flirting in a convenience store.Rih is linked to baseball player Matt Kemp at the time.reports that Rihanna spent the night out drinking whiskey and apple juice while making out with “Canadian former child actor-turned-rapper Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham” at New York’s Lucky Strike bowling alley.November 2009Bowling date aside, Rih says things are platonic.“Me and Drake, we’re friends,” she tells interviewer Angie Martinez, laughing off questions about their relationship (although do we detect a note of hesitation in her voice? “We never, no.” May 2010On his track “Fireworks,” from his debut album , Drake raps about that infamous night at the bowling alley.
“Who could have predicted Lucky Strike would have you stuck with me.” Still, he hasn’t forgotten about their sweet night among the pins. She never would go; she would have a million excuses why she couldn’t talk to me.“I’ll never forget it, baby, what an experience, you could have been the one.” profile of Drake, the pair did briefly date back in 2009 after Rihanna asked him to write a song for her album, but it’s over now. That’s how [Rihanna] made me feel, she made me feel small; she made me feel nervous.