Famous pop star, Rihanna is who originally from Barbados, will have a street named after her in the country. Barbados will celebrate its independence on November 30 and as part of the celebration the street where the music icon grew up- Westbury New Road- will be rechristened Rihanna Drive in her honour.
This was contained in an official statement released by the country’s Ministry of Tourism. The statement reads:
The Government of Barbados will on Independence Day, Thursday, November 30, 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.
Barbados’ Prime Minister Feundel Stuart and Rihanna will participate in the unveiling ceremony which will take place between 3-5pm on the 30th of November.