Rihanna reveals her African tribe – says mom told he she’s originally Igbo

Rihanna Igbo tribe

In a recent interview, Rihanna, an American Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, revealed that she is an Igbo tribe indigene

The singer, who was recently named a billionaire after earning over $1.4 billion from her beauty fad firm, claimed that her mother once told her that she is from the Igbo tribe, which is located in southern Nigeria also known as Biafrans.


In Rihanna words, she said:

“My mom told me that I am originally an Igbo woman. Igbo is a tribe in Africa.”

This sparked debate online as Nigerians flooded the whole social media platforms declaring that Rihanna is a Nigerian.