Pop songtress, performing minstrel and designer Rihanna can add another
honor to her developing rundown of accomplishments in the wake of being given a new ambassadorial job by the administration of Barbados.
The artist, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, was named "Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary" for her home country on Thursday.
The role involves promoting education, tourism and investment. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said she was honoured to confer the title.
"Rihanna has a deep love for this country and this is reflected in her philanthropy, especially in the areas of health and education. She also shows her patriotism in the way she gives back to this country and continues to treasure the island as her home," the prime minister said in a government statement.