The island of Barbados have decided to honour one of its talented personalities, Rihanna, by renaming a street after her as part of the activities to commemorate its independence on the 30th of November this year,

According to Loop News Barbados, the street Westbury New Road where Rihanna grew up will be renamed Rihanna Drive.

The news was disclosed in a statement issued on Friday by the country’s Ministry of Tourism. It stated;

“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.”

The 29-year-old singer, will participate alongside the Prime Minister of Barbados Feundel Stuart in the unveiling ceremony which will take place between 3-5pm on the 30th of November.