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WATCH: Rihanna Attends Ceremony to Name Street After Her

On Thursday, pop sensation Rihanna attended a ceremony in her home country of Barbados, as they honored her by naming the street she lived on as child "Rihanna Drive."


Photos and video of Rihanna, who stunned in a yellow dress as she was escorted to the dedication in Bridgetown, emerged on social media, and fans went appropriately nuts.

And, as it was a rainy day on the island, people couldn't help making umbrella references:

Instagram post by Rihanna Daily • Nov 30, 2017 at 9:59pm UTC

The Prime Minister of Barbados was on hand to talk about Rihanna's influence, saying in part: "On February the 20th of 1988, the day Rihanna was born, Barbados was changed socially, politically and economically."

He added: "Rihanna became one of the most iconic personalities of the 21st century."

Rihanna gave a speech as well, encouraging the young kids in her town by telling them: "I know the saying 'believe in your dreams,' it sounds cliché, but I guarantee you the only thing that got me here was believing in my dream."

In addition to the name change of the road formerly known as Westbury New Road, a plaque has also been installed, giving some history about the music icon's achievements, and finishing with a quote from Rihanna.

"Welcome to Rihanna Drive... My home. My whole life was shaped on this very road," it reads. "I was just a little girl riding bikes, running around barefoot, and flying kites in the cemetery, but I had BIG dreams. Dreams that were born and realized right here."

"Thank you to my family, my country and the people of Westbury New Road! You will forever be a part of who I am, and for that I am honored to have this place named after me," it concludes.

She shared a similar sentiment on Instagram, reliving some childhood memories and thanking everyone who was a part of her upbringing:

Rihanna fans took to Twitter to honor her remarkable achievement:

And to announce their decision to move to Barbados:

Congratulations, Rihanna!

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H/T: Twitter, Uproxx