Drake Ready To Settle Down With Rihanna: Inside His Plans To Propose

Drake is reportedly planning to propose to Rihanna.

After months of speculation that the two, who were first romantically linked back in 2009, were back together and dating again, sources are now claiming that things are so serious for the twosome that Drake is planning a big engagement surprise.

A source broke the big proposal news to Urban Islandz, claiming that Drake allegedly picked out an engagement ring for Rihanna weeks ago but is waiting until they’re both done with their respective tours to pop the question.

“[Drake] has a ring that he wanted to give to her for weeks now but I guess he is waiting until they both finish touring,” a source close to the “Hotline Bling” rapper told the site of his big plans to get engaged to Rihanna, who is currently on the road with her “ANTI World Tour” until late November while Drake’s “Summer Sixteen Tour” plays until mid-October.

“He’s madly in love with [Rihanna] and is not willing to let her slip away this time,” the insider continued, admitting that Drake is “very smitten” with the star and is so in love that “he doesn’t even know how to handle himself around her” now that they’re dating again.

The site’s insider also went on to reveal how Drake has been proving to Rihanna that he’s ready to settle down in recent weeks, revealing as the engagement rumors swirled that he’s been focusing all his time and attention on the “Needed Me” singer after the two reportedly rekindled their dating life earlier this year.

“When you see someone like Drizzy trying to turn in his players card then you know that Rihanna is a dime piece for sure,” the insider said of the alleged impending engagement and proposal plans. “No other chick could do that but Rihanna did that effortlessly and you can’t blame the homie just look at her. They will be a real power couple in the biz.”

The latest round of reports suggesting that Rihanna and Drake could find themselves celebrating and engagement in the coming months comes just days after Life & Style reported that Drake has become a “changed man” since dating Rihanna again and has been doing all he can to convince the singer that he’s ready for marriage and babies.

Drake Ready To Get Serious With Rihanna -- Inside His Plans To Propose
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According to the magazine, Drake has been proving that he’s ready to settle down by steering clear of other women following his and Rihanna’s reconciliation, and that includes staying away from any and all distractions after they started dating again.

An insider told the site that Drake has been telling his team to keep ladies away from him while he’s on the road for his “Summer Sixteen Tour.” He even asked bouncers to keep the VIP section closed during a recent night out in New York City’s 1OAK nightclub after People reported that he and Rihanna had been “secretly dating for months.”

“All those women that flock to his trailer, bus and VIP sections to be with him are seeing a changed man,” the insider confirmed, noting that Drake allegedly asked security to “close off the VIP section” and not allow other ladies to enter during his time at the Big Apple club.

According to a source who spoke to Life & Style prior to the engagement rumors, Drake explicitly “told bouncers not to let any women in” while partying at 1OAK nightclub in the Big Apple earlier this month around the same time he could have been planning a proposal and shopping for an engagement ring for Rihanna.

The report came shortly after E! News confirmed that the two were dating but revealed it was Rihanna who’s reluctant to settle down with Drake because she doesn’t believe he’s ready for a serious relationship and a potential engagement.

“Rihanna loves Drake, but is still not ready to put a title on them,” an insider alleged to the site earlier this month before the proposal reports.

“Drake has expressed to Rihanna that he only wants to date her and only her, but she wants to take day by day this time around,” the source continued, reporting at the time that “Drake would make her his girlfriend in a second if he could.”

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