Travis Barker & Rihanna Sitting In A Tree

At the risk of turning DRUMmagazine.com news into the rhythmic equivalent of a grocery store tabloid, we have heard that the ubiquitous Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is now officially dating dance-pop diva Rihanna. Evidently the two have been friends for a while, but things got more serious after the singer broke up with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp. And now we will return to drumming news.