Nicki Minaj Gives Birth To First Child With Husband Kenneth Petty

Written by on October 1, 2020

Barbie goals come true: Nicki Minaj is formally a mother. 

The rap celebrity welcomed her first little one with husband Kenneth Petty on Wednesday in Los Angeles, in line with a number of retailers. The couple has but to announce the information themselves or launch any additional particulars in regards to the new child.

Minaj first revealed her being pregnant in a sequence of gloriously over-the-top, skilled pictures exhibiting off her child bump in July. 

The rapper captioned one picture “#Preggers” with a yellow coronary heart. “Love. Marriage. Child carriage,” she wrote beneath one other put up. “Overflowing with pleasure & gratitude. Thanks all for the nicely needs.” 

The couple has a lot to rejoice, because the child arrived inside weeks of their one-year marriage ceremony anniversary following almost a 12 months of relationship. 

Minaj marked the event on the time with an Instagram video of matching “Mr. and Mrs.” mugs and coordinating “Bride” and “Groom” baseball caps. 

A month earlier than the 2 tied the knot, the mogul despatched shockwaves by the music neighborhood when she introduced that she was retiring from the rap recreation with out warning.

“I’ve determined to retire and have my household,” she wrote on Twitter in September 2019. “I do know you guys are completely happy now. To my followers, hold reppin me, do it til da demise of me, within the field—cuz ain’t no one checkin me. Love you for LIFE.”

After an outcry from her followers, Minaj later apologized for the “abrupt” put up and has since launched a slew of latest songs, most lately that includes on A$AP Ferg’s “Transfer Ya Hips,” which dropped over the summer season.  

“I’m nonetheless proper right here,” she defined about her surprising put up. “Nonetheless head over heels in love with you guys and you realize that. In hindsight, this could’ve been a Queen Radio dialogue and it is going to be. I promise u guys can be completely happy. No company, simply us speaking about the whole lot. The tweet was abrupt and insensitive, I apologize babe.”

Minaj has lengthy expressed her want to have a household, beforehand stating that she believes she was “put right here to be a mom.”

“[My biggest fear] is that I’ll turn into so consumed with work that I’ll overlook to stay my private life to the fullest,” she informed Complicated in 2014: If I’m carried out with my fifth album and I don’t have a toddler by then, regardless of how a lot cash I’ve, I’d be disenchanted, as a girl, as a result of I really feel like I used to be put right here to be a mom.”

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