It’s a girl for first-time mom Lil’ Kim!
The 39-year-old rapper reportedly gave birth this morning at roughly 10am in New Jersey, according to Entertainment Tonight.
Weighing in at 6lbs and 5oz, Kim chose Royal Reign as the baby’s name, which isn’t terribly surprising considering the new mom had a royal-themed baby shower and has been known to go by the nickname ‘Queen.’
Lil’ Kim first debuted her pregnancy during New York Fashion Week in February and expressed how much she was looking forward to having her first child.
“I’m so excited! I can’t wait to be a mom,” she told US Weekly. “I’m still going to work. I’m still going to be hardcore…The baby has made me even more of a beast!”
Meanwhile, Kim has not yet revealed the identity of Royal’s father, though E! News has previously speculated that it could be her former flame Mr. Papers; a New York-based rapper.
Congrats to Lil’ Kim on the birth of her daughter Royal Reign!