Rapper Welcomes 1st Child With Kenneth Petty – Hollywood Life

Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty are officially parents, according to a new report on October 1. The couple reportedly welcomed their 1st child together this week in LA! Here’s everything we know…

The Barbz have a lot to celebrate after their beloved Nicki Minaj welcomed her first child with husband Kenneth Petty on Wednesday, September 30, according to TMZ. Unfortunately, there are no other details about Nicki’s bundle of joy at this time, including a birth date, and the baby’s name and sex. The “MEGATRON” rapper, 37, has not confirmed the report either. HollywoodLife has reached out to a representative for Nicki for comment.

Nicki Minaj’s pregnancy announcement, shared on July 20, 2020. (Photo credit: Nicki Minaj/Instagram)

Nicki revealed she was expecting in a number of Instagram posts on July 20. The 10x Grammy nominee shared professional photos of her bare baby bump (seen above), which she cradled in different colorful, beaded bikinis. “#Preggers,” Nicki, who donned a curly, yellow wig captioned her first photo reveal.

The second snap showed her standing with her left hand under her belly. She wore a bright blue wig and knee-high white stalkings with jeweled platforms on. The third photo showed Nicki lounging on a pink couch in her same yellow wig and jeweled bikini that she posed in for the first shot.

“Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude,” she captioned photo No. 3, adding, “Thank you all for the well wishes.”

Nicki Minaj's pregnancy announcement
Nicki Minaj’s pregnancy announcement, shared on July 20, 2020. (Photo credit: Nicki Minaj/Instagram)

In her fourth and final pregnancy reveal, Nicki recreated a pregnancy portrait that emulated the Virgin Mary, she said. The photo, which showed Nicki in a floor-length beaded veil with her baby bump poking out of a white angelic gown, was shot by famed photographer David LaChapelle.

Nicki didn’t mention the baby’s father in her initial pregnancy reveal, though the rapper has been married to Kenneth since October of 2019. She went public with their romance on social media in December of 2018. Even before she wed Kenneth, Nicki was vocal about wanting a marriage and children. Congratulations to the rapper and her husband on their new addition!

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