Nicki Minaj has welcomed her first child with husband Kenneth Petty.

The singer gave birth on Wednesday in Los Angeles, according to reports from TMZ. The gender and name of the child are not yet known.

Nicki shared photos of her baby bump on Instagram to announce that she was pregnant on July 20th.

Rumours that the rapper was expecting a child began somewhere around 2019 before she and Petty wedded.

Before their marriage, Minaj shocked fans as she announced she was retiring from music to start a family. she tweeted in September 2019, “I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me… Love you for LIFE.”

Congratulations! To the brand new parents in town, Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty.