This is going to be one star-studded sandbox. Nicki Minaj became a brand-new mother to a baby boy last month, and the award-winning rapper is already getting a playdate set up with Drake and his son.
No More Beef Between Drake + Nicki?
The two MC’s came up together with Lil Wayne‘s Young Money label, but they were rumored to have some tension in their relationship recently. On the remix to Sada Baby‘s “Whole Lotta Choppas,” Nicki’s first appearance on a track since giving birth, she rapped, “To be honest, I hope one day we do a playdate with Adonis,” referencing Drake’s son. Drake accepted the invite on his Instagram Story, writing “Play dates soon come @nickiminaj.”
Nicki Minaj Confirms Baby Boy Birth
After mounted anticipation and speculation, Nicki came forward to deliver the confirmation fans wanted by revealing she has a young king to now raise. Minaj shared a slideshow of love and admiration coming her way from celebrity friends including music icon Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West.
“Thank you to Queen B, Kim & Ye, Riccardo Tisci, Winnie, Karol & everyone who sent well wishes during this time. It meant the world to me. I am so grateful & in love with my son. Madly in love. My favorite liddo boy in the whole wide world. 🥳🧸🎁” -Nicki Minaj’s Instagram
Nicki Minaj’s Proud Mama Status
According to reports, Onika is now on her mommy duties. While details are still scarce, she gave birth in California late September 2020.
Nicki Minaj has given birth to her first child, a source confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. The singer and husband Kenneth “Zoo” Petty, welcomed their baby on Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Los Angeles, the source adds. Minaj, 37, announced her pregnancy news on Instagram in July, alongside a set of glam snapshots featuring the singer baring her baby bump. In two of the photos, the then-mom-to-be rocked a curly, bright-yellow hairdo, an intricately decorated bikini and sparkly platform stilettos. Another showed her in a ruffled bottom, white knee-high stockings and a blue done-up hairstyle, complete with a bright-green bow. (PEOPLE)
50 Cent Shows Onika Love
In July 2020, New York rapper 50 Cent shared footage from Nicki’s Instagram Story showing off a massive summer stash he sent her way. Fif also used the social media post to salute the fellow Queens native on preparing for motherhood.
“Thanks for the love @nickiminaj and congratulations on the little one. #bransoncognac #lecheminduroi” -50 Cent’s Twitter