New York rapper Nicki Minaj is out here bringing kings into the world. The hip-hop superstar has updated fans on the recent birth of her mini-me and confirmed she’s the proud mother to a baby boy.
Nicki Minaj Confirms Baby Boy Birth
After mounted anticipation and speculation, Nicki has come 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 Breaks Silence W/ Big Announcement
Prior to the announcement, the Queens native went to her social media pages to deliver new music news. Nicki revealed her “Whole Lotta Choppas” song with fellow musician Sada Baby is just hours away from premiering online.
“Midnight #WholeLottaChoppas 🚨” -Nicki Minaj’s Instagram
In August 2020, Sada Baby delivered his “Whole Lotta Choppas” music video. In less than 2 months, the visual already has over 7 million YouTube views.
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