Nicki Minaj gives birth to first child

Rapper Nicki Minaj welcomed her first child with husband Kenneth Petty on Wednesday, September 30.

According to PEOPLE and Billboard, Nicki gave birth in Los Angeles. The sex or name of the baby hasn't been revealed yet.

Nicki announced her pregnancy via an Instagram photoshoot in July 2020.

Nicki , 37, announced her marriage with music executive Kenneth, 44, in October 2019. A month before, Nicki said she would be retiring from music to focus on building a family.

She later clarified that that she had changed her mind and would release new music in the future. ā€“