In early October, the American press announced that Nicki Minaj had given birth to her first child with her husband Kenneth Petty. According to the E! News, who was one of the media to announce the happy event, the 37-year-old rapper gave birth on September 30, 2020 in a Los Angeles hospital. No other information had been shared and fans of the star still did not know the child's first name or gender.
"I am so grateful"
Thursday, October 15, 2020, the interpreter of the hit "Starships" mentioned for the first time the birth of her baby. In a message, Nicki Minaj thanked famous friends who sent her gifts for her newborn baby. This is how the young mother revealed that she had had a son, without however mentioning his first name, which therefore remains a mystery. “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. ”she wrote.
Nicki Minaj announced her first pregnancy in July on social networks, posting a photo of her showing her rounded belly in her underwear. The arrival of this first child comes exactly one year after her nuptials with Kenneth Petty celebrated in October 2019. A month before this union, the singer had explained to her fans on Twitter that she had chosen to put her career on hold to be concentrate on his private life. “I decided to retire to start a family. (...) To my fans, I love you, ”she said in particular.