It’s a baby girl ! Wale announces arrival of first child

Wale is now a father of a babygirl!!
The rapper and girlfriend Claudia Alexis Jourdan welcomed their first child together on Friday.

“Zyla Moon Oluwakemi,” the new dad revealed his daughter’s name, also gushing about fatherhood. “I never cried and smiled at the same time until today,” he wrote. “She so beautiful slim… She perfect.”

Wale shared a sweet Instagram photo of the little one gripping her father’s finger along with a heartfelt message.
See the photo and full message below

Overjoyed . I keep the most important things in my life so far away from people because I'm sensitive . Quite possibly too sensitive to even be in this business nevertheless I spoke on the downward spiral that ensued after complications with my previous child… For that reason I kept this very private as I prayed every day to receive this blessing . Thank You to all my friends so many , Iman/Teyana . Draya and O.Mel and Robyn. Finn Balor Neil Lawi. Bryson, Kehlani WizardEd.. So many ppl that stayed up wit me and talked me thru such a sensitive subject … I named my album SHiNE when I knew my babygirl was on the way …I want to be a better man than I ever been. I'm so flawed I'm so imperfect and the world knows it… I just want to honestly be the best version of myself I can be.. My focus is renewed I'm infinitely in love with my princess and I truly appreciate all the love you have shown her and how understanding many people who knew were .imma keep workin on me and pray to God I can design a young princess who flourishes to an absolute queen .. I got u baby … U go girl .. You are my everything and I'll see to it we SHiNE my precious Zyla💙

A photo posted by Wale (@wale) on

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