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Rapper Wale welcomes baby girl with long time girlfriend, cancels One Africa Fest performance

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Congratulations are in order for Nigerian rapper, Wale.

The D.C. rapper just became a father for the first time. His girlfriend, Chloe Alexis, gave birth to a baby girl on Friday afternoon in New York City.

Wale was scheduled to perform at the One Africa Music Fest at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center tonight, but had to cancel. He is currently at the hospital with his daughter.


The new dad took to Instagram to share his joy;

‘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

He also had this to say…

Big congrats to Wale.

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