Rapper Lil Kim gives birth to girl
Lil Kim has become a mother to a baby girl.
Her rep told E! News that Royal was born at 9.58am at Hackensack University Medical Centre in New Jersey. She weighed 6lbs, 5oz and measured 19.5 inches long.
Lil Kim, who released a track called Haterz in April, announced her pregnancy in February, as she continued to perform live.
Rapper Mr Papers, who is said to be in a long-term relationship with Lil Kim, revealed in an interview shortly afterwards that he is the father.