Lil Kim Is Pregnant

The hip hop star is expecting her first child.

Posted: 02/13/2014 02:00 PM EST
Lil Kim

UPDATE: Lil Kim confirmed the news about her obvious pregnancy at a New York Fashion Week after-party for MAC Cosmetics. "I'm a mom, but I can turn it up a little!" the glowing Brooklyn-bred rapper declared, according to US Weekly.

Just before performing her hit "Lighters Up," she added, "It's also going to be Biggie's birthday and the anniversary of his death soon so we [pointing to her bulging belly] love you."

She revealed a bit more details privately. "I'm so excited! I'm a few months along, I can't wait to be a mom!" she told the outlet, promising, "I'm still going to be hard-core. The baby has made me even more of a beast!"

PREVIOUS: Lil Kim made a huge splash at a New York Fashion Week event sporting a baby bump underneath her designer dress. The 39-year-old rapper surprised everyone when she arrived at The Blonds NYFW show on Wednesday night (Feb. 12) looking very pregnant.

Social media started to buzz after Instagram photos of the star and her bundle of joy started to make the rounds online. Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton was one of the first attendees of the runway show to reveal the big news. He posed in an Instagram pic with Kim captioned, "Me and a very PREGNANT #LilKim at #TheBlonds show. Congrats, boo!!! #NYFW."

Throughout the night the mommy-to-be sat comfortably in the front row with her belly quite visible in a The Blonds dress. It is unclear how far along the star is in her pregnancy. This would be the first child for the Brooklyn born rapper, who has been romantically linked to Notorious B.I.G., Scott Storch and Ray J over the years. Speculation online is already starting to swirl around identifying the father of the unborn child. It's been reported that Kim broke up with her boyfriend, rapper Mr. Papers, months ago.

Congrats to the Queen Bee!

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