Wale is officially a dad! And even better, the rapper announced the arrival of his baby girl on July 22 with a super sweet Instagram message coupled with a precious pic. We can only imagine how thrilled he and his longtime girlfriend, Chloe Jourdan, must be!
Wale, 31, whose real name is Olubowale Victor Akintimehin, shared a loving photo of his first child, a baby girl named Zyla Moon, with his Instagram followers on July 22. And we don’t blame the hip hop star for wanting to share his happy news with the world! After all, this IS his first child, one whom he shares with longtime GF Chloe Jourdan.
“Overjoyed. I keep the most important things in my life so far away from people because I’m sensitive,” the rapper began his lengthy message. “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,” which is in reference to an earlier miscarriage.
“For that reason I kept this very private as I prayed every day to receive this blessing,” Wale continued, going on to express his thanks for many of his friends who helped him through his difficult loss. “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,” the rapper gushed.
“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💙.”
Such a heartfelt and sweet message! And we absolutely love how real Wale got with his fans when announcing his daughter’s arrival. Clearly he’s extremely excited about fatherhood! Congrats again to the happy parents!
What do you think of Wale’s sweet message, HollywoodLifers? Pretty precious, right? Leave your congratulations for the rapper below!