Nicki Minaj Shares First Photos Of Her Son
The son of Nicki Minaj is ready for his debut.
The new mom is welcoming her baby boy to the world three months after giving birth. Minaj went to Instagram on Saturday (Jan. 2) to post the first full pictures of her son and partner, Kenneth Petty, showing his face for the first time.
The slideshow features pictures and videos of the adorable boy, who Minaj called “Papa Bear,” while sitting in a baby rocker, decked out in designer dresses from Fendi, Burberry, Versace, and Gucci.
In her caption, while wishing her fans for the new year, Minaj gushed about motherhood. “Thank you so much #PapaBear for choosing me to be your mom,” she wrote. “Wishing a happy & healthy New Year to you guys. Thank you in this journey for your love & encouragement. To me, it meant so much.
She went on, “Becoming a mom is the most fulfilling job I’ve ever done, by far.” Sending love to all the mothers of superheroes out there. Huge hugs to all the women who have been pregnant in this tough time.
Her millions of fans and celebrity colleagues, including Diddy, Bryson Tiller, Tinashe, Lauren London, and more, sent her kind messages.
Minaj has yet to announce the name of her 3-month-old son, but she revealed the name she nearly chose for him, Ninja.
You know what was going to be his name? According to ET Online, I think l could still change it,’ she told her Barbz. “A lot of people said they liked it, but I said, ‘Nah.’ His name was going to be Ninja… at the last minute, I changed it.”
On Sept. 30, Minaj and Petty welcomed their son, but until now, she has mostly kept him off social media. She posted her son’s first photo in October, which showed only his foot.