Jay-Z & Beyonce Welcome Birth Of Baby, Blue Ivy Carter
The first baby of the Roc is born.
Iconic emcee and Roc Nation founder Jay-Z and Pop princess Beyonce are now parents. After weeks of rumors and speculation, Beyonce gave birth to Ivy Blue Carter late on January 7, in New York City. The couple welcomed the third member of their celebrity family at Manhattan's Lennox Hill Hospital.
TMZ.com reports that the baby was believed to be a Cesarean section delivery. Rihanna and others tweeted confirmations of Ivy's birth.
Beyonce made her pregnancy public at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards in August.
UPDATE: Initial reports, including TMZ's claimed the baby's name was "Ivy Blue." According to close family friend Gwyneth Paltrow, the baby's name is Blue Ivy Carter.