Rapper Lil Kim gives birth to girl, Royal Reign

NEW YORK (AP) — Lil Kim has a lil one of her own: The rapper is now a mother.

Lil Kim's assistant, Noel Perez, confirms that the 38-year-old gave birth to daughter Royal Reign on Monday. It is her first child. No more details were given. Lil Kim's hits include "Crush on You," ''Not Tonight" and "Magic Stick" with 50 Cent. She won a Grammy in 2002 for her work on the No. 1 hit "Lady Marmalade" alongside Christina Aguilera, Pink and Mya.

Lil' Kim, whose real name is Kim Jones, released a song called "Haterz" in April.

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