Smooth soul singer Ne-Yo has become a father for the first time. The singer’s girlfriend, Monyetta Shaw, went into early labor Friday night and had a baby girl, a rep for the singer has confirmed to People magazine.
The baby’s name is Madilyn Grace Smith. “I’ve been in love before but this feels like nothing I’ve ever felt,” said Ne-Yo. “Like I’m in love for the first time.” The birth took place in an Atlanta hospital. The baby had been due in January.
Congrats to the couple!