Sexyy Red is celebrating the arrival of her second child with characteristic flair, proving that motherhood hasn’t dampened her spirited persona.
The 25-year-old artist took to Instagram on Monday to announce the birth, channeling reality star Tiffany “New York” Pollard in a meme-inspired post from her hospital bed.
“Me waitin to get discharged from the hospital so I can hit da block wit da guys,” she wrote next to a photo of herself in her hospital gown.
Me waitin to get discharged from the hospital so I can hit da block wit da guys pic.twitter.com/hsGkMuDsWZ
— Sexyy Red (@SexyyRed314_) February 5, 2024
Fans flooded the comments section with congratulatory messages and excitement, praising her for effortlessly navigating pregnancy while maintaining her vibrant stage presence.
The rapper, known for her candid lyrics and bold performances, had kept the identity of her child’s father under wraps until recently. In a series of now-deleted maternity photoshoot photos, she revealed glimpses of the mystery man, affectionately referring to him as her “bd” (baby daddy).
This revelation marked a significant shift from her previous fiery single, “Bow Bow Bow (F My Baby Dad),” released just a month earlier.
Sexyy Red, hailing from St. Louis, Missouri, candidly discussed concealing her pregnancy during tours with industry heavyweights Drake and Moneybagg Yo.
Reflecting on the challenges of hiding her growing belly while on stage, she admitted to employing various tactics to maintain secrecy, including strategic wardrobe choices and breath control techniques.
Despite her efforts to keep the pregnancy under wraps, speculation began to arise during the Drake tour, prompting Sexyy Red to ultimately embrace the truth. A
s she recounted to Billboard, the decision to reveal her pregnancy stemmed from the physical strain of concealing it while performing, leading her to prioritize her well-being and authenticity.