The former Fugees singer Lauryn Hill gave birth to her sixth child, a son, on Saturday, July 23. The baby was healthy despite a scare during delivery. There is as yet no confirmation of the baby’s birth weight, a name, or even the identity of his father.
Lauryn Hill and her baby boy are both doing well after a frightening delivery on Saturday. The child was delivered with the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck but the problem was corrected and the baby was able to be born safely.
“All is well now and everyone is happy,” a source close to Lauryn said about the terrifying occurrence during the labor.
News of the baby’s birth took Lauryn Hill’s name to the top of Twitter’s trending topics list. Fans offered a mix of congratulations, requests for new music and light-hearted jokes about her growing family.
“Lauryn Hill just gave birth to her 6th child. She needs to give birth to a new album. #LaurynComeBack!” joked follower Beatrice.
“Lauryn Hill gives birth to 6th child. That’s one Grammy short of each child!” wrote Arthur. “Don’t think she’ll go back into the studio to make it even.”
There is still much speculation around the identity of Lauryn Hill’s baby daddy. Bob Marley’s son, Rohan Marley, fathered Hill’s five elder children. He has two other children from a previous relationship. However, he has denied that Lauryn Hill’s latest baby is his.
Lauryn Hill has yet to confirm or deny any details about her latest baby, such as his name, birth weight or his father’s name.