Rapper Ice-T and his model wide Coco Austin have announced the arrival of their first child together, a girl named Chanel Nicole. The happy couple have been married since 2002 and announced they were expecting their first child together back in June.

Ice-T and CocoIce T and Coco have welcomed baby Chanel Nicole.

Posting an adorable picture of baby Chanel on Instagram, Coco wrote: ‘Surprise!!! Look who came early!! Welcome the new arrival of Chanel Nicole.. A beautiful healthy 5.7 pound and 18 inch baby girl .Ice and I are so proud! I cried while she was coming out I was so excited to meet her!’

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On twitter Ice-T also shared his joy at Chanel’s arrival writing, ‘Ladies and Gentlemen! Please allow me to introduce to the World.... Baby Chanel 5.7 pounds. Love is Love.’ In the picture Chanel is wearing a pink bow on her head and is wrapped in a hospital blanket.

A photo posted by Coco (@coco) on

Ice-T has also already set up a Twitter account for baby Chanel, ‘I decided I'd be the Youngest girl with a Twitter page.. What's up!! I'm ready to ROCK! @BabyChanelWorld,’ the rapper tweeted. Chanel’s first tweet read: ‘Ok! I'm the newest on Twitter! What's crackin world!! No haters allowed…’

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Writing on her E! pregnancy blog back in September Coco shared: "We are very excited. We had a baby name picked out 10 years ago and we just want a healthy baby. God is on my side and he gave me what I wanted and I'm grateful."