Kelis Gives Birth To Baby Boy

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"Milkshake" singer Kelis welcomed her first child on Wednesday, Access Hollywood has confirmed.

"Kelis gave birth to Knight Jones last night on July 22nd around 9 PM," a rep for Kelis said in a statement released to Access. "Weighing a healthy 7.8lbs, the beautiful baby boy and his mother are doing wonderful."

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As previously reported on Access Hollywood, the singer went into labor early Monday morning around 2 AM. Kelis' rep said she chose a natural birth.

The singer delivered in a New York City area hospital. Her mother and sister were present in the room during the birth.

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This is the first child for the singer, and the second for ex-husband Nas, who also has a 15-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

Kelis announced her pregnancy at the beginning of this year, before filing for divorce from Nas in late April.

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