The 29-year-old was the talk of the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night (Aug. 28), where she happily displayed her baby bump both on the red carpet and during her performance. In light of her new journey into motherhood some of her musical associates couldn't hide their elation.
Young Money's leading lady is already calling first dibs on one of the coveted titles to receive after a child is born. "My baby Beyonce! I will be the godmother," Nicki Minaj cheerfully tells The BoomBox.
Rapper J. Cole, who is set to release his debut album, 'Cole World: Teh Sideline Story' on Sept. 27, via Jay-Z's Roc Nation label, was equally excited about the news. "[It's] incredible," Cole shares with The BoomBox. The North Carolina native also predicts that if the baby is a girl, she will be named Brooklyn Carter, which Jay rapped in the track, 'Hello Brooklyn' off his 'American Gangster' album.
"I feel like the whole world feels like we having a baby. How wild is that? You can't help but smile, it's incredible. It's crazy. The way they told the world was so gangsta and it's so not even their style, which made it even better. They're so not flashy with their news but I feel like it's cool that they shared that with the world. They knew that it was important news for the world, to us, the fans."
Beyonce and Jay tied the knot in a secret ceremony in 2009. This will be the first child for both.
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