Nicki Minaj has revealed she is pregnant with her first child.
The rapper, 37, shared a series of extravagant photos on her Instagram account which showed her cradling her bump while wearing a floral bikini, high heels and colourful wigs.
Her mother, Carol Maraj, confirmed the good news via an Instagram post: 'One of God's greatest gifts...motherhood...no words can express the joy I feel in my heart.'
One of the photos was captioned "#Preggers", while on another she wrote: "Love. Marriage. Baby carriage. Overflowing with excitement & gratitude. Thank you all for the well wishes."