Ludacris Welcomes Baby Girl Cadence Gaëlle

Chris Mcpherson
Ludacris photographed on Jan. 17, 2015 in Los Angeles.

Ludacris and his wife Eudoxie Mbouguiyengue have welcomed a new daughter into the world, named Cadence Gaëlle.

The baby girl was born weighing 7 lbs., 4 oz., People reports. Gaëlle means "a father’s joy."

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Mbouguiyengue made the announcement on Instagram, posting a picture of the couple's dog wearing a balloon and looking out the window in anticipation. She wrote, "She is here" with heart-eyed and heart emojis. She also posted an image of flowers gifted by Vin Diesel's family. 

Ludacris posted a special Throwback Thursday post with an image of his wife and her mother, saying Mbouguiyengue will now be switching places. 

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Baby Cadence Gaëlle is Mbouguiyengue first daughter by birth. Ludacris has two daughters from previous relationships: Cai, 18 months, and Karma, 13.