Watch Macklemore Announce First Child in Emotional Video

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Macklemore performed at the Rock 'n' Roll 1/2  of the 1/2 in Las Vegas on Sunday, November 16th benefitting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America.

Macklemore and his fiancee Tricia Davis are going to be parents!

Macklemore Promises New Album Coming in 2015

The 31-year-old rapper, whose real name is Ben Haggerty, confirmed the pregnancy through Twitter on Saturday (Jan. 3) by tweeting a link to an emotional video of the couple discovering the wonderful news during an ultrasound visit.

"Today the media speculated about some big news in our life. So we decided to share it with you ourselves. Love, Ben and Tricia," reads a caption that opens the minute-long clip.

The new baby is expected to arrive in "May 2015," according to the video.

The coming year will also find Macklemore & Ryan releasing a new album. On Thursday (Jan. 1), a fan posted on Twitter, "Its 2015 and I still don't have a new @macklemore album wtf." The rapper spotted the loving complaint and replied, "You will this year. Believe that".

A source later confirmed to Billboardthat there will indeed be a new Macklemore album in 2015, most likely in the second half of the year. Details of a lead single and release date are currently under wraps.

 

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