Chance the Rapper Announces He's Expecting a Baby

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Chance The Rapper performs on the Dylan Stage during day 2 of the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Los Angeles Grand Park on August 31, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA.  

Chance the Rapper is expecting a baby. 

The 22-year-old Chicago hip-hop star posted a photo to Instagram Thursday showing what's presumably his hand on his girlfriend's pregnant stomach with the caption, "Coming soon."

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According to a source, the mother is Chance's longtime girlfriend, with whom he's been together since the release of Acid Rap in 2013. 

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At last weekend's Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Chance repeatedly told the audience, "I'm growing up" and hinted at somehow leaving this younger version of himself behind. Now we know to what he was referring. 

"Chance is very happy and excited about his new life journey," Chance's manager Pat Corcoran told Billboard.

See the Instagram post here and listen to "Interlude (That's Love)" below:

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