Monica and Shannon Brown Welcome Baby Girl Laiyah!

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By Daniel Gates

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Monica is a mom again!

The singer and her husband, NBA player Shannon Brown, welcomed a baby girl named Laiyah earlier this week.

It is their first child together.

“I THANK GOD for her!!! JOY has been restored in my LIFE!!!” tweeted Brown, along with a picture of the new arrival.

Vanessa Bryant, wife of Brown’s former teammate Kobe, wrote on Instagram, “I am so honored to announce that baby Laiyah Brown has arrived! Mommy and baby are healthy and well. Congratulations @shannonbrown26 and @monicamylife! We love you guys and we can’t wait to meet Laiyah! #6lbs 9/3/13.”

Monica has two children with rapper Rocko.

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