Singer Monica has become a mother for a third time after welcoming a daughter named Laiyah with her NBA player husband Shannon Brown on Tuesday.
The “That Boy is Mine” singer’s good friend, Vanessa Bryant, took to social media to announce the new arrival.
Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa posted the baby news in an Instagram.com post on Thursday, writing, “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 (pounds) 9/3/13.”
The proud dad, Phoenix Suns player Shannon Brown wrote on Instagram, “I Thank God for her!!! Joy has been restored in my Life!!!”
Brown and R&B singer Monica first met in June 2010 when she asked Brown to star as her love interest for her music video for the her single “Love All Over Me”.
The couple were married in a secret ceremony in 2010 at their Los Angeles home.
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