(ATLANTA) -- Singer Ne-Yo is a new dad. People magazine reports Ne-Yo and his girlfriend, Monyetta Shaw, welcomed their first child together, a girl named Madilyn Grace Smith, in an Atlanta hospital Friday night.
Ne-Yo, whose real name is Shaffer Chimere Smith, tells the magazine, "I've been in love before but this feels like nothing I've ever felt."
He celebrated Saturday on Twitter by writing, "Welcoming that lil' girl to the world last night defined for me what 'willing to kill and die for' truly means. My world, my life, all hers."
The baby was due in January.
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