M.I.A. gives birth to baby boy

She went into labour just hours after Grammys appearance

MIA has given birth to a baby boy, and reveals she went into labour just a few hours after appearing at the Grammys last weekend.

In a message posted on her Myspace blog, the rapper says:

“SUNDAY NITE I CA M E HOME FROM THE GRAMMY’S STILL IN THE MOOD TO PARTY , I COUDA EASILY GONE OUT BUT I WENT HOME INSEAD , LUCKY I DID!! COZ MY EARLY STAGE LABOUR KICKED IN AROUND 2 AM .

MY BABY WAS BORN WEDNESDAY , HE IS HEALTHY , FINE , BEAUTIFUL AND THE MOST AMZING THING EVER ON THIS PLANET, OF COURSE IM HIS MUM!!!

ME AND BABY ARE PUTTING OUR TOUR DATES FOR 2010 TOGETHER AND MAKING MIX TAPES AND FIGURING OUT A WAY TO BREAK OUT OF THE HOSPITAL ! HOPEFULLY THE WORLD IS BEEN TICKING ALONG AND I AINT MISSED MUCH!”

She also posted a link to a YouTube aerobics video called the ‘Preggo Shuffle Rap’.

She performed alongside Jay-Z, Kanye West and T.I. at the Grammy Awards last Sunday (February 8).

–By our New York staff.

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