UPDATE: Ne-Yo Is A Dad Again; Singer Reveals Baby’s Name
First Published: October 14, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Ne-Yo has another hit on his hands with the birth of his second child.
According to People, the singer, 31, whose real name is Shaffer Chimere Smith, welcomed his second child on Monday with girlfriend Monyetta Shaw.
Later on Friday moring, Ne-Yo Tweeted, “Sal-u twit fam. If you are truly fam you’ll help me welcome the heir to my throne, born OCT.9TH at 6 pounds, 10 ounces! Mason Evan Smith!”
The couple’s second baby comes less than a year after they welcomed daughter Madilyn Grace in November 2010.
Following the birth of his daughter, the R&B star expressed the joy of new fatherhood, Tweeting, “Feels like I’m in luv for the first time… 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.”
Ne-Yo’s next album, “The Cracks in Mr. Perfect,” is due to drop in 2012.
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