Joe Budden and Cyn Santana expecting their first child togetherThey announced the news with Instagram posts and love letters to each other.
Aug 10, 2017

Joe Budden has taken on a new career path as the co-host for Complex's debate show Everyday Struggle, and now he's welcoming a new member to his family. The retired rapper and his girlfriend Cyn Santana announced on Instagram that they are expecting a child.

Budden revealed the good news in a heartfelt Instagram post. The black-and-white photo depicts him and a pregnant Santana, and the caption is a beautiful message about his gratitude for their relationship and her place in his life.

I Never.... I never knew we'd get here, it's funny... I never saw you in that light. Now I never see light without you. I never courted you, an if I did I never acknowledged it. I never had a friend in romance. I never thought that was possible. I never have laughed this much or hard. I never knew you or your energy were so radiant, enigmatic even.... but I never knew you.......... I never could've been more deprived. I never felt this way before. I never not thank God for every intricate detail that make you whole. It makes me whole. I never imagined you would be as beautiful as you are today, it's beautiful to be a part of. Thank you for it all. Thank you for not only making me stronger, but for being strong enough for us both most times. Thank you for for carrying my child. Thank you for helping me rectify some generational issues, thank you for helping me get it right. Thank you for making that important to you as well. Thank you for every I never Thank you for changing my forever, forever Thank you for hope, joy & acceptance... Because if there's one thing you've taught me is that what tomorrow holds, thank GOD, I never know. I love you. I love y'all. PS - ITS FUCKING LIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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"I never had a friend in romance. I never thought that was possible. I never have laughed this much or hard. I never knew you or your energy were so radiant, enigmatic even, but I never knew you," Budden wrote. "... I never not thank God for every intricate detail that make you whole."

Santana made her own post with a loving note to Budden as well.

"Through our love, I've gotten even closer to God," she wrote. "And through him we were able to create this blessing... thank you. I love ya'll so much."

Santana and Budden both posted multiple maternity photos and videos from the shoot.

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Thank you God.

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