Rapper Angie Martinez has given birth to a four kilogram (nine pound) baby boy called NIKO RUFFIN in New York City.

Martinez, who pulled out of an opportunity to serve as a judge on this year's (03) American Idol, welcomed in her baby with her DRU HILL star beau NOKIO, real name TAMIR RUFFIN.

Niko, who was born on 12 June (03), is the couple's first child.

17/06/2003 09:16