Rapper Snoop Dogg is a first-time grandfather.

The Drop It Like It's Hot hitmaker's son, Corde Broadus and his partner Jessica, welcomed a baby boy on Saturday (10Jan15).

In a message on Instagram.com, Broadus writes, “Happy EarthDay Zion."

The rapper reportedly missed his grandson's birth, but posted a message on Instagram, which read: "Zion... Can’t wait to meet u baby dogg!! My 1st grandson!! The saga continues."