And now, we finally get a glimpse of the the queen of rap's one-month old little girl. Behold, Royal's first photo.
So why share now? Because that's how you celebrate your 40th birthday.
"Thank U to all my fans & friends for the Birthday love," she wrote on her WhoSay page. "I Love U guys so much and we will be together soon again. On my Birthday I want to share something special with U all.... The greatest gift I have ever received. My princess, Royal !!!!! This is her first picture on the day she was born. It was life changing and I want to share a small piece of my pride and joy with U on my special day today!!! Love U :) :) !!!!"
No, Lil' Kim, thank you! And happy birthday!