Ne-Yo and Wife Crystal Renay Welcome a Healthy Baby Boy After Delivery Complications

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Make way for a little prince.

Ne-Yo and his wife of three weeks Crystal Renay Smith have welcomed their first child, a baby boy, after a scary delivery process according to Renay Smith’s post on Instagram.

“Prince Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr has arrived! 6lbs 8oz, 19 inches,” she wrote in the caption of the photo below. “It was the scariest delivery ever and I ended up getting a emergency C-section cause of complications but with the help of my amazing doctor @drsherryr and my super calming husband @neyo I was able to get through it all and come out with best reward in the world… SJ!!!!! #BestDayOfMyLife


The couple was wed in an oceanside ceremony on Feb. 20 in Los Angeles after they simultaneously announced their engagement and pregnancy in August of 2015. This is Ne-Yo’s third child and his wife’s first.

Launch the gallery at the top of the page to view photos of Ice-T and Coco‘s baby, Chanel.