Angela Simmons Expecting First Child: ‘We Are Overjoyed and Super Excited’

05/27/2016 at 10:02 PM ET

Angela Simmons is going to be a mom!

The daughter of Run–D.M.C’s Rev. Run announced on Instagram Friday that she is expecting her first child.

“We are overjoyed and super excited to receive a blessing this big! Starting a family was something that I could have only dreamed of,” Simmons, 28, captioned a photo of her baby bump.

Simmons is a hip hop socialite, model and fashion designer, and most recently starred in the WeTV reality series Growing Up Hip Hop. Speculations about Angela’s pregnancy began earlier this month.

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In April, the mother-to-be announced she was engaged when she showed off her diamond ring on that finger.

“YES!! I couldn’t be more excited. This is only something I could of only dreamed of. I’m over the moon and feeling so blessed to be able to share my life with the one I truly love. Everything happened in the most perfect way,” she wrote on Instagram.

Simmons is already a proud aunt to siblings Vanessa and JoJo‘s children. Angela’s older sister welcomed her first child, daughter Ava Marie Jean, on in February 2014 while younger brother JoJo welcomed his first child, Mia KayLee, in February 2016.

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Disappointed on

Hopefully this one will actually get married unlike the other Simmons out of wedlock grandkids. Great job, Rev.

@ Disappointed on

I’m sure the Rev’s not happy about that but’s making the best of circumstances. You love and support your kid no matter what, I’m sure you would also, as Sarah Palin did with her daughter, especially with 2 ” Baby daddies”.

WhyMarry on

Why get married? Do not rush. I would rather have to take care of my child alone, which she can afford to do than be stuck with someone she is not happy with.

Mrs. B on

Who’s she kidding? If everything happened in a perfect way, she would have gotten married before having sex and getting pregnant.

Hea on

Mrs B – that’d be your version of perfect. Doesn’t seem to be hers.

? on

@Ms. B did you wait to get married to have sex?

TLC on

Finally, she confirms what people already knew. Congrats to her!

Kalliste on

She just looks fat.

Mrs. B on

Yes, of course we waited to have sex until marriage. Maybe that’s something you can’t relate to. I’m probably from a different generation/culture than you.

Erica on

Great reporting, people. No mention of the man that she’s marrying (or, if you don’t know, that he’s a mystery)?

Lisa on

Preacher kids… Lmao!

Tyga on

Funny how all these kids of “Reverend”
Run are getting pregnant without marriage. Hahahaha.

Dawn on

@Mrs B–would the generation you’re from be the same that used to follow the adage, “if you have nothing nice to say, keep it to yourself”?

Quel on

@Erica, she never named who she was pregnant for. She was supposed to be a virgin. That what she kept saying. Interesting

please on

?- I didn’t wait until I was married, because I have never married, but I did wait until 35 . I mean, if you use birth control and a condom, you won’t get pregnant and if you know what to do if you vomit, or are on any other medications that may interfere with the effectiveness, you won’t get pregnant. Women who get pregnant on ” accident,” either want to get pregnant, or are irresponsible. Sorry, but this is the truth. Babies are accessories to a lot of women. They want one, because everyone else is having one; that’s what everyone does, or for attention.

Typical on

Nothing like a sympathy ring. Sorry knocked you up, let’s play family.

julia mendez on

it is rumored that she was pregnant but we have already confirmed See it in this video