Rumors began to fan quickly as photos of Lil' Kim's baby bump went viral. The rapper today confirms with US Weekly that she is expecting her first child and she's uber excited about it.

"I’m so excited! I’m a few months along, I can’t wait to be a mom," she tells US. "I’m still going to be hardcore. The baby has made me even more of a beast!

At the moment, the Queen Bee is not disclosing the father's identity.

[Via USWeekly]