Congratulations are in order for Chance the Rapper who took to Instagram to announce that he is the father of a healthy newborn. Chance posted a heartfelt caption along with his picture thanking those who helped along the way and asking for privacy while he and his new family get settled:

The 22-year-old Chance joins a growing list of rappers who joined the fatherhood fraternity this year. Macklemore, who dedicated the lead single from his upcoming album to his daughter, credited his wife's pregnancy as the turning point in his quest for sobriety. After years of trying to get pregnant, Ice-T and CoCo announced that they are expecting a baby and Freddie Gibbs welcomed a baby girl into the world--and decided to celebrate by buying two new guns for every month she is alive.