Reality Tv star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West are celebrating the birth of their first child after the baby arrived five weeks early on Saturday morning (15Jun13), according to reports.

The little girl was born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Kardashian, 32, was not due to give birth until early July (13) but sources suggest both mother and baby are in good health.

The newborn's father reportedly pulled out of a launch party for his new album, Yeezus, on Friday night (14Jul13) when his girlfriend started having contractions.

Insiders claim he was present throughout the delivery.

West's rapper friend Nas took to to react to the happy news, writing, "Congrats (sic) to Kanye for the birth of his daughter today... To my bros w/ (with) daughters!" while hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons added, "There is no greater gift in life than a child's laughter! Congrats to Kim and Kanye."