Rapper Lil Kim celebrated America's Independence Day weekend (04-06Jul14) by showing off her newborn daughter to fans for the first time.

The Lady Marmalade hitmaker welcomed a little girl named Royal Reign last month (09Jul14) and she has finally given the public a peek at her new bundle of joy.

In a post on her WhoSay.com account on 4 July (14), Lil Kim shared a picture of Royal Reign's legs splayed on a changing table, with dainty white bows wrapped around her tiny feet.

She added a caption which reads, "Look who is stepping out today for the 4th of July. Happy Independence Day from my blessing, Royal Reign, and us!!! #royalreign #happy4thofjuly #independenceday #fireworks #blessing (sic)."

Royal Reign is the first child for Lil Kim and her rumoured boyfriend, rapper Mr. Papers.