Chanel Nicole

Chanel Nicole

*Ice-T and Nicole “Coco” Austin welcomed a new addition to the family Saturday morning (Nov. 28).

The veteran rapper and “Law & Order: SVU” actor’s wife gave birth to their first child together, daughter Chanel Nicole, Coco announced on Instagram.

The pic shows the 18-inch, 5.7 pound newborn mid-yawn and swaddled in a blanket in the hospital room. A pink bow headband completes her look.

“Surprise!!! Look who came early!! Welcome the new arrival of Chanel Nicole,” the new mother captioned the photo of her infant baby girl. “A beautiful healthy 5.7 pound and 18 inch baby girl .Ice and I are so proud! I cried while she was coming out I was so excited to meet her!”

Ice-T also shared his excitement, posting to Twitter, “Ladies and Gentlemen! Please allow me to introduce to the World…. Baby Chanel 5.7 pounds. Love is Love.”

The couple married in January 2002.