Ne-YoNe-Yo is gearing up to be a first time father and couldn't contain his excitement. The rapper confirmed that he and his girlfriend, Monyetta Shaw, are expecting a child together. She is due in January.

"I am 30, and I do have my first child on the way, and I'm very, very, very excited about that," the hitmaker told Ebony magazine (via MTV.) "It's a New Year's baby," the singer added.