Ray J and Princess Love’s baby girl has finally arrived.

After over 24 hours of labor, the first-time parents welcomed their daughter, Melody Love Norwood, on Wednesday, May 23 at 2:52 pm PT.

She was born weighing exactly 7 pounds and was 19 and a quarter inches long.

“This was one of the most incredible experiences of my life,” Ray told OK! exclusively. “I’m so glad my daughter is finally here! And I can’t wait to begin life as a dad.”

Ray’s parents and Princess’ mom were in tow to welcome the couple’s baby girl.

While the Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star admitted the delivery process didn’t go exactly how they planned, Princess was in labor for over 24 hours, he is “so thankful” his wife and daughter are healthy.

OK! was the first to report that Princess went into labor on Tuesday, May 22nd.

Back in November, Ray announced that the couple was expecting their first child while appearing on The Real.

“Princess and I— we’re expecting,” he told co-hosts Jeannie Mai, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Adrienne Houghton, and Loni Love. “We were trying for a while … “It’s not as easy as people think.”

Congrats to the happy couple!

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