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'Love & Hip Hop: New York' Star Rah Ali's Daughter Dies Minutes After Premature Birth

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May. 29 2019, Published 5:12 p.m. ET

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Love & Hip Hop: New York star Rah Ali is mourning the loss of her child. The reality star, who was only five months pregnant, gave birth to a daughter who only lived for several minutes. Rah’s close friend and confidant Nicki Minaj is reportedly providing her with comfort during this difficult time.

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According to a source close to the 35-year-old VH1 star, on Sunday, May 26, her water broke and she began experiencing contractions.

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She was rushed to the hospital where she later gave birth, but the baby died shortly after delivery.

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The source claimed that Rah’s premature birth came as a shock to her healthcare professional. Up until her early labor, she was reportedly having a healthy and normal pregnancy.

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She wasn’t expected to deliver until October of this year.

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As Rah continues to grieve, Nicki Minaj, 36, has reportedly stepped up to support her longtime friend.

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The insider claimed the “Good Form” rapper has been calling to check in and lift her moods whenever she gets a free moment.

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This isn’t the first time the two have had each other’s back in a crisis. Last year, Rah Ali reportedly attempt to fight Cardi B during the now infamous shoe-throwing incident at the Harper's Bazaar Icon party.

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