Nicki Minaj ‘sends Cardi B luxury $5000 gift basket’ after welcoming baby girl

Safeeyah Kazi
Luxury: Minaj reportedly purchased the gift minutes after the announcement: AFP/Getty Images

Nicki Minaj has reportedly sent Cardi B a luxury $5,000 (£3,700) gift basket after welcoming her baby girl with husband Offset.

On Wednesday, Cardi B announced the birth of her first child with a lavish Beyoncé-inspired photoshoot.

Since the revelation, Minaj was reportedly first to congratulate the I Like It rapper on the news.

According to The Blast, the 35-year-old gifted the Bodak Yellow hit maker the lavish basket from exclusive Los Angeles baby boutique Petit Trésor.

A source told the publication: “The basket was bought minutes after the birth announcement was made.

“The requirements for the basket were to ‘make it as girly as possible’, and was stuffed with some of the store's most sought-after products including luxury seasonal clothes, an assortment of dolls and stuffed animals and, of course, a sterling silver rattle.”

The insider added that there were also luxury pampering items included for Cardi B.

According to the source, the basket was shipped straight away and should have arrived on Wednesday.

Family: Cardi B and Offset welcomed their new baby (file image) (AP)

The rapper shared the happy news on Instagram, where she also revealed her newborn’s name.

Cardi B – real name Belcalis Almanzar – can be seen naked in front of a wall of flowers while clutching her baby bump and covering her breasts.

She captioned the shot: “Kulture Kiari Cephus 07/10/18.”