Last updated on Jun 21st, 2021 at 12:26 pm

At the end of September, Usher became a father for the third time. However, the arrival of his baby girl was not when they’d planned…

Sharing a photograph of her tiny hand holding his finger, the DJ Got Us Falling In Love hitmaker announced the birth of Sovereign Bo Raymond. It was the first child born to Usher and his girlfriend, music executive, Jenn Goicoechea.

“Posting a picture of the newborn tot’s hand holding her dad’s finger, Usher wrote: “We are feeling blessed and full of love with the arrival of our beautiful baby girl, Sovereign Bo Raymond. “Isn’t She lovely” by Stevie Wonder on repeat (sic)”

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Premature birth

However, on Wednesday, the artist revealed more of the story behind his daughter’s birth and shared a full photograph of her for the first time.

“Happy 11:11 Sovereign … today was the day I thought you would arrive. You had a different plan… #Babyknowsbest #Godsplan “Life happens when you’re making other plans.”

“Is the present a gift or is the present the day? Live every moment. I love what we have, and what made @boogsneffect Te amo mucho”


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From his post, it appears that baby Sovereign was born at least 42 days early!

According to reports, around one in seven babies are born prematurely every year in South Africa.

Every year, World Prematurity Day is observed on 17 November to raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide. Approximately 15 million babies are born preterm each year, accounting for about one in 10 of all babies born worldwide.

We wish Usher and his family all the best as they enjoy the wonderful parenting journey ahead.



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