Giving birth to her third child earlier this week, Erykah Badu is quick to confirm in a post on her Twitter page that she and rapper boyfriend, Jay Electronica, name their newborn baby daughter Mars Merkaba. No explanation has been given on the reason behind the naming and the meaning of the baby's name.
Prior to unveiling the name of her baby girl, Erykah has written another post on Twitter, in which she claimed the infant's "eyes are looking right into mine . she struggles to focus." She also recounted, "so much love in her . i wonder where she just came from. i mean .. her spirit..."
On Sunday, February 1, Erykah Badu blogged on Twitter about going into labor. The baby is her first child with boyfriend of three years, Jay Electronica. Beside Mars, Erykah also has one son, named Seven Sirius Benjamin, from a previous relationship with Andre Benjamin. Her other child is daughter Puma, whom she has with ex-boyfriend, rapper The D.O.C..