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Xzibit in Joy After Son's Birth

June 18, 2010 (6:02 am) GMT
Announcing the arrival of his third child himself, the rapper thanks fans for the warm wishes.

Rapper/actor has been given an early Father's Day gift - he became a father for the third time on Wednesday, June 16. The hip-hop star, real name Alvin Joiner, is daddy to baby boy Gatlyn.

Breaking the happy news to his fans on Twitter.com, he wrote, "My son Gatlyn has arrived in good health. Thank all of you in advance for the love."

The rapper is also dad to teenager, Tremayne, from a previous relationship. His second son, Xavier Kingston Joiner, died in May 2008 just days after he was born premature. The mother of Xzibit's new bundle of joy had yet to be identified as WENN went to press.

Father's Day falls on Sunday, June 20 in many parts of the world.

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