10/22/2008 AT 06:25 PM EDT
An even Lil-er Wayne has arrived.
Just four days after rapper Lil Wayne said his baby boy was imminent
, son Dwayne Carter III was born Wednesday at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, MTV reports.
The mother's identity was not released. This is the second child for the 26-year-old Wayne, who also has a daughter from a previous marriage.
On Saturday, the rapper made the surprise announcement at the BET Hip-Hop Awards, saying: "I got a son about to be born any day now, so shout-out to him. Pray for me." – Mike Fleeman