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Rodney Jerkins, Joy Enriquez Welcome a Daughter

11/27/2009 at 04:00 PM EST

Rodney Jerkins, Joy Enriquez Welcome a Daughter
Joy Enriquez and Rodney Jerkins
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It's a girl for Rodney 'Darkchild' Jerkins and his wife, singer/actress Joy Enriquez, the music producer tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Daughter Heavenly Joy Jerkins was born Nov. 17 at 9:58 a.m. at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif. The baby girl weighed in at 8 lbs., and joins big brother Rodney David Jr., 18 months.

"We never find out the sex of our babies," Jerkins, 32, says. "It helps Joy push them out better because she wants to know what it is so bad!"

In regards to their new daughter's unique moniker, the couple began considering the name while Enriquez was expecting Rodney Jr.



"When we found out we were pregnant, Joy said, 'This is heavenly,' " says the producer behind Lady Gaga and Beyoncé's "Telephone" and Janet Jackson's "Make Me." "I said, 'Hey, there's a name ... Heavenly!' "

Reporting by ANNE MARIE CRUZ

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