brat: Da Brat and wife Judy reveal pregnancy; speak about journey and risks involved in pregnancy

Da Brat, the 48-year-old rapper, and her wife Jesseca “Judy” Harris-Dupart, are anticipating the arrival of their first child, as revealed in their announcement to People. The couple opened up about their journey towards parenthood and provided insights into the pregnancy experience.

Da Brat, whose legal name is Shawntae Harris-Dupart, expressed that the experience of becoming pregnant at their age has been a significant undertaking, stating, “It’s been quite a journey” and the couple adds that they have learnt a lot above women over the age of 40 regarding pregnancy. Therefore, the rapper is quite aware of the potential risks involved.

Da Brat’s journey to motherhood

The well-known rapper, recognized for her popular track “Funkdafied,” shared that she and Harris-Dupart began their journey towards parenthood when they got married in February of last year. Harris-Dupart, who is 41 years old and the CEO of Kaleidoscope Hair Products, was concurrently launching a product line inspired by her partner, which featured her iconic braids and protective hairdos.

In an interview with “Good Morning America,” Da Brat acknowledged that she had never contemplated motherhood before, given her past beliefs. However, after coming out and living openly with her partner, Harris-Dupart, who already has three children from a previous relationship, she developed a desire to have children of her own. She went on to express that being true to herself and living her life without fear had opened her up to all of life’s possibilities.

An upsetting chapter

Initially, Da Brat was reluctant to carry their child but ultimately decided to do so due to health complications experienced by Harris-Dupart following her egg retrieval procedure.

Harris-Dupart, who acknowledged the initial hesitation, shared that she believed Da Brat should have the experience since she is nurturing.

However, Da Brat faced her own health issues, including surgery to remove fibroids and polyps, which can result in complications during pregnancy and delivery.

Despite experiencing a miscarriage, the couple persevered and utilized the remaining eggs and an anonymous donor from their cryo bank to conceive. Da Brat, who is currently 18 weeks pregnant, described the experience as a blessing.

As they prepare to welcome their child, Da Brat shared that pregnancy has been a unique experience for her, causing her to cry over the smallest things. She encourages others to pursue their dreams, stating that if they want a child, they can carry one.


  1. What is the net worth of Da Brat?
    Da Brat has a whopping net worth of about $100,000, as per Celebrity Net Worth.
  2. When did Da Brat begin her professional rapping career?
    In 1992

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