Kim Kardashian expecting first baby

Rap superstar Kanye West has taken to the stage to announce his girlfriend Kim Kardashian is pregnant.

The singer told his fans late this afternoon in Atlantic City that the couple was expecting its first baby.

The rest of the Kardashian clan was quick to chime in on Twitter to celebrate the news.

"Im a happy girl !!!!!!!!! Wowza!," Kim's mother Kris tweeted second's after Kanye's announcement.

While Kim sister Kourtney said the family had known for some time.

“Been wanting to shout from the rooftops with joy and now I can! Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!”

More to come.