While speaking about her presenting gig at the first-ever NBA Awards on Monday evening, singer Monica took a second to congratulate her longtime friends on the new additions to their family.
“Looking at Blue, they will be absolutely beautiful,” Monica, 36, tells PEOPLE exclusively about the pair’s 5-year-old daughter. “I think they’re just an amazing family.”
“I love the way they love each other and I have this immense respect and love for my friendship with her mother, and I’m just happy for all of them,” she continues.
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Following the twins’ births, Beyoncé’s father Mathew Knowles confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, “They’re here! #beyonce #twins #jayz #happybirthday” next to a snap of balloons signed on June 18, “Love, Granddad.”
“Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,” a source told PEOPLE after the babies arrived.