Celebrity Parents Watch Ray J and Pregnant Wife Princess Reveal Sex of Second Child with the Help of a Helicopter Ray J and Princess Love revealed in August that a sibling was on the way for their 17-month-old daughter Melody Love By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE since 2016. People Editorial Guidelines Published on October 23, 2019 12:20 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Ray J and Princess Love have given “blue skies ahead” a whole new meaning! The rapper, 38, and his wife announced on Tuesday that their second child on the way will be a boy, enlisting the help of their 17-month-old daughter Melody Love — and a helicopter! — for the big reveal. “We’re about to hop on the chopper. They’re going to lay down the smoke. It could be pink or blue,” Ray J said in a video on his Instagram account. “We’re going to find out right now, way up in the air.” The Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood star ended up boarding the helicopter without his family since the noise “was too loud for” Melody’s ears, and got the surprise of his life once he was airborne. Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter. Ray J/ Instagram Alec Baldwin and Pregnant Wife Hilaria Baldwin Reveal the Sex of Their Fifth Child on the Way “I already took a peek, and Ray’s gonna go find out,” Love said, before the clip cut to the dad-to-be inside the chopper, where he told the camera, “Are we having a boy or a girl? We’ll know in a second!” Soon, the slowed-down footage showed blue smoke pouring from beneath the helicopter as mountains, winding roads and a blue sky could be seen among the picturesque backdrop. “Whoa! We’re having a boy! Hey!” said the excited star. “We’re having a boy!” Ray J and Princess Love’s sex reveal. Ray J/ Instagram RELATED VIDEO: “Two Under 2!” Ray J and Princess Love Are Expecting Their Second Child Together The couple announced Love’s pregnancy in August, revealing that their second child on the way will be joining the family in January 2020 with a series of adorable family photos showing off Love’s growing belly. “Baby #2 on the way! @MelodyLoveNorwood your [sic] about to be a big sister! #Godisthegreatest,” the excited father wrote alongside his post on Instagram. “Somebody’s gonna be a big sis 👶🏽🍼 New addition arriving Jan 2020 @melodylovenorwood @rayj #2under2 #Blessed,” Love shared on her own Instagram feed. Love and Ray J tied the knot in August 2016 after four years of dating, and welcomed Melody, their first child together, in May 2018.