“My little fighter”: Fantasia celebrates daughter’s 1st birthday with special video message

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Coming off the heels of a book signing for No Crowns in the Castle last weekend and resuming filming for the upcoming movie musical The Color Purple, Fantasia took a second away from work duties to celebrate a special moment in her personal life: her daughter’s birthday. 

In honor of Keziah London Taylor‘s first birthday on May 23, the Grammy-winning singer penned a sweet message to her baby girl on Instagram, accompanied by a video highlighting Keziah’s first days in the hospital’s newborn intensive care unit. 

“From the NICU to a Big Happy 1st Birthday Poo,” Fantasia said in her Instagram caption. “@keziahlondontaylor Mommy & Daddy are coming home with Ms.Minnie Mouse to PARTY.” She added, “Will You All Help Me Celebrate My Little Fighter.”

Fantasia shares Keziah with her husband, businessman Kendall Taylor, whom she married in 2015. Speaking to ABC Audio about No Crowns in the Castle, which chronicles the couple’s love and marriage story, Fantasia says her family — including sons Dallas and Zion Barrino and Kendall’s son Treyshaun — is, above all else, the most important thing in her life. 

“My family comes before my business. Period,” she said. “People can say we don’t even want to deal with her no more, we don’t want to hear her anymore, we don’t want to buy any tickets. I know when I come into this house, they buy a ticket and they come see me every day.” She added, “So I can love on them, cook for them, hear them laugh, hear them cry. They me bring joy. They are my strength.”

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