Cadence is correct: Mel Brown gave birth to a baby girl, Angel Iris Murphy, on Murphy's 46th birthday, April 3, 2007. Brown announced in People that a DNA test had confirmed that Murphy was the father. Brown has revealed in an interview that Murphy has not sought a relationship with Angel. Brown's daughter is Murphy's eighth child. Murphy has four other daughters, Bria (born November 18, 1989), Shayne Audra (born October 10, 1994), Zola Ivy (born December 24, 1999) and Bella Zahra (born January 29, 2002), and a son, Miles Mitchell (born November 7, 1992) from two other previous relationships.