Divorce finalized for Nas and Kelis / Damian Marley and Nas perform

It’s official.  After five years of marriage, Nas and Kelis are now divorced.  According to TMZ, the marriage ended last Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.  Currently, Nas was ordered to pay $10,000 monthly in child and spousal support.  The two are expected back in court for child and spousal support claims.
Check out Nas and Damian Marley performing their new single “As We Enter” Tuesday night on Jimmy Kimmel Live after the jump. The two are touring to promote their joint album, “Distant Relatives.”
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Hear new single from Nas and Damien Marley’s new album

There is a new single from Distant Relatives, the joint album from Nas and Damien Marley, which is expected April 20.  The single, “Strong Will Continue” features production from Stephen Marley.  Nas tweeted Wednesday about his excitement for the upcoming album.

Listening to the album with some friends. Distant Relatives is almost ready for ya’ll!!! Its powerful music people LETS GO!!


Kelis wants Nas to pay up and responds to PETA letter

Kelis has been letting folks have it lately.  She has filed court documents against Nas because he hasn’t paid child support since Dec. 1.  He owes $56,911.50 in back child and spousal support, reports TMZ.
The “Milkshake” singer also responds to a letter from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) wrote to Kelis about her love of fur.  She goes in on the organization and its founder.  Here is an excerpt:

Underpaid minorities picking your vegetables, now that’s fine for you right? Please, fight for their rights. How about the poverty in the communities of brown people around the world. She had the nerve to say (and I quote) “get over it” talking of the issue of black people and slavery in this country verses cows being slaughtered. Is she kidding me? Lol yes she must be. Actually, she’s lucky most black people have real issues to worry about in the U.S and don’t give a crap what her delusional privileged opinions are. But she should try saying that again just for kicks n giggles on the corner of Adam Clayton Powell Blvd in Harlem n see how well people “get over it” lol.

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Kelis and Nas divorce

Rapper Nas and his wife, “Milkshake” singer Kelis are calling it quits after five years of marriage, reports Vibe.com.  Kelis, who is seven months pregnant with the couple’s first child, filed divorce papers April 30. The couple separated April 20.  

Check out the divorce papers:

Nas and Kelis Expecting Baby Boy

In a blog entry to GlobalGrind.com, Nas, 35, confirmed that he and his wife Kelis are expecting a baby boy. 

Personally, life is good. I’m sure that y’all heard K is expecting. The internet seems to be more excited than I am. It’s crazy! I got too much to think about, and I didn’t wanna leave all my fans out the loop. But I wanted to let ya’ll know from me personally that I’m having my first SON!!!!!

I been celebrating life ya’ll. Also I want you all to know that the Nas and Damian Marley album is coming in the next few months. It’s something we have been secretly working on. Tour this summer too!

Married in 2005, this will be the first child for 29-year-old Kelis.  Nas has a 15-year-old daughter from a previous relationship.

Nas and Damian Marley record new album together

Nas is recording an album with reggae star Damien Marley, which will be released in the spring, reports Billboard. 

“We’ve been recording in a studio, where people like Mick Jagger are recording. No one knew who we were,” said Anthony Saleh, Nas’ manager of the duo’s collaborations in Los Angeles. “We’re going to Miami this week to finish it up and we’re aiming to tour for the album this summer.”

A portion of the album’s proceeds will go toward building a school in Africa.