Singer Kelis met Nasir Jones at the MTV Video Music Awards party in 2002. They dated for a year before they got engaged on Christmas Eve 2004 and then married a year later. Kelis wore a wedding dress green design made by Matthew Williamson.

Kelis and Nas

Kelis and Nas

She recalled; ‘I had always been a fan of Nas, but I never met him. This is the one guy in the industry who's like the phantom rapper.’ (IMDB)

In April 2009, when she was 7 months pregnant, she filed for divorce, citing irreconcilabe differences.  

On 22nd July 2009, Kelis gave birth to her son- Knight and Nas announced it in an online video.

In the same month, a judge allegedly ordered Nas to pay Kelis $55,000 in spousal support every month. The couple’s divorce was finalised in May 2010. 

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