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Nas Gets Contempt Charge Dropped, Issues Statement


“All I want to do is make music and raise my kids…”

It looks like Young Escobar might finally be catching a break in his ongoing child support drama against his estranged wife Kelis.

As previously reported Nas was facing a contempt of court charge because he owed Kelis$200,000 in backed child support for their son Knight.

Following that, Nas was ordered to pay a portion of Kelis’ legal fees, accounting expenses and spousal support totaling close to $300.000.

Now luckily for him the contempt charge has been dropped because he’s paid the singer $50,000 in child support.

A spokesman for Nas confirmed to MTV that he was given some leeway in their court proceedings. The spokesman says that the charge was dismissed and that Kelis’ attorney fees and spousal support payments have been taken care of.

“The contempt charges that were filed against Nas earlier this year in conjunction with his ongoing custody battle were thrown out yesterday by Judge David Cunningham III presiding over the case. Nas has paid all of the child support owed in full. His legal counsel today also settled on additional undisclosed financial terms, which included attorneys’ fees and spousal support.”

Nas has released a statement of his own saying that he just wants to move on.

“All I want to do is make music and raise my kids. Nothing else matters.”

Nas has a daughter from a previous relationship.

Wow, hopefully this is the last we’ll hear of these two in court.

I highly doubt it though…

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  • ladyluckdc

    Finally he gets a break! Good for him, I hope he can move on as well. I sure hope he don’t take this gold-digger back EVER!

  • go to hell kelis!

    kelis whatever withchu, ho! somebodys goin to hell for this.

  • linnaye

    get it kelis!!!!!!!!!!!! GET IT! PEOPLE DONT KNOW HOW TERRIBLE THESE NINJAS ARE…cop nas tryin to play innocent. whatever. BASIC NINJA!

  • realy

    Good for Nas. I can’t wait for this gold-digging fiasco to be behind him so the guy can move on. Hopefully they get to the custody situation soon since he’s being kept away from his child. Distant Relatives May 18th. Can’t wait to buy the album to support two legends.

  • RedboneKillBill

    Idk all the ins and outs of their relationship and what happened but I want to know what child needs 5k or 30k monthly in child support.

  • MelissaDelicious

    Kelis has other agendas, she’s not worried about the kids, this could’ve been settled out of court if she wasnt a golddiggin ho

  • Kenny

    If Nas is living like king, his child deserves to be living like one as well. Too many brothers are too concerned about what the mother may be doing, when they should be focusing on their child. In Nas’s case, if he wasn’t balling like that his child support would have been much less, trust me this amount is not going to put too much of a dent in his pockets.

  • Ayanna

    Nas is paying back child support because he wasn’t paying his child support for months before Kelis took him to court. How do you justify not paying your child support? And does Nas want his child to live like a pauper while he lives like a king? I highly doubt it.

  • Dre Dre

    Dam that P…Y must have been good for him to be paying that much $ for her stank A$$!!!

  • jony72

    nas wath you want from a girl that call all the guys for the yard???????????????
    a girl that sing milk shake?????????????? and you go having a child with that woman??????????
    you hare stupid or wath?????????