Nas and Kelis

Kelis skipped out on court yesterday due to an emergency: she went into labor! The 29-year-old singer gave birth to a baby boy named Knight Tuesday (Jul 21), as announced by her estranged husband Nas, who we hear wasn’t even allowed in the delivery room!

Nas’ lawyer Mark Vincent Kaplan stated that Nas rushed to the hospital to witness Kelis deliver his first son. A source close to Nas told that the Queen’s rapper missed the actual child birth.

“Nas is in New York City today, anxiously awaiting the arrival of his son. It was his intention to be there for the birth, but unfortunately he has not been allowed to be present,” a source close to the rapper told “While this is clearly heartbreaking to him, Nas continues to offer his support and love to his new baby boy and his mother.”


Drama, drama, and more drama…

CORRECTION (JULY 23RD): Kelis went into labor Monday (Jul 20) morning at about 2 A.M., but didn’t have the baby until Wednesday (Jul 22) after over 48 hours of labor. According to a statement released by her spokesperson, Kelis went through with a natural birth.

“Kelis gave birth to Knight Jones last night on July 22nd around 9p.m.,” a statement from Kelis’ spokesperson read. “Weighing a healthy 7.8 lbs, the beautiful baby boy and his mother are doing wonderful.”

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