Nas Raps About Kelis Relationship On Life Is Good’s ‘Bye Baby’

By Miranda Johnson

The newest cut off of Nas’ upcoming Life is Good LP, a song called “Bye Baby” finds him recalling his unsuccessful relationship with ex-wife Kelis. Throughout the track Nas reflects on the past with his former lover, telling the world about the good times, the bad times, and the heartbreak that ultimately ended it all.


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On the Salaam Remi & 40 produced track, the Queens emcee expresses the joys and pains of his life with Kelis. He explains how her issues with lying and cheating, evoked by a troubling relationship with her father, eventually brought them to divorce after 5 trying years.

Jones spills on the relationship rapping, “When we walked to the altar that was an awesome day. Did counseling couldn’t force me to stay. Something happens when you say I do, we go astray. Why did we mess it up? We was friends, we had it all. Reason you don’t trust men, that was ya daddy fault. He in the grave let it go he no longer living. Said you caught him cheating on mom, f—-ing other women. F—- that gotta do with us?, here’s the keys to the newest truck.”

Now that the Don has officially said goodbye to his old life with Kelis, he lets fans know exactly what type of woman he’s looking for this go round on his “Cherry Wine” single that features Amy Winehouse. On the track also produced by Salaam Remi, both Nas and Amy fantasize about finding their soul mates.