An interview Nas did with Wendy Williams in 2002 has resurfaced within the wake of Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly six-part docu-series. The interview was performed shortly after the notorious video exhibiting R. Kelly urinating on an underaged woman was launched.
During their dialog, Nas insinuated each he and JAY-Z knew about R. Kelly’s inappropriate habits round younger women.
“That’s not my fashion,” he stated on Williams’ former 107.5 FM radio present. “I may have confirmed the R. Kelly video that everyone’s speaking about and made enjoyable of it and present footage of Jay hanging out. You can’t inform me Jay didn’t see a 14-year-old woman come into the studio and sit on R. Kelly’s lap. You gonna inform me he didn’t see no 14-year-old woman come into the neighborhood?
“You’ve seen it go down. I’ve been round R. Kelly … I’ve been on excursions with him. I didn’t see no 14-year-old, however I talked to the person and see there’s slightly drawback there. The brother wants assist and I pray for him. I’m right here for the folks. I’m right here to speak the reality.”
Surviving R. Kelly dove into the R&B celebrity’s sordid previous and featured a number of of Kelly’s alleged sexual assault victims.
In the primary two episodes, the documentary explored Kelly’s inappropriate sexual relationship with the late Aaliyah, which sparked outrage throughout social media. The late singer was solely 15 years outdated on the time of her marriage to the then-27-year-old Kelly.
Hov’s title was dragged into the dialogue when Nick Cannon interviewed Dame Dash final week. When Cannon introduced up Jay’s relationship with Aaliyah, the Roc-A-Fella co-founder — who was as soon as romantically linked to Aaliyah — detailed the behind-the-scenes points that occurred when Jay began working with Kelly.
Consequently, 50 Cent known as out Dash for attempting to tarnish Jay’s repute and Funk Flex went to conflict with Cannon within the Instagram remark part, accusing Dash of stealing Jay’s “woman” Aaliyah.
Listen to the complete clip of Nas’ Wendy Williams interview above.