LOS ANGELES — A judge ordered Nas to increase his payments to his soon-to-be ex-wife, Kelis, and their infant son to $51,101 a month Wednesday.
The ruling came after two days of testimony about the musicians, during which both were portrayed as cash-strapped. Nas had been paying Kelis nearly $40,000 a month since July.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David S. Cunningham III issued his ruling after hearing detailed testimony about the musicians` finances, recording deals and significant tax debts. Nas and Kelis both were in court and testified Wednesday.
Nas` attorney, Mark Vincent Kaplan, said after the hearing that the rapper benefits fro...