Nas and Nicki Minaj continue to fuel romance rumors. The new couple stepped out to celebrate Nas’ 44th birthday with friends on Wednesday (Sept. 13).
Nicki was by Esco’s side as he blew out the candles on his cake, while serenaded by Stevie Wonder’s “Happy Birthday.” Later, while going live on Instagram, he kissed her on the cheek and they got up close and personal while singing Bobby Brown’s 1988 classic “Roni.”
Their public displays of affection follow months of romance rumors. Back in May, the two were spotted at one of his Sweet Chick eateries in New York. That same month, she told “Ellen” that she had “sleepovers” with Nas. “He is the king of Queens, and I like to think I’m the queen of Queens,” she explained. “He’s a rap legend. Let’s just say that I have a lot of respect for him, and, you know, he’s kind of cute, too.”
But God’s Son didn’t just celebrate his born day with Nicki. He was also joined by Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz, who was celebrating his 39th birthday. The friends poured drinks and rapped along to Chubb Rock’s 1991 single, “Treat ‘Em Right.”
Nas celebrated Swizzy on Instagram, writing, “Happy Bday Swizz we did it. Two Bdays One night! @therealswizzz.”
The Monster replied with his own birthday message for his fellow Virgo. “Virgo Nation as I pass off this Bday love to my big brother @NasHappy Born Day King,” he wrote. “We lit it’s blessing to celebrate each other ! Shout all the other Virgos also too many greats to mention 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 Zone !!!”