Rapper Nas has filed a legal bid to prevent his estranged wife Kelis from receiving spousal support payments.
The former hip-hop supercouple has been embroiled in a bitter divorce since April (09), just three months before the birth of their son Knight.
In July (09), Nas was ordered to pay a whopping $55,000 (£34,375)-a-week in spousal and child support by a New York judge, but now the star is trying to knock down the payments, so that he only provides for his newborn son.
He filed papers on Monday (02Nov09) in a bid to block the spousal support payments he owes to the "Milkshake" hitmaker, according to TMZ.com.
The website also claims Nas is seeking joint custody of his baby son.