Nas stirred up some controversy when he revealed the cover photo for his upcoming album Life Is Good. The art work shows Nas with ex-wife Kelis‘ infamous green wedding dress draped across his lap.
He told VH1′s “Behind the Music” that the unique gown was the only thing Kelis left behind in the home they once shared when their marriage came to an end.
Well, NME.com recently caught up with Kelis while she was at the Isle of Wight festival in the United Kingdom and she explained her reaction toward the cover, saying that she respects Nas for being honest about his feelings.
“My feelings about it are not really relevant. But at the end of the day, Nas is an artist and for whatever it’s worth, he’s one of the greatest, especially for what it is that he does. For me, I feel like, especially for someone in Hip Hop to really be genuine and honest, whatever the honesty is about, I think it’s awesome.
“My feelings about it aren’t really necessarily valid, it’s just the fact that as an artist, I can respect that he wears his feelings on his sleeve. I like that.”
Kelis is currently working on her next album while Nas’ Life Is Good will be in stores on July 17.
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