Queens emcee Nas has confirmed past speculation and gossip claiming late singer Amy Winehouse’s “Me & Mr. Jones” is, indeed, a love dedication to him.
Nas claims he knew about the record courtesy of producer Salaam Remi prior to its global release. Nas confirms to XXL that Amy Winehouse’s classic song is about him… Rumor has it that Winehouse once had a crush on Nas, but interpretations on the song vary. “Mr. Destiny, 9 and 14,” Winehouse sings, referencing Nas’s daughter, Destiny, and the September 14 birth date she shared with the rapper. “Nobody stands between me and my man/’Cause it’s me and Mr. Jones.” Nas recalled to XXL about hearing about the Salaam Remi-produced song prior to its release. “I don’t really remember if Salaam, who was really close to her, who introduced us, if he told me about it or not,” Nas told XXL. “I don’t remember right now. But, I heard a lot about it before I even heard the song.”
I see said the blind man. And now…
A friendship may, and often does, grow into love, but love never subsides into friendship. I’m just saying.