Nas Has a Date with Destiny in ‘Daughters’ Video

Nas, Destiny Jones, June Ambrose, and Chris Robinson

Nas was joined by his daughter Destiny on set of the Chris Robinson-directed video for “Daughters” earlier this week. The hip-hop superstar, who also has a son with ex-wife Kelis, reflects on his relationship with his 17-year-old daughter on the powerful single, which will appear on his upcoming album Life Is Good, due July 17.

Despite his good intentions, the No I.D.-produced song has struck a sour note with Destiny’s mother, Carmen Bryan.

“Just heard ‘Daughters’ by Nas. What a disappointment! He had nothing positive to say about our daughter and his depiction of her is false,” she tweeted. “Perhaps her father should be talking to her and spending more time with her so he can really get to know her. Destiny is still a child-it was the wrong platform.”

Check out more pics from the shoot below.

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9 Comments

  1. YES

    Nas is a great lyricist! All that matters is his relationship with his soon to be 18 year old daughter. Nas’ daughter is old enough to speak for herself and she has yet to express her any disappointment with the song. “Daughters” is such a dope & very honest song…REAL! Nas has always represented hip hop very well. Best wishes to Nas & Destiny!

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  2. Gotta dn Lo2

    the song Daughter is good and His soon to be 18 yr old daughter Mom Should have kept her MOuth shut about the damn song. Quite sure that NAs Jone daughter is happy to be with her father @ the video shoot

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  3. C94B

    Does he pretend to give any universal truths on this song ? This is just his take, as a father and as a man.

    But nevermind, I just thank God almighty, because legendary recording artist, lyrical genius & top-notch mom Carmen Bryan gave her opinion on this track.

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  4. KIMBERLY

    Classic Song!!!!

    I love this song. Cant wait to buy the album

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  5. TheDreamer

    This song is so good, haven’t stopped listening to it. The video looks good and I love that his daughter will be in the video…it makes it extra personal.

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  8. Gigi

    I Love Nas song “Daughters” It so REAL and we all need to more mindful of our daughters. No Parent is perfect but we should do our best to make sure we instill the best in our children, boys and girls, because the determine who they be in the end!

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  9. Gigi

    Typo: ,because THEY determine who they become in the end!

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