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As Nas celebrated his 44th birthday on Wednesday (September 13), the legendary Queensbridge MC was spotted with Nicki Minaj by his side as guests sang along to Stevie Wonder’s version of “Happy Birthday.”

Footage obtained by The Shade Room showed Nas with his arm around Minaj’s shoulder as a birthday cake was delivered to their table.

#PressPlay: #NickiMinaj parties with #Nas at his birthday party ? @nasnika_ @thecolewerld

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Additional video obtained from @jungleqb’s Instagram livestream showed Nas playfully attempting to kiss and lick Minaj’s face several times, adding fuel to the fire of dating rumors.

Also in attendance at Nas’ birthday fete was producer Swizz Beatz. During the celebration, Swizz uploaded a video of himself and Nas including the following caption:

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“Virgo Nation as I pass off this Bday love to my big brother @Nas Happy Born Day King ! We lit it’s blessing to celebrate each other ! Shout all the other Virgos also too many greats to mention”

Unsurprisingly, Nas received lots of love from those in the Hip Hop community on social media. Check out a sample of the well wishes below.

Real. M. C. ????????

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