Entertainment News: Ne-Yo Welcomes baby boy (Prince Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr) with wife, Crystal Renay

Shaffer Chimere Smith, known by his stage name Ne-Yo, has two kids with Monyetta Shaw namely, Mason Evan Smith (4 year old son), and Madilyn Grace Smith (5 year old daughter). In 2014, Monyetta claimed that the 36 year old R&B singer broke up with her over the phone.


She told Sister to Sister “We broke up amongst ourselves, and it happened to be on the phone, He did and it stung a little; however, he was at home the week after and we sat down and discussed everything. It wasn’t crazy, fussing and fighting type thing.” says Monyetta “We’re two adults, and we handle ourselves in that way. ” she continues to say “Yes, emotions were high. I didn’t see it coming, but people change. We broke everything off two months before the infamous Instagram post, We talked about it and I told him, ‘I think it’s a great idea to just get your publicist, just come out with a statement. That will be the classy way to do it.’ For whatever reason, he chose to do it his way BET weekend and the world went crazy,”

Ne-Yo announce it, later on instagram captioned “Though fate had decided to split our romantic paths, know that I will ALWAYS love you. Forever your partner. Forever your friend. Forever my miracle,”

Now that they were no longer an item, Crystal Renay came to the picture, and it all seemed to have happened very fast.

They got engaged last year, The So Sick superstar took to tweet to announce their engagement and told the world that they were expecting a baby.


The R&B singer and Renay have been dating since 2014, and on the 16th of March 2016, Neyo and Renay welcomed a baby boy.

Singer’s Wife, Renay, took to instagram and uploaded a picture of their child’s hand captioned: “Prince Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr has arrived! 6lbs 8oz, 19 inches it was the scariest delivery ever and I ended up getting a emergency C-section cause of complications but with the help of my amazing doctor @drsherryr and my super calming husband @neyo I was able to get through it all and come out with best reward in the world… SJ!!!!!

Ne -Yo’s latest Non-Fiction album released in January, has gone up to spot number 5 on the Billboard 200, with singles like She Knows and Money Can’t Buy. 

Congrats NE-YO and RENAY !!!

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