When Ne-Yo is not swooning the ladies, you can find him making it rain at the strip club. The R&B crooner was spotted at Atlanta’s premier gentlemen’s club Diamonds throwing greenbacks at Drake‘s ex-girlfriend Maliah Michel.

TMZ is reporting that Ne-Yo splurged $5,000 inside the club, most of which went to the bodacious dancer, and they have the pictures to prove it. The ‘Hands in the Air’ singer looked rather stone-faced as he watched Michel lay on her back and wiggling her money maker. Photogs later snapped Ne-Yo casually walking out of the strip club as if it was just a normal day at the office.

For the unacquainted, Michel used to date Drake back in the day. The pair met while shooting the video for ‘Find Your Love’ in 2010 and started dating soon after. As for why they broke up, Michel doesn’t have clue. “Drake and I had a really great relationship sharing a really close bond,” she said in a 2011 interview. “I don’t know if people really realized that. I’m really picky about the guys that I date because in the industry the guys are so cocky, whether it be a ball player or a rapper, they just don’t know how to respect you or come at you in a certain way. With Drake, he was always a gentleman, he was really sweet and he cared for me. He was great.”

Most recently, Michel was dating Sean Kingston, but it looks as if things have cool off between the two. “He’s great,” she says. “It really bothers me that all the blogs are like, ‘Is he hitting that?’ and it’s like, ‘Gosh, can we get to know each other?’ Seriously, are people really just jumping up and screwing without nothing? I really feel like I need to know the person that I’m dealing with and that takes time.”

We don’t think Drake or Kingston will get upset that Ne-Yo showered Michel with $1 bills. Furthermore, Ne-Yo has a fiancée and two children at home so, for him, this was just business, and, maybe a little pleasure.

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