Rapper, singer-songwriter, executive producer, philanthropist, actor
Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. (born November 2, 1974), better known by his stage name, Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly embarked on his music career with Southern hip hop group St. Lunatics,...Wikipedia
Born: 2nd November, 1974, Austin, Texas, USA
Height: 5' 8½" (174 cm)
Claim to Fame: Hot In Herre
5.0 is the sixth studio album by American hip hop artist Nelly, released through Universal Motown Records (Universal Music Group) and his own label Derrty Entertainment (Universal Music Group) from November 12, 2010. The album features guest performances from Kelly Rowland, Keri Hilson, DJ Khaled, Baby, Sophie Greene, Ali, Plies, Chris Brown, T.I., Yo Gotti, T-Pain, Akon, The Notorious B.I.G., Talib Kweli, Avery Storm, Murphy Lee, Dirty Money and Sean Paul while production was handled by the likes of Infamous, Dr. Luke, Mr. Bangladesh, Jim Jonsin, Multiman, Polow da Don, Rico Love and The Runners, among others. 5.0 is predominately a hip hop and pop music album with subtle influences of R&B.
Nelly and Ashanti reunited for a night on the town with some famous friends over Super Bowl weekend, and there’s buzz they may have rekindled their romance.
The New York Post reports that the pair were spotted snuggling at WiP in Manhattan on Sunday, where they caught DJ Whoo Kid’s set with Diddy and Rick Ross. Apparently, the former couple was helped into each other’s arms byt their friends fabulous outerwear.
“Diddy and Rick needed extra room at the table for their furs,” one witness told The Post. “Ashanti and Nelly cuddled up... Read More
Posted by kimkim15 11 months ago
It got hot ... on Nelly's tour bus Wednesday night.
The "Hot in Herre" rapper, real name Cornell Iral Haynes, was detained in Texas after border patrol at the Sierra Blanca checkpoint searched his tour bus and a canine found heroin, a loaded gun and marijuana.
All seven passengers on board, including Nelly, were detained. They were released after one man admitted the weapon and the controlled substances – 10.4 lbs of marijuana, .64 ozs of heroin and a .45 cal pistol – belonged to him. He was arrested and awaits bond.
It is my understanding... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 2 years ago
Rapper Nelly has found himself at the center of a new lawsuit after bogus promoters allegedly conned event producers into handing over cash for a concert that never hit the stage. Executives at The Loop claim they paid Capital Connections Agency (CCA) $40,000 to book the rapper for a New Year`s Eve. In documents filed in Manhattan on Friday, executives claim the money was wired to CCA boss Durby Brandon, but Nelly was a no-show. Brandon initially denied receiving the funds, and then claimed it arrived a day late. He maintains he kept the cash due to a breach of... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 4 years ago
R&B star Ashanti and rapper Nelly have reportedly called off their romance. The hip-hop supercouple managed to keep their four-year romance secret until Nelly confirmed in November they are in fact a couple.
Ashanti even admitted in March that a wedding was "absolutely in the cards" for the pair.
But now the twosome has split amid claims the "Hot in Herre" rapper wasn`t ready to settle down with Ashanti, reports the New York Daily News. The publication alleges Nelly has recently been spotted spending time with Canadian beauty Melyssa Ford, a model who... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
LOS ANGELES (Billboard) – "As individuals, we`re misfits," says Fergie, the sultry female singer of the Black Eyed Peas. "Together, we`re like one big misfit. People are always questioning who the hell we are."
It`s the day after the group`s May 6 performance, in futuristic garb, on ABC`s "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Chilling out in a small, sparsely furnished room at Center Staging in Burbank, California, she and fellow members of the multiracial group -- Will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap -- resemble a live version of a United Colors of Benetton... Read More
Posted by Queenoftab 5 years ago
Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.
"I don`t believe in luck. I believe everything happens for a reason."
I`m not a big crier. I probably only cried five or six times in my life and I think four of those times was from my daddy kicking my butt".
Has started two new trends amongst his fans: wearing sports jerseys backward (such that one's favorite player's name is on one's chest rather than back) and wearing a Band-Aid on either cheek.
Ranked #39 on Entertainment Weekly's 2002 "101 Most Powerful" List