Nelly

RAPPER NELLY OWES AMERICAN EXPRESS OVER $20,000

TMZ reports that rapper Nelly (real name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr) is being sued by American Express for running up a still outstanding credit card debt of $20,403.64. Earlier this year the rapper’s ex-manager said his former manager had been struggling financially for some time, which Nelly later denied. …. For goodness sake!!! Nelly made MILLIONS of dollars. Don’t these artists know anything about financial management and putting aside money for a rainy day???? Click HERE to watch Nelly’s MTV Cribs episode. The house []

RAPPER NELLY BLAMES LABEL FOR POOR ALBUM SALES

Rapper Nelly has blamed his label Motown Records for the poor sales of his latest album 5.0. The album has so far only sold 63,000 copies stateside. Nelly jumped on Twitter over the weekend and tweeted, A record deal is a 50/50 partnership! As an artist its your job to provide the record company with music that they can sell! Thing about the partnership is that in the public eye the responsibility is not 50/50! The artist is always the one who []

UK NEWS: RAPPER NELLY TO HOST SHOW ON CHOICE FM THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER

Global Radio’s Choice, London’s number one urban station, is excited to announce award-winning rap artist Nelly as the new host of its Saturday afternoon show throughout November.   From Saturday 6th November, the three times Grammy Award winner will be taking over the early afternoon show – bringing Londoners the biggest and best urban music, a selection of tracks from his upcoming album 5.0 and giving listeners the chance to interact with one of the biggest names in music. His first show []

UK NEWS: RAPPER NELLY TO HEADLINE 2010 MOBO AWARDS

It’s been reported that rapper Nelly will headline this years MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) awards, which will take place on the 20th October in Liverpool. If this is true then why have Nelly headline the event? If this was 2000/2002 then it would make sense because he was at the height of his popularity then. But booking him as the headline act in 2010 makes no sense. When was the last time he released any new music? I wonder how many []

RAPPER NELLY TO MAKE REALITY SHOW

Via USA Today Nelly has inked a deal to develop a reality television series with A. Smith & Co. Productions, it was announced Wednesday. The show will chronicle “the day-to-day life” of the rapper. “I look forward to showing my fans what my world is about and bringing more attention to my non-profit organizations,” said Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Haynes Jr., in a statement. Nelly runs the non-profit organization 4 Sho 4 Kids. He has participated in campaigns for bone []

NELLY’S LATEST ALBUM SET TO FLOP HARD!

According to Gyant over at Sohh.com Nelly’s latest album ‘Brass Knuckles’ is about to bomb. A Universal source disclosed the following information.  “The estimate as of today is around 43k copies sold in the United States.” When I think about Nelly’s past astronomical first week sales, and then look at the first week sales figure above for his fourth album I feel to weep for him.  Sign of the times I guess…. However I can’t say I’m surprised. The singles released so far from ‘Brass Knuckles’ have all failed to create []

NELLY NAMED SPOKESMODEL FOR SEAN JOHN UNDERWEAR

Saint Louis rap star Nelly has been named the first ever spokesmodel for Sean John Underwear, it was announced today (July 28). Nelly will be featured in the Fall campaign promoting Sean John’s collection of underwear and loungewear. The campaign, which was shot by Randee St. Nicholas, showcases Nelly in a modern home overlooking Los Angeles, while modeling the underwear. “I have been a big fan of Diddy and the Sean John clothing line for years,” Nelly told AllHipHop.com in a statement. []

RAPPER NELLY AND JOSS STONE DATING?

I don’t know where this came from but apparently rapper Nelly and singer Joss Stone are currently an item…….   I know that they both have fallen off career wise, so could they be that desperate for publicity? And isn’t Nelly still in a relationship with Ashanti? I don’t believe this story….. “British soul singer Joss Stone is reportedly dating Amercian rapper Nelly. The British star has been on several secret dates with the 33-year-old US rap star – who is 12 years her senior – and []