Uh oh. According to TMZ, Nelly owes the IRS over $2 million in unpaid taxes. “He’s also got state tax trouble — earlier this year, the Missouri Department of Revenue said the St. Louis rapper owed $149,511 in unpaid state taxes from 2013,” TMZ reports. “He originally owed a mere $113,533 … but interest is a bitch.” […]

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August 9, 2015 marked the one-year shooting anniversary of Michael Brown. The senseless shooting spawned nationwide protests and greatly influenced the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Celebrities, activists and advocates for justice lobbied for change. Among those celebrities was Nelly. The St. Louis rapper is familiar with the police brutality in Ferguson. During an exclusive interview, in promotion […]

Kendrick Lamar did work from the mound during Monday’s Los Angeles Dodgers home game. Unlike some of his rap counterparts, the To Pimp A Butterfly rapper he managed to throw the ball over the plate. It sounds trivial to say he was able to keep it over home plate, but many people have had an issue doing […]

Popular country albums tend to sell well. Nelly — whose last album, M.O., pushed a miserable number of units — probably knows this. So Nelly’s decision to make a country album at least makes sense from a business perspective. His manager J. Erving confirmed the crossover decision to Billboard. “He’s a free agent on the label side […]


Nelly has canceled his headlining performance at Missouri State University following his arrest in Tenn. on Saturday morning (April 11) for felony drug possession. The St. Louis artist was scheduled to headline the MSU Student Activity Council’s “Big Spring Concert” on April 23, according to reports on HipHopDX. The University issued a statement apologizing to […]


After Nelly’s Saturday arrest in Tennessee on charges of felony possession of drugs, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia, his lawyer tells TMZ, “Nelly will not be associated with the contraband that was allegedly discovered.” Nelly’s attorney, Scott Rosenblum, attributes the alleged discovery of methamphetamines on the multiplatinum rapper’s tour bus as […]


Rapper Nelly was arrested on felony drug charges in Tennessee on Saturday (April 11) morning. His bus was pulled over when state troopers saw the bus didn’t have the proper stickers, according to KSDK. A trooper checked the bus once he smelled weed. In addition to the marijuana, the troopers also found “five colored crystal-type rocks […]


According to the humanitarian organization Rwanga Foundation, Nelly became the first American to perform in Erbil, the capital of the Kurdish Regional Government, in northern Iraq. The GRAMMY-winning rapper took the stage Friday as part of a charity event to assist embattled Kurds in the region. “We are delighted and proud that the city of […]

It was hard to have any real expectations for Nelly‘s new BET reality series, aptly entitled Nellyville. Nelly has never been one to volunteer private details of his life to the public—just ask Ashanti. And since it’s no longer 2003 and this is a family-focused show, one couldn’t have anticipated to see ass cheeks and sliding credit cards […]

  The original St. Lunactic-turned-Real Husband of Hollywood is taking us on another trip through ‘Nellyville’. However this time the trip won’t be in song, but in the form of his brand new reality show on BET.   In the mold of ‘The Family Hustle‘ Nelly‘s new series will be focusing on his family and […]

  Nelly’s going to show us how he runs things in his house with four teens under his roof on BET’s “Nellyville.” Get ready for another…

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Nelly stopped by the Hot104.1 studios to share his opinion on the recent looting and riots in Ferguson that were sparked by the shooting death of Michael Brown: “We have to do something different. It hasn’t changed that black boys have been dying since we came to this country. He won’t be the last cop to shoot […]