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. In 2002, Nelly's second album, Nellyville, was released, debuting at No. Lil Shawn Pictures Set 1 Nelly's Nephew Lil Shawn Tab's Laugh Ta Ehhh. “I used to be in a group when was 11 but my mom took me out.  Similar claims of misogyny also surrounded Nelly's single "Pimp Juice". , In April 2015, the Tennessee Highway Patrol conducted a traffic stop of Nelly's Prevost tour bus because of non-conforming U.S. Department of Transportation and International Fuel Tax Association stickers. Lil Shawn Photo 7  He slept at friends' homes and in cars and, after winning one rap battle, suffered a broken jaw. || TO CONTACT THIS AUTHOR | Email Address: email@example.com | Telephone: 314-400-8010 | Follow on Twitter: Twitter.com/LALATE | Biography: http://news.lalate.com/author/maria-stabile/ | LALATE Staff & Physical Address: http://news.lalate.com/staff/, You must be logged in to post a comment  The movie's soundtrack includes his songs "Errtime" and "Fly Away". All Rights Reserved. Nelly's fifth studio album, Brass Knuckles, was released on September 16, 2008, after several delays. In June 2008, in an interview with Kiwibox, Nelly revealed that he is reluctant to continue his acting career, noting that he does not want to "take away from the culture of acting.  The album's lead single "Just a Dream" was released on August 17, 2010, through iTunes along with the promotional single "Tippin' In da Club".  Its original lead single was "Wadsyaname", a ballad-oriented track produced by Ron "NEFF-U" Feemstar and sampling the piano riff from "All My Life" by K-Ci & JoJo. ‘Retro’ is just me and Shad which is under JGE. ! ..!!  Follow-up Hood Hop 2.5 was released on CD on July 28, 2009. But he adds “my uncle Nelly started supporting us but let us do what we wanted to do. The success of its title track as a single (#7 on the Hot 100 and No. Donahue lost her battle with leukemia on March 24, 2005, almost two years after the campaign began.. Please click the “Report” button below if the video on this page is not working properly. Nelly won Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004 and had a supporting role in the 2005 remake film The Longest Yard with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.  RIAA have certified the album Platinum. He has two clothing lines, Vokal and Apple Bottoms. Lil Shawn Photo 6 Jerrell C. Jones (born March 28, 1986), better known by his stage name J-Kwon, is an American rapper from St. Louis best known for his 2004 rap single "Tipsy," which rose to number 2 in 2004. For the Bad Boys II soundtrack album, Nelly contributed the single "Shake Ya Tailfeather" featuring Diddy and Murphy Lee. “But 2011, we started to work by ourselves.  In May 2010, Nelly confirmed that the title of the album was 5.0.  "Just a Dream" made its first chart appearance debuting on the US Billboard Hot 100 at number 12 and peaking at number 3 in its fourth week. ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Nelly’s nephew Lil Shawn aka Tab on Nellyville today explained JGE Retro, Shad (“Shy”), his music, and what JGE Retro means. From 2014 to 2015, Nelly starred in the reality TV show Nellyville, which ran for two seasons. , In 2011, Nelly and Vatterott College worked together to found the Ex'treme Institute By Nelly, which is a music production school in the heart of St. In December 2011, Nelly released his first ever official solo mixtape, entitled O.E.MO, which stands for "On Everything MO".  The two songs were released to Mainstream and Rhythm/Crossover radio on August 10, 2010.  AllMusic also notes his "tongue-twisting" hooks, which are also often sung rather than rapped. (Full Interview) | BigBoyTV", "Nelly's 'Nellyville' series returning for second season in May", "For The Record: Quick News On Deftones, Kimberly Caldwell, 50 Cent, Michelle Branch, Hanson, The Roots & More", "Nelly's New Sneaker & Apparel Deal With Reebok", "Robert L. Johnson Adds Nelly To Bobcats Ownership Team", "Day 3 of the main event of the World Series of Poker", "2010 PCA amFAR Tournament: Round one – PokerStars Poker Blog", "Nelly's Priceless Princess!  Haynes moved with his mother from St. Louis to University City, Missouri as a teenager and, while in high school, Nelly formed the St. Lunatics with his friends Ali, Murphy Lee, Kyjuan and Slo'Down, and his half brother City Spud. " In 2008 and 2009, Nelly appeared in episodes of the CBS crime drama CSI: NY. FROM ROUND1 MIXTAPE. Police said they were making an attempt to get in touch with the woman claiming she was sexually assaulted by the rapper. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 Music Albums; its lead single "Hot in Herre" was a number-one hit. , As of 2018, Nelly is signed to Columbia Records.. Jackie Gabriel Entertainment.”, ABOUT THIS AUTHOR || Editor in Chief: Maria Stabile | Maria in ten years has propelled LALATE to become a leading news authority in sports, entertainment, and national news, LALATE has been cited in countless international newspapers (including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and LA Times), international television news broadcasts including ABC News, books including The Iraq War: Origins and Consequences, tv programs including MTV News, and magazines. Tab tells news “JGE is our full record label. Lil Shawn Photo 8, Tab further tells news that his career picked up in 2011. In 2006, Nelly started hosting a “White and Black Ball” in his hometown of St. Louis as a fundraiser to collect funds for scholarships.  On the 2004 NBC television concert special Tim McGraw: Here and Now, McGraw and Nelly performed the song. J-Kwon first rose to stardom with the first single "Tipsy" from his 2004 album Hood Hop, which peaked at number 2 on the Billboard 200 on April 17, 2004, after 14 weeks on the chart. When I was 13, my younger uncle asked if it want to rap.  Nelly denied wrongdoing; his attorney said that the accusation was "clearly false.  Recognizing Nelly's potential, the label began to change their mind and allowed work to begin on his debut album.  Guests featured on the album were, T-Pain, Chris Brown, Akon, Plies, T.I., Kelly Rowland, Birdman, DJ Khaled, Avery Storm and Diddy-Dirty Money. Nelly performed in the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show, his second time performing in a Super Bowl halftime show. Lil Shawn Photo 3 Tab explains to fans how he started rapping.  In 2003, Nelly released Da Derrty Versions: The Reinvention, which featured the hit single "Iz U" from the soundtrack to Walt Disney's The Haunted Mansion. He is taking the place of regular PM drive personality, Stacy Static, who is on pregnancy leave. The group enjoyed moderate local popularity with their single "Gimme What Ya Got" in 1997. The label used this to their advantage by branding Nelly as a star of the Midwest, hoping to inspire pride in the people of St Louis and the surrounding regions. The song peaked at number 42 on the Billboard Hot 100 and hit the top ten in Australia, Ireland, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.  Nelly was initially booked into the Putnam County Jail and was released on bail. The label decided to do a solo record with Nelly first and then return to the St. Lunatics the following year.. To date both albums have sold over 5 million units in the United States. Under Universal, Nelly began his solo career in the year 2000, with his debut album Country Grammar, of which the featured title-track and the single "Ride wit Me" were top ten hits. We got a strong fan base.” And what does “JGE” stand for?  He collaborated with comedian Andy Milonakis in "Like Dis", to promote The Andy Milonakis Show, and appeared on Bow Wow's single "Fresh Azimiz". Nelly and his Nellyville cast deliver the best new fall show this TV season. On December 11, 2009, Billboard ranked Nelly the number three Top Artist of the Decade (2000s). The mixtape features guest appearances from T.I., 2 Chainz, Bei Maejor, St. Lunatics and more. !” Thanks!  Nelly later signed a shoe deal with Reebok. RIP QUEEN..!!! Despite being popular in Missouri and the surrounding areas, the group struggled to achieve success outside of St. Louis. , In August 2012, Nelly became a coach on The CW Television Network's new show The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep, along with Gloria Estefan, John Rich and Joe Jonas. Shantel Jackson, Floyd Mayweather Breakup Strikes Nelly on Nellyville, Lil Shawn, Tab I Could Neva: Nellyvile’s JGE Retro Drops Single, Nellyville Tab Tuesday: NaNa & Tre Celebrate Birthdays Tonight, Nellyville: Lil Shawn’s Sister Stink Does Fashion Week – EXCLUSIVE, Nellyville Tab, Lil Shawn Returns with Miss Jackson & Nelly for Season 2, Nelly’s Lil Shawn, Nellyville Tape Free STL Concert at Pageant: EXCLUSIVE, Stink, Nelly’s Niece from Nellyville, Walks NY Fashion Week: EXCLUSIVE. He and the owners of Mike and Ike released a movie trailer the same day titled "The Return of Mike and Ike" describing the split and reunion. "; "Ride wit Me", featuring City Spud; and "Batter Up", featuring the St. On November 13, 2010, Nelly appeared on the Pacquiao vs. Margarito pay-per-view, at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Lunatics.  In October 2009, Nelly did an interview with SOHH.com and said that the album was going to be released sometime in 2010. Tab (Nelly's Nephew) - I Make Money. Nelly recorded "Party People", featuring Fergie and produced by Polow da Don, which turned out to be his first official single off the album. , Nelly's rapping style has been described by Peter Shapiro as using "unforgettable hooks based on schoolyard songs, double-dutch chants, and nonsense rhymes" and has a "Missouri twang". Brass Knuckles was released on September 16, 2008, after several delays. We put it out in St Louis and it became the number one song in the clubs. 161.6k Likes, 894 Comments - NELLY (@nelly) on Instagram: “Unreal..! Haynes's father was serving in the Air Force for much of his childhood and, when he was seven, his parents divorced. In the same week of release, Suit debuted at number one, selling around 396,000 copies in its first week on the same chart.  Nelly was booked into a Des Moines, Washington jail, and released from custody without charge. , J-Kwon released his fourth studio album on March 23, 2010, entitled J-Kwon. It produced the singles "Party People" (featuring Fergie), "Stepped on My J'z" (featuring Jermaine Dupri and Ciara) and "Body on Me" (featuring Akon and Ashanti). He was one of the owners of the Charlotte Bobcats, along with Robert L. Johnson and Michael Jordan until Jordan became the new owner in March 2010.. His big movie role came in the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock. SHOW MORE SHOW LESS. J-Kwon began working on the follow-up to Hood Hop, Louisville Slugger, that year also.  "Stepped on My J'z" was the next single, produced by Jermaine Dupri and featuring Dupri and Ciara; following that was "Body on Me", produced by Akon and featuring Akon and Ashanti.