Tuesday, December 3rd 2013
If Ashanti’s candid sitdown with Hot 97 recently is anything to judge by, her ‘BraveHeart’ is a bit braver than most give her credit for.
For,itt may have been the whisper of the music industry for 9 years, but now ‘The Way I Love You’ singer has found a way to publicly admit to her long-time relationship with hit rapper Nelly as well as the turbulence that accompanied it.
Speaking ever candidly to Hot 97′s Ebro and Laura Styles, the songstress had a no-holds-barred conversation regarding the ups and downs of the duo’s dating in ways she never has before, while also dishing on her new album ‘Braveheart’, its serial delays, and her bouts with a now jailed stalker.
Ashanti also weighed in on former label-head Irv Gotti claiming she was “disloyal”. This is a must see if ever there was one. Tuck in below:
Wednesday, October 2nd 2013
It appears record buyers see Justin Timberlake‘s vision. The Pop titan’s latest effort ‘The 20/20 Experience (2 of 2)’ is on course to hit #1 on the Billboard 200 next week. A fact which, no doubt, calls for celebration.
Sadly for rapper Nelly, the good fortunes of his ‘Girlfriend’ collaborator doesn’t extend to him. For, his latest LP ‘M.O’ is set to open with numbers that must be seen to be believed.
Both men’s first week predictions await after the jump…
Monday, September 2nd 2013
Label-mates Nelly and Daley have teamed up to deliver a taste of ‘Heaven’.
The guitar-heavy cut is the latest single to be lifted from the St Louis rapper’s long-awaited ‘M.O’ album – which arrives on September 30th and as well as the UK singer also features the Nicki Minaj and Pharrell Williams assisted ‘Get Like Me’. Does its follow-up pack as potent a punch? You decide after the jump, where its first live performance on the Today Show also awaits.
Tuesday, August 13th 2013
Kendall J. Powell‘s ‘Cheerios’ calls on Rapper Nelly to serve as its new brand ambassador this year, marking his latest move to boost his visibility before the release of his brand new album!
Enlisting the star to front their ‘Must Be The Honey’ Honey Nut Cheerios campaign, the General Mills owned brand has kicked off a mass media initiative that will see Nelly rock digital ads, billboards and a social media driven effort to push the cereal…and his own new LP, ‘M.O‘.
Today, one of the first fruits of the deal’s labour was plucked with the release of a short ad directed by Hype Williams, featuring the ‘Get Like Me’ MC and the swagged out ‘Homebee’.
Check it out below!!
Wednesday, July 31st 2013
Nelly, Nicki Minaj and Pharrell in the same video?!
The answer to the above…is simply yes.
That’s right, after what felt like an eternity, Nelly drops the video for his budding smash ‘Get Like Me‘, featuring new collaborators Nicki Minaj and Pharrell Williams, and directed by than Chris Brown’s creative staple, Collin Tilley.
Check it out below!
Thursday, July 11th 2013
As reported here, rap titans Nelly and Nicki Minaj joined forces for ‘Get Like Me’ – the blazing Pharrell-produced number set to kick off Nell’s forthcoming album ‘M.O.’.
With fans already buzzing over the number, Minaj takes teasing into overdrive by giving a behind-the-scenes look at the accompanying Colin Tilley-directed clip set to premiere before the month’s end.
While we anxiously await the finished product, get you first view of the new-new below:
Tuesday, June 18th 2013
Enlisting Hip Hop’s best and brightest to aid him, it’s abundantly clear ‘Hot In Herre’ hitmaker Nelly is playing approximately no games when it comes to his comeback album ‘M.O.’.
Calling on the likes of Trey Songz, T.I., Wiz Khalifa, and Nelly Furtado to name a few, the album’s newest offering sees assistance from rapstress Nicki Minaj and superproducer Pharrell.
Titled ‘Get Like Me’, the track comes as co-star Nicki Minaj’s latest entry on an already extensive collabo resume (see: Ciara, Mario, Wale). Is this the best of the bunch? You tell us below:
Wednesday, April 24th 2013
Ciara and Bow Wow aren’t the only former couple who reunited on camera this week.
R&B belle Ashanti sat down with ex Nelly, interviewing the St Louis native as part of her new hosting gig at FUSE.
Expected territory was covered (see: new music, career tales, and the like), however the interview was dosed added pepper and spice when the ‘Baby’ singer quizzed her former flame on what he looks for in a lover, as well as his turn on’s and turn off’s.
Watch what went down after the jump…
Friday, March 1st 2013
Nelly eyes the Billboard Hot 100 with his radio friendly number ‘Hey Porsche’ today, releasing its Sun kissed video online for the world to see and no doubt enjoy.
Pieced together by acclaimed director Ethan Lader, the video sees the seasoned MC ‘get his act on’, playing a mechanic in love with a girl from the other side of the tracks.
Fall in love with his whip below!