Nelly performs at Bud Light House of Whatever, which featured three days of parties, concerts and activities leading up to Super Bowl XLIX

Rapper Nelly is 42

A page to spark motivation, find out who’s getting older, and learn more about our history.

EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE

You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas. – Shirley Chisholm

EUR BIRTHDAYS

Nov. 2: Singer Alvin Chea of Take 6 is 49. Singer Timothy Christian Riley of Tony! Toni! Tone! is 42. Rapper Nelly is 42. Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep is 42.

BLACK HISTORY

Nov. 2, 1954: Charles C. Diggs Jr. of Detroit elected Michigan’s first black congressman.