*Oh, Ashanti has to be telling tall tales. The singer recently denied going steady with rapper Nelly. When asked if she drew inspiration from her relationship with Nelly on her new album coming up, she totally scoffed. “Who said we had a relationship? What you talkin’ about, Willis?” Umm hmm. So being hugged up at [...]
*A “Nelly and Nelly” collaboration has taken place. The St. Louis rapper hit the studio with Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado to record a joint track for his upcoming release “M.O.,” due in June. “The new album is full of great collaborations,” the MC told The Hollywood Reporter. “I have the first ever Nelly and [...]
*Damn, Nelly is a little high strung lately. The rapper went off on Columbus, Ohio radio show host Misty Jordan on Power 107.5, when questions came up about his new single “Hey Porsche.” She observed that the song sounds quite similar to Flo Rida’s “Whistle.” “Does ‘Ride with Me’ sound like ‘E.I.?’” he fired back. [...]
*BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — As part of Indiana University’s Black History Month, pioneering music industry executive Logan H. Westbrooks will deliver a presentation, “Bustin’ Loose: Breaking Racial Barriers in the Music Industry” from 5 to 6 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Grand Hall of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave. A reception will [...]
*A special guest star will beef up Tuesday’s episode of BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” Celebrity fitness trainer Dolvett Quince of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” will play himself in a workout video spearheaded by Nelly. Things go sideways for Kevin Hart when his nemesis Robin Thicke slips and reveals that Nelly asked the guys to invest [...]
*Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE A ‘No’ uttered from the deepest conviction is [...]
*Nelly is shocked after experiencing a run in with Texas law enforcement. He shares his bus raid experience in an interview with MTV.com, saying he’s still bothered. “I think it’s always alarming. I think this case it’s really alarming when you find yourself in a situation that you didn’t put yourself in,” he says. “That’s [...]
*Celebs put on their red carpet’s best, attending ‘The Angel Ball’. We spotted Solange Knowles and Mama Tina Knowles, Ashanti with her boyfriend/rapper Nelly, Yeezy and Kim Kardashian, Angela Simmons, Estelle and other fancy folk. The night’s entertainment included performances by Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, Nelly and DJ Cassidy. Visit theJasmineBrand.com for more photos.
* Over the weekend Nelly threw 32-year-old Ashanti a surprise birthday party at Atlanta’s STK. According to tweets, and a few attendees, Ashanti was clueless about her birthday dinner. She wore a sleeveless black dress and a pink tiara, that matched her tricked-out-birthdy cake. T.I. and Tiny attended, along with other close friends. After dinner, [...]
*Uh oh, Nelly could be in BIG trouble. As we reported, the St. Louis rapper’s tour bus was busted Thursday morning when authorities found heroin and marijuana. But he denies any knowledge of the substances on board. “It is my understanding a member of my staff made an unfortunate decision to bring unlawful materials onto [...]
*Police in Texas raided Nelly’s tour bus at a checkpoint in Sierra Blanca Wednesday night and turned up heroin, marijuana and a loaded gun. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] According to TMZ, cops pulled the bus over and during a search discovered 36 small bags of heroin totaling .64 ounces, over 10 pounds of marijuana [...]
*The Real Husbands of Hollywood” – the 2011 “BET Awards” vignettes starring Kevin Hart, Jermaine Dupri, Bobby Brown, Nelly and others – will premiere on the network in 2013 as a “semi-scripted” reality series – with new husbands. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Nick Cannon (married to Mariah Carey) will star in series with Robin [...]
*Rapper Nelly will join singer Joe Jonas as the final two celebrity mentors to join The CW’s upcoming singing competition series “The Next: Fame is at Your Doorstep,” from executive producer Queen Latifah, along with executive producers Dave Broome (“The Biggest Loser”) and Shakim Compere. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB's RSS FEED] Formerly titled “The Star Next [...]
*By Wednesday afternoon the news had spread about the passing of 75 year old R&B legend Chuck Brown, who formulated the pulsating beats known as “go-go” music. It’s rhythmic phrasings are a mix of calypso, funk, soul, jazz, dance hall and all else that makes for indescribable feel good music. If you’re cool enough to know that Washington, D. C. [...]
*Nelly will reportedly start the New Year off with a lawsuit from American Express. The rapper, real name Cornell Haynes, Jr., is said to owe $20,000 on the credit card, but has yet to pay a dime. Lawyers representing American Express filed suit in October, according to TMZ. A hearing is scheduled for Jan. 9.