No joke: Nelly is ready to put out a country album

04.28.15 2 years ago

Fifteen years after the release of his debut album, Country Grammar, Nelly is gearing up to record a proper country record. The news arrived earlier this week courtesy of the rapper's new manager, J. Erving, who announced Nelly's crossover plans during an interview with Billboard. “He's a free agent on the label side now,” Erving explained, “and is working on a country-based Heartland EP, which should be really interesting. He may be one of the first hip-hop artists to jump into that space in an authentic way with Florida Georgia…

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