I don't mean to sound like I could just go out there and make an album filled with "Just A Dream"s and have them all be successful. " [Complex: Your raps always had little melody to them. Nobody could do that, but the point is, when I'm doing certain things or projects that I think could be a little more challenging to me, sometimes I overdo myself and I fuck up.? I feel like a lot of things fucked that up—don't get me wrong, I still got a plaque and I still sold over 500,000 units on that album. The last album had a lot of push-backs and mix-ups on the dates. I think the biggest thing was, I had people like, "I didn't know it was out! " It was that type of reaction, so I don't know. Complex: So with on the way, times are different and just going platinum is very successful. Then you have dudes like Drake and Cudi who really run with that style. Then followed his solo career and best-selling album Country Grammar, which was swiftly followed by Nellyville -crammed with fans' favourites including his Dilemma duet with Kelly Rowland and saucy track Hot in Herre.More hits followed as he teamed up with Fergie, T-Pain and Akon and Ciara, as well as reuniting with Destiny's Child vocalist Kelly.With hits like "Hit in Herre", "Dilemma", and "Work It", the singer and songwriter has won three Grammy Awards and nine Billboard Music Awards. In September, Nelly and Shantel Jackson sparked romance rumors after posting a series of suspicious Instagram pics.
Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr., better known as Nelly, is one of the most famous rappers in the world. Prior to that, he was in an 11-year relationship with Ashanti, and he also dated Kelly Rowland in 2002.
He posted a photo with a caption that read, "Not yet y'all give us alil mo time.....
RIDE Wit Me singer Nelly burst onto the music scene with his natty lyrics and streetwise plaster-come-style-accessory on the side of his face.
According to the RIAA rankings, Nelly is the fourth-best selling rap artist in American history.
The statistics place him as selling 21 million albums in the US.