Nelly has gone country.
His most recent album Heartland hit seventh on the Billboard country chart
He's spent a lot of time with other country artists in his new life and he made some eye-raising comments about what would happen if some of his new friends went up against his old rap cohorts on the basketball court.
“We had a long ass debate last night on who had the best athletes in entertainment,” Nelly said. “A majority of everybody was yelling Hip Hop had the best athletes. So I was saying, OK I can see that but listen, since I been bridging the gap, running with these country boys, I noticed that it’s some athletes over here. And they ain’t bullsh*tting; It l told them that they can hold they own. And I definitely belive I can round up a bunch of country brothas to hoop that … it ain’t gonna be no walk in the park. Any of you Hip Hop rap artist, anybody, got that bag of course, run it up get any Hip Hop or rap artist you want and lets lineup this game, and imma get these country brothers ..."
What do you think? And what do you think about Nelly's bling filter?