Behind The Hip-Hop: Nelly [EXCLUSIVE]


Often, when our favorite artists get popular, their come-up gets obscured behind their explosion onto the scene. But the truth is, your favorite artist was hustling long before their “overnight success.” In The Ed Lover Show‘s “Behind The Hip Hop” segment, you get a close look into the hustle of hip hop’s hottest artists and how they worked to make a name for themselves.

Click on the audio player above to hear about Nelly’s come up, from his debut album, “Country Grammar,” and the start of his solo career, to his acting career and philanthropic and charitable ventures. Find out how Nelly made his mark in hip-hop history; plus, hear what he says are his goals and challenges as an artist.

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