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Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., known professionally as Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter born on November 2, 1974, in Austin, Texas. He rose to fame with his debut album “Country Grammar” (2000), which featured hits like “Ride wit Me” and the title track “Country Grammar (Hot Shit).” The album was a massive success, selling over 10 million copies in the United States and establishing Nelly as a prominent figure in hip-hop.

Nelly’s subsequent albums, including “Nellyville” (2002) with chart-topping singles like “Hot in Herre” and “Dilemma,” cemented his status as a major force in the music industry. His blend of Southern hip-hop and catchy melodies resonated with a broad audience, earning him multiple Grammy Awards and commercial success.

Beyond music, Nelly has ventured into acting, fashion, and business. He launched the clothing line Vokal and the energy drink Pimp Juice. He has also appeared in films and TV shows, showcasing his versatility as an entertainer.

Nelly’s influence extends beyond his music, as he has become a cultural icon known for his distinctive style and contributions to the hip-hop genre. His career continues to thrive, with ongoing tours and new music releases that keep him relevant in the ever-evolving music landscape.