Is Nelly Going Country On His New Project

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 Line and Tim McGraw, so we think he has an opportunity to grow that base even more.”

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