Nelly is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter from St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly started his music career with the hip hop group St. Lunatics in 1993 and started his solo career in the year 2000 with his debut album “Country Grammar” which debuted at number 3 on the billboard 200 and went on to the number 1 spot. His album “Nellyville” had number ones like “Hot in Herre” and “Dilemma”