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Nelly: Country Grammar; Papa Roach: Infest

Review by Eric Weisbard, The Village Voice, 30 August 2000

LOOKING PAST Eminem, Britney, and Creed to the unknowns, this summer's most persistent chart-huggers have been a St. Louis rapper whose signing represents a rock ...

Country Grammarian: Nelly

Interview by Geoffrey Himes, Baltimore City Paper, 6 September 2000

THIS IS WHAT pop music is all about. A radio single with a sing-along hook so catchy and so danceable you can't resist it. A ...

Nelly: Nellyville

Review by Marc Weingarten, Slate, 25 June 2002

Nelly's Confusion: Is the rapper a preacher or a party animal? Don't ask him. ...

There's Joy in Nellyville

Profile and Interview by Marc Weingarten, Los Angeles Times, 21 July 2002

A potential big-league baseball player, the St. Louis rapper keeps his eye on the ball when it comes to music. ...

Nelly: Sweat/Suit

Review by Dan Gennoe,, September 2004

ANYONE WHO bought Guns 'N' Roses' Use Your Illusion I and II knows that an artist releasing two albums at the same time is rarely ...

Nelly: Suit

Review by Todd L. Burns, Stylus, 17 September 2004

NELLY IS FOR THE CHILDREN. Or, more appropriately, Nelly is for everyone. He’s never made any pretenses otherwise, luckily, so arguments veering towards the thorny ...

Nelly: Sweat

Review by Todd L. Burns, Stylus, 17 September 2004

BUT IF SUIT COULDN'T PRODUCE SOMETHING that could come close to 'Lose Yourself', Sweat's opening track, 'Heart of Champion', nearly gets there. That is, until ...


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