Articles tagged nelly

The Hate for Southern Hip-Hop: Why So Serious?

The way some of us disparage Southern rap, you'd think rappers like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame had recorded a record dissing Kool G. Rap and Big Daddy Kane.

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It Was Only Yesterday L.A. Went Up in Flames

Langston Hughes’ proverbial California raisin in the sun exploded to a funky beat. I stared blankly past the familiar storefronts, into a world I could barely grasp. How civil a society was it that my daughter was about to join?

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12 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

Nelly: Brass Knuckles

Nelly takes a turn toward a more hard-edged sound and somehow manages to not completely destroy the aesthetic that's made him so famous.

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16 Sep 2008 // 3:38 AM

Nelly is never going to have another “Country Grammar.” He knows it, and he’s OK with that as he stares down the Tuesday release

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4 Dec 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Nelly: Sweatsuit

Nelly cuts the fat from last year's bloated double disc set, and somehow ends up with something almost as bad.

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The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector’s Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.

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28 May 2005 // 1:00 AM

The Longest Yard (2005)

Sandler is resolutely unriled, whether abused by guards, the warden, or his own teammates, which makes him a decidedly peculiar action comedy hero.

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26 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Snipes (2001)

As Erik puts it, he has 'business to take care of.' That business is hip-hop.

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27 Jun 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Nelly: Nellyville

When it comes to hip-hop, I am definitely old school. Roxanne Shante and a then-unknown Biz Markie headlined my first rap concert. I saw the

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