Nelly Runs The Hits In Nostalgic BET Hip-Hop Awards Performance

Written by on October 6, 2021

Final evening, Nelly took the stage on the 2021 BET Hip-Hop Awards the place he was the recipient of the I Am Hip-Hop Award. Upon receiving the distinction, the diamond-certified St Louis rapper/country star joined the likes of Lil Wayne, Snoop Dogg, Master P, and LL Cool J

Along with securing the celebrated award, Nelly additionally held it down for the followers with a medley efficiency lined with basic hits. Starting with Nation Grammar favourite “E.I,” the longtime veteran segued into “Nation Grammar” with out the faintest signal of a backing vocal observe. Subsequent up is a solo rendition of “Air Force Ones,” or not less than the enduring refrain; that one may need been tough with out the Lunatics on board.


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Jermaine Dupri takes the stage for the Jagged Edge banger “The place The Occasion At,” whereas “Grillz” finds Nelly reuniting with an iced-out Paul Wall. Longtime Nelly followers will probably be happy to see Metropolis Spud emerge to spit a fraction of his “Journey Wit Me” verse, earlier than he teases the lots with a snippet of his Kelly Rowland-assisted “Dilemma.” “That is sufficient of that shit,” he jokes, sliding into the rambunctious tandem of “Flap Ya Wings” and “Scorching In Herre.”

Although Nelly has largely shifted away from the hip-hop sound, his current efficiency highlights a time the place he primarily had the sport on lock within the early millennium. Test it out for your self, particularly if you happen to look again fondly on that exact period. Congratulations to Nelly for solidifying himself as the newest winner of the I Am Hip-Hop award.

WATCH: Nelly places on a present on the BET hip-hop awards.

Supply: HotNewHipHop

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