Nelly Not Trying to Repeat History with New Kelly Rowland Duet

Kelly Rowland and Nelly

Nelly and Kelly Rowland topped the charts in 2002 with their duet “Dilemma,” but Nelly is not looking to repeat history with their latest collaboration.

“Let’s be honest, we can’t do ‘Dilemma’ over again. That’s etched in time,” he told Rap-Up.com of their Grammy-winning hit, which was named one of Billboard’s Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. “It is what it is; that song was for that point in time.”

The song’s sequel “Gone” was helmed by Jim Jonsin and Rico Love and is set to appear on Nelly’s new album Nelly 5.0. It picks up where its predecessor left off. “It’s kinda like an extension of the story,” he explains, “and still playfully having fun with it like we did with the first one.”

But Nelly forewarns those who will undoubtedly compare the two tracks. “In no way, shape, or form are we trying to repeat a ‘Dilemma’—like you gotta be fuckin’ kidding me.”

In the meantime, Nelly can be heard on the urban remix to Kelly’s new single “Commander.”

–Reporting by Rajul Punjabi



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15 Comments

  1. JayRide

    GO KELLS!

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  2. Letoya

    Yeah!! Dilemma waz the shizzle.no record can do dat in dos decade again..not even the gaga’s and the beyonce’s…let’s keep our fingers crossed on “commander” anyway…

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  3. NikkiIsChillin

    Nelly and Kelly are soooo cute together.

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  4. *The ENERGY to RETURN THE FAVOR*

    They really are….

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  5. Diane

    The Commander Urban Remix is HOT, HOT, HOT!!!!! Thanks Nelly.

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  6. YOU BETTA WORRK!

    I’m luvin the Urban version of Commander! Hot! Hot! Hot!

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  7. lebo(Caribbeanboi)

    Commander urban remix is hot !!! the song “Gone” is hotttt also …

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  8. Princess

    I love commander remix also. They have great chemistry.

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  9. mel

    Cant nobody do it like they do it!!!

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  10. High_Price

    i love it

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  11. Dave

    Kelly + Nelly >>>>

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  12. boombam

    Kelly Rowland fell off a very very long time ago….

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  13. LShea

    Can’t let ^ that end the comments. I wasn’t big on Commander before but now I like it. I like that she is very realistic about the new song.

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  15. keke

    kelly and nelly r cute but ashanti wuz cuter

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