Album Cover: Nelly – ‘5.0’

5.0

Unlike his chest-baring cover for his last album Brass Knuckles, Nelly looks casual on the front of his sixth LP 5.0, pulling into stores November 16. Wearing a crisp white tee, a loosened belt on his denim jeans, and a pair of shades, the “Just a Dream” hitman stares off into the distance on the artwork for the album, named partially after his favorite car. “[The Mustang] 5.0 was always one of my dream cars,” he told Rap-Up.com.

The St. Louis rapper recently shot a clip for his next single, the Dr. Luke-produced “Move That Body” featuring T-Pain and Akon, and has lined up appearances on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “Chelsea Lately” during his release week.

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33 Comments

  1. VaunTV

    Really?

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  2. math_

    it’s ok, i like it

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  3. Nick

    Must be a joke.

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  4. Andre'

    The cover for Brass Knuckles was better!

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  5. Lisa

    What the hell is this? He always wears a white tee or wife beater. Nelly could’ve came harder with the album cover.

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  6. NellyDaDon

    Nelly aka King of hiphop..i like dis cover and the song “Move that body” is bangin’ fo’shooo !! NELLY IS BACK, even though he wasn’t really gone..

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  7. Haze

    lol i am looking forward to this album, shame about album cover, i could whip that up in less than 2 mins…. cheap

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  8. Abby

    I’m copping this album for shure.

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  9. Will

    This cover isnt good could have taken more time for it and made it more marketable it looks like it could be a cover for an artists first album and Nelly is on his 5th. Looks very cheap.

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  10. JhuntdaProdigy

    Okay, the cover sucks, but based off “Just A Dream”, “Move That Body”, & “Tippin in The Club”, the album won’t! Hope Nelly Nell do some decent numbers this time around, I’m definitely gonna buy it

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  11. ugurekin

    i heard his some songs like she so fly, angel eyes ,taraji joint collabo,long gone,gone and many more i think this album can have a platinium x4 or more

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  12. sagb

    this almost looks like just a dream single cover..its kinda lame!

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  13. Carman

    @ ugurekin
    Angel eyes is not going to be on the album.

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  14. jnew

    wow really?… this is stupid. cmon man

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  15. yeahyeah

    It’s just simple and elegant. Why people are hating on that? If you haven’t noticed, all his albums have a simple cover so calm down. I’m excited for his new album.

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  16. Leopalt

    I just hope the St. Lunatics album looks better.

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  17. vally girl

    bird goes: cheap! cheap! cheap!…cheap! cheap! cheap!

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  18. Bieber-Fever-4Eeva

    The official tracklist has been released! One Word “CRAP!’

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  19. Ms. Love

    This album embodies what Nelly is today and that is a hip hop veteran who is business savy… Track Listing seems cool appears that he was being very cautious this go around album should be good im buying a few copies

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  20. Hugs-N-Kisses

    Tracklist’s not real!

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  21. Lucy

    ^ That’s probably why Rap-Up didn’t post it. SMH at these fans spreading false info.

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  22. K.K.

    this cover is too cheap ;( wish he release another cover for 5.0

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  23. Imma-Nova

    Hopefully he releases a special or limited edition version of his album and has a totally new album cover.

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  24. Alexis Loves U

    he is so sexy

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  25. Ankka

    don’t like the cover, very boring & unoriginal
    anyway, the album will be amazing! just a few more weeks!

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  26. YUNG_SAVAGE88

    WACK TRY HARDER PUNK!

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  27. MiGi

    ………………….next

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  28. K-Rowl

    It looks like it was designed for a mixtape cover!

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