Nelly Hosts Listening For 'Brass Knuckles'

  /  08.24.2008

nelly_tux.jpg

After much delay, St. Louis’ best finally gave New York’s industry audience a taste of his upcoming album, Brass Knuckles, set to drop September 16th. In an intimate location that resembled a glorified chop shop on Hudson Street, Nelly—tequila in hand—went track for track, unraveling a story behind how every one came to life. As guests sipped on Don Julio spiked punch, they gathered around the DJ booth to bounce to Nelly’s latest single, “Body On Me,” and to find out if the rest is just as hot.

Bursting at the seams with all-star cameos (Akon, Snoop Dogg, Chuck D, Pharrell, and of course, Ashanti, to name a few), the album was almost overwhelming. We actually think that the songs where he’s left to his own devices and playful hooks are the ones that shine, but let’s just see what the charts say…

Check out the official tracklisting for Brass Knuckles and pick up Rap-Up‘s Summer 2008 issue with Nelly on the cover, on sale now.

–Rajul Punjabi in New York

TRENDING

Ye Urges Everyone To Call Him By His Legal Name Instead Of Kanye West

Ye explained the reasoning why: “No brand or numbers gonna force me to call myself ...
02.28.2024

Tyla Lands Her First-Ever Major Fashion Campaign With Gap's Linen Moves Commercial

During an 80-second video, Tyla could be seen dancing to Jungle’s “Back On 74” in ...
02.27.2024

Ye Requests Kim Kardashian Take Their Kids Out Of "Fake School" Used By "The System"

Ye captioned the post, “At this point, everybody knows what ‘the system’ is code word ...
02.29.2024

Beyoncé Rocks A Mullet For The Cover Of 'CR Fashion Book' Issue 24: "I’m Having The Time Of My Life"

Ten years after her first cover with the magazine, Beyoncé is back to promote her ...
02.29.2024
View More

Sponsored Stories