Nelly Is Performing at Lubbock’s Cook’s Garage This October
Nelly is performing with Blanco Brown and Harper Grace at Cook's Garage on Sunday, October 10th, 2021. Tickets will be available for purchase this Friday, July 30th, at 10 a.m.
Nelly is heading out on this country-inspired tour after his recent success in country music. He's seen success with his hits "Lil Bit" featuring Florida Georgia Line, "Good Times Roll" with Jamie Allen and "Cool Again" with Kane Brown. This show will be a great opportunity to see Nelly live in a great venue.
Nelly is a rapper, singer and songwriter from St. Louis, Missouri. He started his career in the hip hop group St. Lunatics back in 1993. He then moved into his solo career and released his first solo album Country Grammar in 2000.
Nelly has been nominated for 12 Grammy Awards and has won three of them. He won two Grammy Awards in 2002 for Best Male Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. He was also nominated for five other awards that year. He later won Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 2003 for "Shake Ya Tailfeather." He's been nominated for and won several other awards from the American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.
Along with his music career, Nelly has also dabbled in film. His first film appearance was in the independent film Snipes in 2001. He then got a larger role in the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard starring Chris Rock and Adam Sandler. Nelly has made several television appearances in the shows CSI: NY, Real Husbands of Hollywood, and Dancing With the Stars.
Nelly runs the non-profit organization 4Sho4Kids Foundation. He started the organization in 2003 with his sister after she was diagnosed with leukemia. The non-profit helps to raise awareness in the African American community and other minorities about the importance of bone marrow transplants.