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Pharrell Williams On Ferguson Jury: 'What Are We Going To Do About It?'

AP | RYAN PEARSON | Posted 12.09.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pharrell Williams says "everyone is heartbroken" there was no grand jury indictment of a white police officer in the killing of a...

Nelly Reveals Why He's Worried About What May Soon Happen In Ferguson

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.31.2014 | Black Voices

As one of St. Louis' most recognizable celebrities, Nelly made a big splash by leading a march in Ferguson, Missouri, shortly after the Mike Brown sag...

What Nelly Tries To Remember About Raising Kids Today

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.30.2014 | Parents

These days, rapper Nelly has parenting issues like cyber-bullying on his mind. The dad of four (two children are biological, two are his late sist...

25 Songs Everyone Had On Their First iPod

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.23.2014 | Entertainment

It was on Oct. 23, 2001 that the original iPod first hit the shelves. The product not only revolutionized the music industry and the way we consume mu...

Pharrell On Ferguson: 'This Is Going To Be The Longest Hangover In Race Relations, Ever'

Posted 09.16.2014 | Black Voices

Yesterday (Sept. 9) marked a month since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, and the unarmed teen's family has issued a new call for the ...

Ryan J. Reilly

National Guard Arrives In Ferguson, But Clashes Continue

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 08.19.2014 | Politics

FERGUSON, Mo. -- Strict new protest rules and the presence of the National Guard in Ferguson didn’t prevent fresh clashes with police on Monday nigh...

WATCH: Nelly Breaks His Silence On Mayweather 'Beef'

Posted 07.31.2014 | Black Voices

Since displaying their affection for each other on Instagram in recent months, Nelly and his latest flame, Shantel "Miss Jackson" Jackson have drawn a...

Brennan Williams

Ashanti Dishes On Murder Inc. Reunion And Nelly Breakup

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.10.2014 | Black Voices

Heartache and personal growth are two things everyone can relate to. And you can find plenty of both on "BraveHeart," the new album from the hip-hop a...

Nelly Slams Madonna

www.tmz.com | Posted 01.27.2014 | Celebrity

Madonna straight "f**ked up" when she dropped the N-word online in a shout-out to her son ... so says the rapper Nelly, who tells TMZ, "She need to ge...

Here's What Nelly Thinks About Miley Cyrus And Justin Bieber

www.celebuzz.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

We caught up with Nelly at a pre-Fiesta Bowl party hosted by Tostitos. And since it was a party, we decided to have a little fun in our interview... ...

Nelly's 'Ride Wit Me' Performance During The AMAs Was The Money

Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment

Nelly, can we get tickets to the next show? At the American Music Awards on Sunday night, rap star Nelly made things hot (in therre) by performing his...

We Did Both

Asha Palmer | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Asha Palmer

Nelly wants the world to think they have to choose between a video and a life. Because that's what he did. By canceling his bone marrow drive, he made his choice. And by having our own drive and bringing a national conversation to the forefront of our community, we made ours.

Former Spelman Students Respond To Nelly

Posted 11.19.2013 | Black Voices

Last week, Nelly sparked a bit of controversy in his response to a group of women at Spelman college, expressing his frustration surrounding a 2004 pr...

Nelly To Spelman Protesters: 'You Robbed Me'

Posted 11.18.2013 | Black Voices

In the past, Nelly has expressed his frustration with a group of protesters who boycotted his 2004 bone marrow drive at Spelman College due to his sex...

Nelly Gets Candid About Tom Brady And Gisele

Posted 11.13.2013 | Celebrity

These days, our knowledge of celebrities too often originates with paparazzi images and snarky quotes by anonymous "insiders." After a while, it's eas...

Miley Cyrus' Bangerz Is Actually Pretty Good

Rock Genius | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rock Genius

The last words of the album, "I've turned into someone else", perfectly ends the romantic arc, and also comments on her real life transformation. Now that Hannah Montana is gone, will Miley Cyrus succeed as a pop artist?

Nelly Gets Down With 2 Chainz

Posted 09.19.2013 | Entertainment

Nelly dropped the latest track off of his upcoming album "M.O." this week with the release of his song "100K." The song, which is a collaboration with...

Can Nelly Come Back?

Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

Nelly is staging a comeback with the release of his upcoming album, "M.O." Due out on Sept. 30th, the rapper's seventh studio album features some b...

WATCH: Nelly, Honey Nut Cheerios Bee Cruelly Suck The Life Out Of Your Millennial Childhood

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

Honey Nut Cheerios is trying to milk millennial nostalgia and turn it into honey money. If you ask us, it isn't working out. The cereal giant hired...

Jesus Is Hip Hop!

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 10.26.2013 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

When queried about the specific connection between the Black Church and Hip Hop, Daniel White Hodge cites research pointing to an epic disconnect: this music impassioned precisely those young African-Americans who in previous generations would have channeled their energies into institutionalized religion.

Nelly Is Back In A Hot New Video

Posted 08.01.2013 | Entertainment

Nelly is back at it, dropping a sexy new music video for his hit song "Get Like Me," featuring Pharrell and Nicki Minaj. The visuals to the catchy ...

Meet Country's Unlikely Stars

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The guys in Florida Georgia Line thought they were riding a whirlwind when their first single improbably made it to the top o...

Nelly Goes Country At Tonight's CMT Awards

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 08.05.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Carrie Underwood's awesome week got off to a roaring start at the CMT Music Awards. Underwood won top honor video of the year W...

Lenny Kravitz, Nelly Set For Big Gig This Week

AP | Posted 08.03.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The CMT Music Awards are known for cross-genre mashups and this year will be no different as Lenny Kravitz and Nelly prepare ...

Are Wedding Bells In Nelly's Near Future?

The YBF | Posted 04.05.2013 | Black Voices

Rapper Nelly sat for a candid interview where he revealed if he ever plans to marry and why industry relationships often fail. Watch the clip inside ...