Nelly - Nelly: Nicki Minaj has star power

Nelly says Nicki Minaj brings the ''star power'' to their collaboration.

The 38-year-old rapper worked with Nicki and Pharrell Williams on his latest single 'Get Like Me' and he has praised her incredible talents in the studio, describing Nicki as a ''360 degrees'' artist.

In an interview on the breakfast show on UK station Capital FM today (10.10.13), he said: ''Nicki's what we call a 360. She brings it all to a situation. She brings the star power, she brings the lyrics, she brings her charisma and everything else to a track. It's hard to find those 360 artists these days, they bring everything to a situation.''

Nelly is equally full of praise for Pharrell - who he first worked with in 2002 on his LP 'Nellyville', which spawned his mega hit 'Hot In Herre' - and credits the N.E.R.D producer for inspiring him to always push himself creatively with his music.

The 38-year-old rap star said: ''The thing about him is that, you know Pharrell is a limit pusher. You know he wants to push you to your limits but he wants to bring out the best in you. He's one of those few producers that you trust in the sense of letting him guide you into new territory.''


Contactmusic

Tags: Nelly - Nicki Minaj - Pharrell Williams

Advertisement

More Nelly

Nelly Appeals For Calm in Ferguson, Missouri, As Violence Continues

As the violent disturbances in Ferguson, Missouri continued into a ninth day, rapper Nelly decided to address the protestors on Monday and appeal for calm.Nelly...

Singing St. Louis' Praises: Budweiser Made in America Hit Missouri In Their Music Documentary Expose

The ever overlooked St. Louis, Missouri is our next stop for the Budweiser Made in America documentary series, and an appropriate point ahead of Jay...

Everything That's Wrong With The Snoop Dogg And Psy Collaboration "Hangover"

In one of the oddest collaborations since Nelly gave country artist Tim McGraw a call and asked to bring his Louisiana drawl to the R&B...

Fergie And Jennifer Hudson Support Brown Shoe Company's 100 Years Of Listing Celebration At The NYSE

R&B singers Estelle, Nelly, Fergie and Jennifer Hudson were snapped posing on the red carpet at the Brown Shoe Company 100 Years Of Listing celebration...

Advertisement

The History of Nelly's 'Hot in Herre'

You’ve been hiding under a rock if you haven’t heard about radio station KVVF’s epic PR stunt. To announce the rebranding of the station as...

Nelly's 'Hot in Herre' Played Over and Over As Radio Station Market Their Rebranding

It all started at 3pm on Friday afternoon (March 14). Nelly’s popular track, ‘Hot in Herre” started playing – a nice little 3pm treat, many...

Nelly - Get Like Me Ft. Nicki Minaj & Pharrell Williams (Explicit) Video

Nelly has teamed up with Nicki Minaj and Pharrell on his latest single 'Get Like Me'; the follow-up to previous single 'Hey Porsche', both of...

Abductee Amanda Berry "Inspired" Rapper Nelly With Her Courage

An audibly starstruck Nelly has spoken about his experiences having met one of the three women who was abducted and held for ten years in...

Advertisement

Comments

Nelly Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Nelly

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All