Happy Birthday Nelly, here’s Wild Style!

Published: 2nd Nov, 2009

Wild Style Mash-Up

Don’t mix up your Nelly’s, this is neither the elephant, nor the really weird female singer, who looks like she’d be a bit of a handful. It’s the rapper. He’s 35 today. Well, we say rapper – he sits somewhere rather unusual between rapping and singing, a bit like a one man Bone Thugs N Harmony. Not a compliment. Still, we thought we’d get him a gift, so we all put on full tracksuits, and sat on a wall discussing ideas, whilst occasionally glaring at passing cops. Pretty soon it boiled down to a toss up between a big carton of Ribena, or an excellent clip from a defining hip hop movie, with added beats. In the end we got him both. Happy Birthday Nelly!

Josh Burt
About the author:
Josh has been a writer and journalist for the best part of twenty years and has written for modern staples like FHM and Cosmopolitan and The Daily Telegraph and The Sun. He has also written a small handful of so-so books that you can still buy.

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