Diamond Selling, Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning rap superstar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actor, Nelly, has continually raised the bar for the entertainment industry since stepping on the scene in 2000 with his distinctive vocals and larger-than-life personality. Twenty years later and Nelly is still making headlines and accepting accolades such as his newest album HEARTLAND, making Billboard’s top ten Country Album Charts and is near to being double platinum certified for “Lil Bit” featuring Florida Georgia Line. 2021 brings the platinum recognition of “Lil Bit” and the release of NELLY’S much anticipated country-inspired Country album HEARTLAND. Concurrently, this year celebrates 20 years of “Nellyville” while “Dilemma” marked 1 billion views on YouTube. In addition to touring shows, promoting the newest single, “High Horse” of the HEARTLAND album, NELLY is also filming the new season of BET’s hit show, “Real Husbands of Hollywood.” Burger King tapped NELLY to be featured in their newest campaign with his personal meal- “Cornell Haynes Jr.”. Nelly is in studio now preparing for Heartland Part 2 with a new single coming out this year and album release in 2023.
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti burst onto the music scene with her smash hit, self-titled debut album, Ashanti. It landed the #1 spot on both the Billboard Top 200 and R&B album charts, selling a whopping 504,593 units in its first week. This set a SoundScan record as the most albums sold by any debut female artist in the chart’s history and granted her a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Over the span of her 20-year career, Ashanti has released six studio albums and received a number of illustrious rewards including eight Billboard Awards, a Grammy, two American Music Awards, two Soul Train Awards and six ASCAP Awards. She has reigned at the top as one of Billboard’s “Top Females of the Decade from 2000-2010” and continues to break Billboard records having a Hot 100 entry every decade in the 2000’s, 2010’s and 2020’s.
Grammy-nominated artist Ja Rule’s debut single Holla Holla became a hit, making it onto the Billboard Hot 100. But that was just the beginning of his successful career. Ja Rule’s second studio album, Rule 3:36, featured his first crossover hit, Between You and Me, which earned Top 40 airplay and landed the R&B artist back on the Billboard Top 100.