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On September 14, 2004, Nelly released two albums, Sweat and Suit.Suit, an R&B-oriented album, debuted at number one on the Billboard albums chart, and Sweat, a rap-oriented album, debuted at number two.

He has been referred to by Peter Shapiro as "one of the biggest stars of the new millennium", Nelly moved with his mother from St. Nelly decided to go solo, after a major record deal failed to appear.

Law told Hit Quarters that very few people at the record company liked Nelly when he was first signed, with the feedback he received from his colleagues on the rapper's music being "extraordinarily negative".

Nelly was unusual for being a rapper from the Midwest at a time when the hip-hop scenes were centered around the East Coast, West Coast and the South.

The label used this to their advantage by branding Nelly as a star of the Midwest, hoping to inspire pride in the people of St Louis and the surrounding region.

On the same week of release, Suit debuted at number one, selling around 396,000 copies in its first week on the same chart.

Nelly's fifth studio album, Brass Knuckles, was released on September 16, 2008, after several delays.

The controversy forced Nelly to cancel an appearance at a bone marrow drive at Spelman College, an historically black college in Atlanta, Georgia. For the Bad Boys II soundtrack album, Nelly contributed the single "Shake Ya Tailfeather" featuring Diddy and Murphy Lee.

Another number-one hit, "Shake Ya Tailfeather" won the 2004 Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.

Other singles included "Work It" (featuring Justin Timberlake), "Air Force Ones" (featuring Murphy Lee and St. With the same-day dual release of Sweat, Suit (2004) and the compilation Sweatsuit (2006), Nelly continued to generate many chart-topping hits.

Sweat debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart, selling 342,000 copies in its first week.

Brass Knuckles was released on September 16, 2008, after several delays, "Stepped on My J'z" was the next single, produced by Jermaine Dupri and featuring Dupri and Ciara; following that was "Body on Me", produced by Akon and featuring Akon and Ashanti.

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