September 27, 2019 (Joliet, IL) – Rialto Square Theatre, Mammoth Live, and VenuWorks are thrilled to present multi-platinum, Grammy Award®-winning rapper, Nelly on Thursday, November 14 at 7:30 PM. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, October 4, 2019 at 10 AM.
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. He became king of the “Summer Anthem” with songs like “Hot in Herre,” “RideWitMe,” “Countrry Grammar,” “Cruise,” “Shake Ya Tailfeather,” “Dilemma,” and “Just a Dream.”
2020 marks the 20th anniversary of Country Grammar, disrupting the music scene with Nelly’s unique sound and vocals. Nelly’s collaboration with Florida Georgia Line received Diamond status and he is only one of seven rappers to date to reach this honor. Currently he is touring around the globe and recently was the first artist to play in Saudi Arabia with a mixed gender/family crowd. Nelly along with TLC and FloRida kick off a sure to be spectacular show this summer.
Nelly is launching several unique business ventures in the fourth quarter of 2019, which he hopes to be as successful as Apple Bottoms, his fashion brand, which sold for millions.Billboard ranked Nelly the number three Top Artist of the Decade in 2009 and he, to date, holds the philanthropic honor of hosting the most African American attended donor registry to date. Nelly is the co-owner of the Charlotte Hornets with Michael Jordan and founded a college program that offers music production to students and Nelly funded scholarships.