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    Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:08:01

    Nelly Embarks on Hiatus From Rap to Be a Radio Host - He'll be subbing on WHHL in St. Louis

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    • Nelly - FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 18: Rapper Nelly joins demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown as they make their voices heard on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.
    • Nelly - FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 18: Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown listen as rapper, Nelly, speaks to them on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.
    • Nelly - FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 18: Demonstrators protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown listen as rapper, Nelly, speaks to them on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters have been vocal asking for justice in the shooting death of Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.

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    It's gettin' hot in here! Rapper Nelly has taken a temporary leave of absence from the rap game to pursue a limited run as a radio host in Missouri. Nelly will host a radio show in his hometown of St. Louis on weekdays between 3 and 7 PM local time. on Hot 104.1 (WHHL-FM). Nelly becomes the radio station's newest on-air personality for the afternoon drive. Holla.

    Need proof that the gig is a temporary one? Nelly is filling in for on air personality Staci Static, who is on maternity leave. Radio station brass expects Nelly's on-air stint to last approximately a month.

    Would you tune in to hear Nelly on air?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    08.12.10




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