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Nelly Gets Lost In The Shuffle On ‘M.O.’

Throughout the early 2000’s, Nelly was a force to be reckoned with. He churned out hit after hit, produced a series of multiplatinum albums, and was considered one of the most successful artists of the decade in many circles. These successes only make the St. Louis rapper's new album, M.O., all the more disappointing. Despite—or perhaps because of—the litany of famous guests, the album feels hollow and uninspired. He leans heavily on the his impressive rolodex of big guests, but too many don’t deliver. Nicki Minaj sounds lost on the bouncy opener “Get Like Me,” repeatedly rhyming the same words ...

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