While Nelly was unhappy with the album sales of 5.0, the album’s break out single “Just A Dream” earned him a Grammy nomination and sold over 4 million copies, proving the rappers star power.
“I’ll hopefully have a new album coming out at the end of this year. I’m going back in,” he told Today Show hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. “The last album, 5.0, was phenomenal- ‘Just a Dream,” 4 million and things.”
In between recording, appearing on VH1′s Behind the Music and touring recently in Australia with Snoop, Bow Wow and Game the multi-platinum rapper is releasing a workout video which features his famous friends various exercises.
Nelly also recently shot a video with Keri Hilson for the single “Lose Control,” the next single off her No Boys Allowed LP.
Nelly’s project is currently untitled.