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06-11-2008, 07:02 PM

Nelly, Akon & Pharrell To Form Supergroup?
June 9th, 2008 | Author: Andreas Hale

This past weekend, Nelly entertained a select few at the Red Rock Hotel's suites in Las Vegas for his listening party for the long overdue Brass Knuckles. When discussing the songs featured on the album, Akon made a special appearance along with Jermaine Dupri. As Akon was discussing his relationship with Nelly and the song he produced titled “Body On Me,” a small tidbit of information leaked out.

“Me and Nelly used to bump into each other off and on and it had nothing to do with music. We were always looking for the opportunity to work together,” Akon said. “There was a thing that Nelly was coming up with that had me, him and Pharrell possibly doing an album together. We just wanted to find something we could do together.”

The room lit up as this was the first time a collaboration of this magnitude had ever been discussed. But just how realistic is the collaboration?

“Right now it’s just a concept,” Nelly responded when questioned about the trio working together. “I just got the idea because I love groups like Bell Biv Devoe. When they got a chance to come together. When LSG (Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat and Johnny Gill) did it. Nobody has really done it on the Hip Hop level. Nobody has put egos aside and said ‘You know what? Let’s do something that would be crazy! We don’t have that (moment in time) and I feel like we’re missing that something special.”

Talks of multiple supergroups have always been swimming in the gossip pool. However, aside from The Firm or some of the R&B/Hip Hop collabs with R Kelly and Jay-Z or Bow Wow and Omarion, there hasn’t been a collaborative effort that could impact the charts like this.

“It’s just (several) different concepts that he’s throwing out and I’m entertaining,” Akon continued. “That’s how it is. You never really know when and how that magic is going to happen. I just love collaborating because it brings out the best in whoever we are collaborating with.”

Look for Brass Knuckles August 19th on Universal.

06-11-2008, 07:39 PM
Don't think it'd sound right them 3 together on an album

06-11-2008, 09:54 PM
yeh kinda seems like a weird combo. i wanna see kanye, common, lupe and pharrell put an album out together.

06-15-2008, 07:35 PM
^^the weird thing is like why would
pharrell do this when he already
supposed to be doing a group with
kanye n lupe.

06-15-2008, 07:45 PM
Kanye,Lupe,Pharell>>>>>>>Nelly,Akon,Pharell any day of the week.

06-15-2008, 08:58 PM
Them 3 don't sound right together. Not too excited about it.

06-16-2008, 01:33 PM
mainstream rnb hip pop wooow......they would sell!!!!