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Nelly Says He Almost Quit The Rap Game

Posted By on September 22, 2010

     Nelly recently said he almost quit the rap game after losing close family members shortly after his 2004 "Sweat/Suit" album was released. The Grammy-Award winning rapper says that the passing of his sister and grandfather left a huge hole in his life.

     "My sister passed in '05 and 6 months later my grandfather died. All through '06 and '07 I felt that way. I didn't know what I was doing. I've never experienced death with people that close to me. The more time you spend with someone that's when it hurts the most. If you've been with people for 30 years and all of sudden they're gone, it affects you more. I did come to a point where I wanted to quit. But I never showed it on the outside. People didn't know I was f*cked up, but that's on me."


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