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  1. Nelly First American to Perform in Kurdistan Region, Plays Charity Concert for Struggling IraqisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Many performers have headed to Iraq over the years to perform for American troops stationed in the region, but Nelly's concert in the region was perhaps even more impressive for its boldness. The "Hot in Herre" emcee stopped in Erbil on Friday, becoming the first American musician to perform in the area known as Kurdistan, according to the Rwanga Foundation.


  2. Nelly Performed in Iraq: Get the DetailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Hollywood Reporter

    "Hot In Herre" rapper Nelly took the stage in Erbil, Iraq, on Mar. 13 and became the first American artist to perform in Kurdistan, Iraq, according to the Rwanga Foundation, the organization that hosted the event. Time reports that the concert raised support for the embattled Kurds who have been fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq and Syria.


  3. Nelly Plays Historic Show In KurdistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 |

    The Hot in Herre hitmaker teamed up with officials from the Rwanga Foundation to play a fundraiser for those displaced by recent conflict and those fighting the terrorists, and 15,000 locals came out to see him. Rwanga Foundation's Director or PR & Media, Taban Shoresh, says, "We are delighted and proud that the city of Erbil hosted this landmark charity concert and would like to thank Nelly for his involvement."


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    Sunday Mar 15 | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    Nelly's good deed turned into a historical feat as his benefit performance in Northern Iraq in support of ISIS's victims saw him become the first American artist to perform in the region. The Nellyville star hit the stage at Iraqui Kurdistan for the show in the city of Ebril.


  5. Nelly makes history while helping victims of ISIS in Iraq.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | MTV

    Nelly made history on Friday when he performed in Erbil, Iraq at a charity event in support of ISIS victims, according to Time . The rapper, who was there for an event hosted by humanitarian organization Rwanga , became the first American to perform in Erbil in its 3,000-year history, according to the report.


  6. Nelly performs gig in Iraq to support victims of ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | NME

    Nelly has played a concert in Iraq's region of Ebril, Kurdistan as part of a benefit concert in support of victims of ISIS. The rapper performed at the event on Friday , which was organised by the Rwanga Foundation to raise money for people displaced by recent conflict.


  7. Nelly Performs In Iraq For Charity Event [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    Nelly is either brave or foolish, but he certainly got paid. The St. Louis rapper took a trip to Iraq to perform for a charity that raises money for Kurdish soldiers who are fighting ISIS.


  8. Rapper Nelly Becomes First American to Perform for Soldiers Fighting ISIS Forces in KurdistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Right Wing News

    Rap singer Nelly has become the first US performer to fly overseas and perform a concert for those soldiers fighting against the ISIS terror forces in Kurdistan. "It was all part of a charity concert put on by the Rwanga Foundation, a non-profit created to help those in the area," the Daily Mail reports , "and in a press release the group claims that Nelly is now 'the first American artist to perform in the city's 8,000 year old history."


  9. Nelly performs in Iraq to support Kurdish soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | New York Daily News

    In a first for an American artist, "Hot in Herre" rapper Nelly took to the stage Friday for a concert in Iraq to support ethnic Kurds. Prior to taking the stage, the "Country Grammar" rapper was welcomed to the Kurdistan region by Erbil Gov. Nawzad Hadi.


  10. Nelly becomes first American to perform in Kurdistan as he puts on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | Daily Mail

    ... way? Human embryos 'genetically modified for the first time after leading scientists pioneer controversial technique' Nelly becomes first American to perform in Kurdistan as he puts on surprise concert to benefit fighters battling ISIS in northern ...


  11. Nelly Headlines Iraqi Show In Support Of Victims Terrorized By ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | HipHopDx

    Nelly performs at benefit show in Northern Iraq in support of ISIS' counter army and those affected by the Middle Eastern terrorist group. Recently, Nelly performed a benefit concert for victims of ISIS violence in northern Iraq.


  12. Living the 'Good Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | The Gleaner

    ... Little Thing by Beres Hammond. They then segued into R&B hits such as Robin Thicke's Lost Without You and Nelly and Kelly's Dilemma. By then, the venue was almost filled to capacity. Females sashayed in the latest fashions, some befitting a ...


  13. Nelly Performs Kurdistan Gig For IS VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | LBC 97.3

    The US rapper Nelly has flown to one of Iraq's most unstable regions to appear at a charity concert raising funds for those who have been displaced by Islamic State. The singer performed some of his best-known hits to a crowd of thousands, including Dilemma, Hey Porsche and Just A Dream.


  14. Nelly Performs in Iraq to Support Victims of ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 |

    Grammy award-winning artist Nelly, whose hits like Hot in Herre and Dilemma topped charts in the early 2000s, took to a stage on Friday in Erbil, Iraq to raise support for the embattled Kurds. Nelly performed at a charity event hosted by Rwanga , a regional humanitarian organization.


  15. MusicWait. Why is Nelly in Kurdistan?Read the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Yes, we're talking about that Nelly - you know, bandaid-under-the-eye, famous for such stellar 90s and early 2000s hits like " Country Grammar " and " Hot in Herre ." Nelly traveled to Kurdistan's capital of Erbil for a surprise concert promoting the efforts of the Rwanga Foundation , whose mission "is to assist the most vulnerable of the populace in Kurdistan, Iraq and in the greater global community."


  16. Why Did Nelly Give a Concert in Iraq to Help Fight ISIS? (Hey, Must...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | New York Magazine

    If you've been wondering where the virtuoso of seventh grade homecoming grind anthem "Hot in Herre" has been hiding, the answer is "in the Kurdish region of Iraq." Nelly performed in Erbil on Friday during an annual soccer tournament, according to BuzzFeed News.


  17. Nelly Performs In Kurdistan, Brings Early 2000s Back To IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | The Daily Caller

    The militias fighting against the Islamic State terror group in Iraq and eastern Syria have a new unlikely ally: last decade's star rapper Nelly, who performed in the Kurdish capital Erbil on Friday. Weeks ago, rapper Akon announced that he would appear in Erbil , "that 8,000-year-old city," in Friday's concert benefiting the Rwanga Foundation in Kurdistan.


  18. Yes, Really: Nelly Performed a Concert in Iraq to Help Kurds Fight ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 |

    Nelly, the artist responsible for the early aughts classics "Hot in Hurr" and "Country Grammar," resurfaced at a concert in the Iraqi city of Erbil, near the front lines of the war between the autonomous region of Kurdistan and ISIS, to perform at a charity soccer tournament raising money for the Peshmerga. According to BuzzFeed, Nelly was invited to Iraq by the Rwanga Foundation and may have been paid "handsomely" for his appearance, though his fee was unconfirmed: So apparently #Nelly has been paid $650,000 to perform in #Erbil for peshmerga's.


  19. Nelly resurfaces ... in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Mashable

    ... to a half-full open-air stadium while holding the red, white and green flag of Kurdistan. In one Instagram video, Nelly performs "E.I.", his hit song from 2000's Country Grammar with lyrics that'll cross any language barrier: "Andele andele mami, E ...


  20. 9 forgotten rappers you used to think were dopeRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 |

    ... school, with his passenger seat PlayStation set-up that doesn't even require a screen to work. In the early Noughties Nelly was arguably the jewel in the commercial hip-hop crown. Multi-Grammy award winning, consistently chart-topping and in a ...