For the first time, rapper Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., who is professionally known as Nelly, is performing live in the Philippines. He will have a special show at Cove Manila, the largest indoor beach club and night club in Metro Manila located in Okada Manila, Atlantic Avenue, Parañaque.
The show is scheduled on January 12, 2018. Doors will open at 10:30 p.m.
For males, the regular price of the ticket is 2,500 pesos but it is discounted at 1,500 pesos for early birds. For females, the regular price is 2,000 pesos but discounted at 1,000 for early birds.
The ticket is inclusive of entrance and one drink. Reservations can be made via Cove Manila’s website.
No details about Nelly’s set list were released. There are no announcements about Filipino artists performing with him, either.
From 2000 to 2013, Nelly released seven studio albums. These are “Country Grammar,” “Nellyville,” “Sweat,” ‘Suit,” “Brass Knuckles,” “5.0” and M.O.”
One of Nelly’s first hit songs is the collaboration song “Dilemma” featuring Kelly Rowland. His other hit songs are “Hot in Herre,” “Heart of a Champion,” “Tilt Ya Head Back” featuring Christina Aguilera and “Get Like Me” featuring Nicki Minaj and Pharrell.
As an actor, Nelly played Terrence Davis in the series “CSI: NY” from 2008 to 2009 and E-Ruption in the 2014 drama film “Reach Me.” The rapper will play Officer Glen Donner in the upcoming mystery drama film “A Fall From Grace,” which will also star David Lynch, Forest Whitaker, Balthazar Getty, Cedric the Entertainer and Paz Vega, among others.
Watch the music video of “Hot in Herre” here: