Slowly, but surely, celebrities are heading down to Ferguson, Missouri, becoming involved in the protests surrounding the death of Mike Brown. Rapper Nelly (real name Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. ) is a St. Louis native and from the beginning of the controversial death, has remained vocal about where he stands on the issue.
Yesterday (August 18th), the 39-year-old was in Ferguson, speaking with protestors that had gathered, encouraging them to be peaceful.
Check out a few clips on the next page.
According to a few of the Instagram clips, some of the people in attendance disagreed strongly with Nelly’s point of view.
What are your thoughts on Nelly’s comments?