Nelly Celebrates 40th Birthday With Shantel Jackson, Nick Cannon, Columbus Short & Friends [Photos]

Daphne Joy-Shantel Jackson-Nelly 40th Birthday Party-the jasmine brand

It’s Scorpio season and Nelly (real name Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr.) is celebrating!

Duane Martin-Columbus Short-Nelly 40th Birthday Party-the jasmine brand

Over the weekend, the rapper/actor celebrated his 40th birthday. His girlfriend, Shantel Jackson, hosted cook-out with Nick Cannon, Columbus Short, model Daphne Joy, Duane Martin and close friends.

Nelly 40th Birthday Party-Shantel Jackson-the jasmine brand

The couple later hit a LA night club. See more photos on the next page.