Nelly’s Debut Album, “Country Grammar”, Certified Diamond

By Staff  |  07/27/2016

Nelly Country Grammar

16 years after its release, Nelly's debut album, Country Grammar, is certified diamond with sales of more than 10 million.

The RIAA awarded the rap star with the a diamond certification for the album, which produced a series of hits, including "Country Grammar (Hot Sh*t)", "Ride Wit Me", and "E.I."

Country Grammar becomes just the eighth hip-hop LP to receive the honor, following albums like Tupac's All Eyez On Me, and Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show.

Amazing night lastnight on my Boobies BDAY I got a gift from @riaa_awards ...!!! Diamond Award......!!!!

A photo posted by NELLY (@derrtymo) on

"DAMMM," Nelly wrote in a caption displaying this honor. "NOT BAD FOR A BOY FROM STL..!!"