20 Rappers Who Aren't From Where You Think They're From

Nelly

Where People Think They're From: St. Louis, Missouri
Where They're Really From: Austin, Texas

Nelly was born in Austin because that's where his father was serving in the military. He also lived in Spain for a few years when his father was stationed there. Eventually, his parents divorced when he was seven-years-old and he moved to St. Louis around the same time. When he blew up, he really put St. Louis hip-hop on the map. Plus, the first song off his debut album, Country Grammar, was titled, "St. Louie."

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