Nelly Lands Country Singer Chris Lane As His Wingman On Tour


(AllHipHop News) Rapper Nelly is planning to have a little fun on the road this summer by recruiting country singer Chris Lane as his wingman on tour.

The two artists are joining forces with Florida Georgia Line and the Backstreet Boys for the Smooth Tour, and Nelly already knows it’ll be a blast hanging out together in between shows.

“We’re backstage doing it all – barbecuing, a little bit of other stuff I’m not going to say,” he teased to

“It’s a fun vibe, and the thing I love about FGL is their appreciation for all kinds of music. They’re country artists but they’re real fans of music, period, across the board. They know their hip-hop. They know their R&B. They know their pop.”

Chris will be “the baby” of the group on the trek, and Nelly hopes to make the most of the 32-year-old’s youthful looks by using their friendship to draw attention from female fans.

“I’m going to be hanging out with him because he’s going to get all the girls,” the Hot In Herre hitmaker laughs. “He’s got the hair going, he’s the young kid – I can already see where this is going.”

Nelly will get to try his luck on Friday (02Jun17), when the stars kick off the tour in Austin, Texas.