Nelly releases new Kelly Rowland duet "Gone"

2011-01-19T10:00:00Z 2011-01-19T13:01:14Z Nelly releases new Kelly Rowland duet "Gone"BY KEVIN C. JOHNSON • Pop Music Critic • • 314-340-8191

The first time rapper Nelly and former Destiny Child singer Kelly Rowland got together was with the very hot song "Dilemma" on his "Nellyville" album.

The song earned the pair Grammys.

Looking to see if magic can happen again, Nelly is releasing "Gone," his second duet with Rowland, as the latest single from his "5.0." album.

When I asked Nelly about the song during an interview just before the release of "5.0," Nelly addressed inevitable comparisons.

"We can't make 'Dilemma' over, and we would never try. But it's like we were making an extension of the story. We thought we could extend the story eight years later."

The first single from "5.0," "Just a Dream," was a chart-topping pop song.


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