Nelly is bringing his country grammar and sports savvy to FS1’s Skip And Shannon: Undisputed. The diamond-selling rapper has secured a development deal with Fox and will join the sports debate show as a contributor alongside Skip Bayless, Shannon Sharpe and moderator Joy Taylor, starting Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 9:30 a.m. ET.
In addition to topping the Billboard Hot 100 with hit songs like “Grillz,” “Hot In Herre” and “Dilemma,” the St. Louis native has played both football and baseball (he was also an All-Star MVP for the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Association in 1992) before his music career took off. He also is part owner in the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. If that’s not enough, the Grammy Award-winning rhymer also stars in BET’s Nellyville and Kevin Hart’s comedy parody Real Husbands of Hollywood.
Skip and Shannon: Undisputed has other hip-hop ties as well as Lil Wayne provided the “No Mercy” theme song. The airs on FS1 and delves into sports’ trending topics weekdays from 9:30 am to 12 p.m. ET.