Twitter Thinks Nelly Was The Original Drake And An Actual War Has Erupted

18 January 2017, 11:24

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What a debate.

Twitter has erupted into war as users are attempting to settle whether Nelly was the original Drake or not. 

Many have argued that the similarities are impossible to ignore - both men have achieved huge commercial success in the urban genre, combining rapping and singing and earning countless accolades as a result.

Drake stans were quick to point out the star's current icon status, whilst Nelly fans came out in full force in support of the artist's lasting impact on the music world.

So far, the argument seems to be swaying towards Nelly, but we'll let you decide for yourself.

Team Nelly:

Team Drake:

So, was Nelly the original Drake?

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