Twitter Is Rallying To Help Nelly Pay Off His Tax Debt

ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 20:  Nelly attends a party during Hair Show Weekend at Gold Room on August 20, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)

Twitter Is Rallying To Help Nelly Pay Off His Tax Debt

Will you join the cause?

Published September 12, 2016

Twitter is a place for good, not just evil trolling.

After TMZ reported that Nelly owes $2,412,283 in back taxes and SPIN calculated that it would take 287,176,547 streams on Spotify or another similar streaming service to get him out of debt, the rapper's fans on social media proved they're up to the challenge. Let's just say, if you hear "Hot In Herre" bumping from every car or pair of earphones on your way home from work today, you know why.

If this doesn't affirm your faith in humanity, nothing will:

If you want a full breakdown of the receipts (literally) on Project Nelly, check out SPIN's incredibly detailed math here. Just make sure you listen while you read.

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Prince Williams/WireImage)


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