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If you need a scholarship, rapper/actor/fashion entrepreneur Nelly could be the answer to  your prayers.

On Sunday, he hosted the 3rd annual Black and White Ball, St. Louis’ premier celebrity gala party.

That’s when he announced the launch of the “Black and White Ball” Scholarship.

It’s a partnership between the Apple Bottoms creator, Lindenwood University’s Black Student Union and Plaza Motors.

Scholarship deets:

  • full-tuition
  • will be awarded to two students from Missouri and the St. Louis metropolitan area
  • renewable for four years
  • open to all incoming first-year students who meet the University’s requirements for admission
  • recipient must demonstrate academic success and financial need

Ashanti, Jermaine Dupri, rapper Murphy Lee, R&B legend Ernie Isley, and NFL stars Steven JacksonOrlando Pace, and Laurence Maroney were also guests at the ball.

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Sean John Underwear has tapped Nelly as their new spokesmodel.

The first campaign features Nelly donning the Fall collection of underwear basics and loungewear. 

And he looks hot!

The campaign was shot by Randee St. Nicholas and showcases Nelly in both interior and exterior shots at a modern home overlooking Los Angeles.

Although he is the first spokesmodel for this category, Nelly follows a long list of past and present celebrity models for the Sean John brand including Dwayne Wade, Nas, Snoop Dog, Lil’ Wayne, Penelope Cruz, Cassie, and Lauren London.

The Sean John Underwear, Sleepwear and Loungewear collection includes the core silhouettes as well as signature styles in luxury fabrics and is available at Macy’s and better department and specialty stores nationwide.