The first single to be released from Nelly's seventh studio album, M.O.
, was his first entry on Billboard's Nielsen BDS-based Pop Songs since "Just A Dream
" two-and-a-half years previously. However some questioned the song's Pop direction, especially its similarity to Flo Rida's "Whistle
." (Both tracks feature production from DJ Frank E). When host Misty J raised the matter during an interview with Nelly on radio station Power 107.5 in Columbus, Ohio, the St. Louis rapper/singer fired back citing the variety of his discography, which ranges from hardcore rap to radio-friendly pop tunes: "Does 'Ride with Me' sound like 'E.I.?,'" he said. "Does 'E.I.' sound like 'Country Grammar?' Does 'Country Grammar' sound like 'Hot In Herre
?' Does 'Hot in Here' sound like Dilemma
?' Does 'Dilemma' sound like 'Over and Over