The Champ

Album: O.E.MO (2011)
Charted: 92


  • The first promo single from rapper Nelly's seventh album was commissioned by sports network ESPN to accompany their "Bowl Week" college football coverage. It finds the St. Louis native reflecting upon a successful athlete's success, brought about by hard graft and teamwork. The motivational tune also appeared on Nelly's mixtape, O.E.MO, which was released on December 24, 2011.
  • Andrew "Drew Money" Thielk provided the beat, which uses marching band drums as a significant part. Other credits listed on the producer's resume include Jay-Z's "Hello Brooklyn 2.0" and Nicki Minaj's "Right Thru Me."


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