Here I Am

Album: Trilla (2008)
Charted: 41
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  • This features Nelly and New York singer Avery Storm. The latter, who is signed to Nelly's Derrty Entertainment, featured on the re-mixed version of The Notorious B.I.G.'s, "Nasty Girl," which topped the UK singles chart in 2006.
  • Ross told MTV News about the song's video: "It's just that lifestyle. I feel like the world is yours. That's the attitude. A female that started dating me when I was young, and she stayed down when nobody believed in me. Now the world is ours and we doing big things. That's what the video is about."
  • This samples Stevie Wonder's heartbreak ballad "Lately," from the 1980 album Hotter Than July.


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