publication date: Friday, October 14, 2011 (part of Fall 2011)

category: Music

clue: This #1-selling rapper is known for dressing up and dressing down at the same time.

explanation: Nelly was known for the hit song "#1" and for the albums Sweat and Suit released on the same day. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, and Erik Bates

Straight-Up Thug Gangstas: To coincide with Celebrity Goo Game being played live this week at GooCon: Villa Ridge, here are five famous St. Louisans, or 'straight-up thug gangstas' as Erik Bates says they prefer to be called.

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