"Get Like Me"

Despite the billing on the marquee, the fizzy, minimal second single from Nelly's forthcoming LP belongs to Nicki and Pharrell. You'd think a rapper known for her overheated quirk would flame out next to someone as systematically cooled-out as Pharrell, but she rises to the occasion – ironically, by sitting down and leaning back.

From The Archives Issue 1190: August 29, 2013