In the Nelly song. What does E.I. Mean?

According to, EI (or E.I.) is the acronym for "Extremely Intoxicated." Although this usually applies to those who have consumed alcohol in excess, it can also be applied to any state of intoxication (i.e. drugs, pills, etc.). Some say that it means "eat it".

Nelly is an American rapper and singer known for such hits as "Country Grammar" and "Dilemma." His 2000 solo debut,Country Grammar, was a hit, spawning a smash single by the same name, and his unique approach to music has kept his sound fresh and the hits coming.

Then his next four albums all made it to the top three on the Billboard chart, with the singles routinely making the top 20 and four of them going to No. 1.

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Updated on Monday, April 27 2015 at 11:51AM EDT
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