American Express has filed suit against rapper Nelly to recover a rather sizable credit card bill.

TMZ reports that the suit, which was filed in Missouri in October, claims that Nelly never paid his $20,403.64 credit card bill, and is also asking for another $3,000 in attorney’s fees.

A court hearing is scheduled for January 9.

Earlier this year. Nelly expressed plans to release a new album in 2011, but it will now be hitting shelves in 2012.

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