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Nick Donnelly, a senior at Portsmouth High School, performs Saturday night at Simons 677 in Providence. The rapper organized the benefit hip-hop show — all proceeds went to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital — as his senior project.

Portsmouth rapper thrives on being underestimated

Portsmouth rapper thrives on being underestimated

PORTSMOUTH — Want to make Nick Donnelly’s day? Just sell him short. When he takes the stage armed with rhymes and rhythms, Nick gets a few double-takes from hip-hop fans who aren’t familiar with — as his dad, Paul Donnelly, describes him — “this skinny white kid with the nice haircut.” “I like walking into a

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