Archive for the 'Sports' Category

Drake, Lebron James & Chris Bosh Talk Toronto & Basketball

Monday, September 25th, 2017

In a new video for UNINTERRUPTED, Drake sits down with Lebron James and Chris Bosh for a 20-minute conversation largely centered around the city of Toronto and the game of basketball. The trio each discuss their individual successes and the impact the 6 had on them, from Drake growing up there to Bosh’s time as a Raptor and Lebron’s admiration for Vince Carter. They also discuss the first time Chris saw Lebron play, false advertising in sneaker marketing and Drake and Lebron’s documentary about Vince, The Carter Effect, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month.

Previously: Watch a Promo for Drake’s New OVO Store in Toronto

Action Bronson Breaks Down His Best Sports Lyrics

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

ESPN caught up with Action Bronson and had him explain some of his illustrious sports themed bars from the new album as well as past projects like Bon Appetit and Blue Chips 2. He also talks about how he left Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium early and missed out on the game-winning at-bat from the Capo.

Previously: Action Bronson Brings Pizza to Late Night with Seth Meyers

Rob Campbell Rides the Sean Price Deck in NYC

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Skater Rob Campbell takes the new Sean Price commemorative deck for a spin around the streets of NYC to the sounds of “Soul Perfect” featuring Illa Ghee and Royal Flush. The deck features the artwork from Songs In The Key of Price and is available for purchase now at the Duck Down store. Even if you don’t skate you should buy one and just hang it on your wall because “P!”

Tomorrow night in NYC, Duck Down celebrates its 20 year anniversary with a special show at B.B. King’s in Times Square. I remember tagging along to the DD offices in Chelsea in like ’99 with my man DJ Peter Parker, years before I ever even heard the word “blog.” The Boot Camp Clik is one of the iconic 90’s Rap crews that basically raised me and Duck Down is unequivocally one of the most important indie labels in Hip-Hop history. Salute to them on 20 years, I just wish P was here to see it.

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Nas Narrates a U.S. Open Commerical for ESPN

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Nas narrates a new TV spot for ESPN’s coverage of the upcoming U.S. Open tournament, which kicks off this Sunday in his home borough of Queens. This year Serena Williams will attempt to further solidify her GOAT status and become the first woman since Steffi Graf in 1988 to complete the Grand Slam cycle and take the top prize in each of the 4 major tournaments. She’s already won the Australian and French Opens and Wimbeldon, she just needs to prevail in NYC to complete her historic run.

Previously: Watch Nas’ Obey Your Thirst Profile

Video: Lil Wayne Talks the Packers on First Take

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Lil Wayne stopped by ESPN’s First Take this morning and spoke on how he, as a New Orleans native, ended up rooting for the Green Bay Packers, plus the impact of Jordy Nelson’s season ending ACL injury.

Updated with full interview below.

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Hannibal Buress Reps Team OVO at Drake’s Celebrity Softball Game

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Here’s a quick recap of Hannibal Buress’ stint as the DH on Team OVO at Drake’s celebrity softball game during Houston Appreciation Weekend back in May. It looks like they had a fun time, but let’s just say it’s a good thing these guys are good at their day jobs.

Related: Heavy Rotation with Hannibal Buress

Previously: Drake – Sweeterman (Remix)

Kendrick Lamar Throws First Pitch at Dodgers Game

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Kendrick threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the LA Dodgers game against the San Francisco Giants yesterday, and sure enough, our boy delivered a strike right over the plate. This instantly lands him in the category of rappers who are better at sports than 50 Cent.

Watch the video below.

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Spike Lee Talks The Knicks, The Triangle Offense & Biggie

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Spike sits down with Rosenberg and Miss Info on Hot 97 to talk about his upcoming MSG special on the Triangle Offense that Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher are installing in New York this season, his memories of the Knicks of the 70’s and the iconic Jordan commercials he directed in the 80’s. Info also asks him to speculate on who the Knicks player in Biggie’s “I Got a Story To Tell” may have been, but he says he wasn’t privy to that type of information back then.

Previously: John Starks Talks Biggie’s “I Got a Story To Tell”

Video: Fabolous on ESPN’s First Take

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Fab returns by ESPN’s First Take to talk about the Def Jam 30th Anniversary concert, which is happening tomorrow night at the Barclays Center, Stephen A. and Skip’s Cowboys/Seahawks bet, the awfulness of Cowboys fans in general and the conflicts that arise from playing fantasy football. Which I can totally relate to because I loathe the Cowboys, but I have too Demarco Murray in one of my fantasy leagues.

Hit the jump for another clip of Fab and the group discussing the new NBA TV deal and Kobe’s comments about the CBA.

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Video: Jadakiss on ESPN’s Highly Questionable

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Kiss joined Bomani Jones, Dan Le Batard and Papi on today’s episode of Highly Questionable on ESPN. He talked about not partying with Knicks players like J.R. Smith so they’d be fresh for games, intentionally partying with out of town players so they would not be fresh for games against the Knicks and shares some scary DMX experiences. He also offered his own speculations on who he thinks Biggie might have been talking about on “I Got A Story To Tell”.

Previously: Boaz ft. Jadakiss & Styles P – Rootin’ 4 The Villain