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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


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

Video: Kendrick Lamar Makes His NFL Week 4 Picks

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Power 106 sure got their money’s worth out of this Kendrick visit huh? In this clip he joins Jeff G. on his “Foul Balls” segment and makes some predictions for the upcoming NFL Week 4 match-ups.

K.Dot, a Niners fan, picks SF over Philly, the Panthers over the Ravens and the Bears over the Packers.

Previously: Kendrick Lamar – #LIFTOFF Lunch Table Freestyle

Video: Jadakiss on ESPN’s First Take

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Kiss embraces debate with Stephen A. and Skip on ESPN First Take. They talk about the dire situation the Giants currently find themselves in and expectations for the NFC East, as well as Floyd Mayweather’s fight with Maidana, the prospect of his impending retirement and whether or not he’ll ever step in a ring with Pacquiao.

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KiD CuDi is Better at Sports Than 50 Cent

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014


Scotty tossed out the first pitch at the Indians game yesterday and sure, he lobbed it, but at least he got the ball most of the distance to the plate and, more importantly, in the general vicinity of the batter’s box. Which is more than we can say for some people.

Watch below.

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