It's a standard stereotype that rappers want they have been athletes, whereas athletes want they have been rappers. NBA gamers like Iman Shumpert, Damian Lillard, and Lonzo Ball are simply a number of the hoopers who've tried their hand at being MC's. Meanwhile, rappers like Quavo, Tory Lanez, and Travis Scott persistently showcase their basketball prowess on the gram. In the world of soccer although, operating again Le'Veon Bell is the standout rapper.
On Tuesday night time, it was introduced that Bell was signing with the New York Jets for 4 years and $52.5 million. Bell was simply the most important free agent in the marketplace. Free company formally kicks off right this moment however many groups had offers in place early so they may finalize them. Lining up completely with free company was Le'Veon Bell's mixtape known as "Life's A Gamble."
Bell has been teasing the mission for some time and over the weekend, he posted the tracklist. With songs like "Lotto," "Large Amounts," and "Free At Last," it is clear the Bell wished to handle his scenario with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The operating again sat out all of 2018 as he was sad with the contracts being provided to him by the Steelers. Le'Veon will obtain $35 million in assured cash with the Jets.
Logic Once Turned Down A $1.5M Record Deal Early In His Career "Like It Was Nothing"
From rags to riches, or one thing like that.
Logic is now a well-known, profitable and chart-topping rapper who has secured himself as a favorite rapper amongst many others within the recreation. The 29-year-old’s profession took off not solely due to his expertise, however his supervisor Chris Zarou who was a former athlete who had no artist administration coaching and simply did what he might to make Logic who’s.
The duo not too long ago paid a go to to NPR’s How I Built This With Guy Raz to debate moments in his profession and the way he as soon as turned down a $1.5 million greenback deal. At one level Chris defined how he as soon as utilized to limitless report labels to safe a gig that may hopefully put Logic on. “At nearly each report label I utilized for internships,” Zarou mentioned of his early days. “I truly bought one interview…and I believed it went nice and in the end they mentioned, ‘Sorry this is not gonna work.'”
He added: “I truly printed [the email] out not too long ago and I am getting it framed for the workplace. … It was Def Jam, which is in the end the place Logic signed to in all probability a bit over a yr after that.”
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They each mirrored on their early days earlier than the success hit and the way they sofa surfed earlier than they made the best transfer. “We had been nonetheless procuring ourselves, we wished a deal,” Logic defined. “There was even impartial corporations that put a contract for $1.5 million in our palms. … We turned it down prefer it was nothing.”
Logic is now signed to Def Jam and affiliated with Chris’ new label underneath Sony Music, Visionary Records.
Yelawolf Comes For The Other White Rappers In "Bloody Sunday Freestyle"
Yelawolf holds a low opinion of some of his fellow white rappers, as he makes clear on his new "Bloody Sunday Freestyle".
Although Yelawolf is now not on Shady Records, a few of his bars appear to be on behalf of his outdated boss Eminem, particularly his one point out of Machine Gun Kelly.
"Trunk Muzik III bruh, you gon' know the way I really feel about MGK," he warns, hyping up his upcoming challenge.
But he explicitly spells out his points with G Eazy and Post Malone.
"Hold up, G... simple
I can't let this Tom Cruise lookin' motherf****er simply paddle by
Don't know if I'm watching Vanilla Ice or Vanilla Sky
Marshall Mathers could have ignored you
But in order for you the smoke, deliver the foil
I'll boil you until the kettle's dry."
Who else? I might diss Post Malone however he don't even rap
F*** it, fuck Post Malone, simply because, let's see if he solutions again
All that change, tits, and funk chill invoice, and the cowboy boots and hats
Damn Post, why can't we be associates? Our garments already match
Poser, biter, appropriation thief, give a f*** what number of data you bought"
If there was a white rapper battle royal with out Eminem who do you assume would emerge because the victor?Posted In: Hot Track YelaWolf G Eazy
Lil Xan Challenges NY Goons Who Robbed YBN Almighty Jay: "Try Me, When I Get My Chain"
"If you steal a sequence, you are broke as shit bro," Lil Xan claimed in protection of his sunken pal YBN Almighty Jay,
Lil Xan and YBN Almighty Jay got here up collectively roughly across the similar interval. They've recorded materials collectively. Hell, they even contemplate themselves to be mates. Hence why Lil Xan deemed it needed to talk up within the wake of Almighty Jay's public beatdown, which noticed him lose a number of of his carefully held vainness objects. The public problem took form on the trusted channels of Instagram Live, the place else?
As Lil Xan would have it, it takes an actual "broke boy" to grab a sequence within the present period. In taking over the defensive reason for his pal Almighty Jay, Lil Xan wound up difficult the people who robbed his pal to strive doing him the identical. He even contemplated getting a sequence of his personal simply to check his hypothetical toughness, within the occasion some goonery takes place.
"Try me once I get my chain" he exclaimed, not as soon as however twice, Xan's phrases supposed partly for the people who chased down YBN Almighty a few nights in the past. The video footage tells the gripping story of a rogue rapper and not using a compass or roadside companion, the YBN rapper winding up on his sides, whereas a number of vengeful characters kicked him within the face, and reached for his chain, pockets, you identify it.
Lil Xan additional defined his stance by stating, "If you steal a sequence, you are broke as shit bro," as if to say: please get your personal bag and maintain strolling. Unfortunately, we do not have all an excessive amount of info relating to the occasions that preceded the beatdown. If you may recall, the narrator within the video alludes to a misunderstanding going down in an elevator someday earlier than the beatdown was issued. If solely Xan would have been there with YBN Almighty to even the chances, God is aware of what would have occurred.
Watch YBN Almighty Jay Get Jumped & Robbed By NYC Goons
It's been an fascinating few weeks for YBN Almighty Jay.
The Alabama rapper was accused of robbing Skinnyfromthe9 final month however denied the allegations. Skinny denied them as effectively and insisted it was a staged occasion.
Now it appears to be like like some NYC goons caught Jay slipping on Friday evening for actual, as a video has surfaced of him being kicked, robbed and in the end, operating away.
In the video, you may hear somebody yelling...
That that YBN Nigga, take his chain, take his chain.
We're undecided if the man yelling is aware of there's a complete assortment of YBN, and it's not one particular person, however both approach, it appears to be like like Jay didn't have a very good Friday evening.