Alongside your favorite athletes, some of your favorite rappers cover ESPN Magazine’s annual Music Issue. In three different covers for the issue which hits stands this Friday (January 24th), ESPN brings together Kendrick Lamar & Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers for a West Coast themed cover. In another edition of the same issue, Eminem & Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions are brought together to rep the Motor City, Detroit. In the third and final edition, Nicki Minaj & Kobe Bryant of, of course, the Los Angeles Lakers. Very dope! We really like that the West Coast is being represented so heavily. Check out the pictures below!
Nicki Minaj & Kobe Bryant, Kendrick Lamar & Chris Paul and Eminem & Calvin Johnson Cover ESPN Magazine Music IssueTuesday, January 21st, 2014
After Sunday night’s intense NFC Championship game between San Francisco’s 49ers and Seattle’s Seahawks, Richard Sherman talked to Fox broadcaster, Erin Andrews to discuss the victory. The discussion sent twitter into an uproar! Within minutes, memes and banter filled up all twitter timelines. We have our top 15 Richard Sherman post-game interview memes [update: & videos], and in case you missed it, we have the interview clip below, too!
This year, Jay-Z will be headlining DirectTV’s annual Super Bowl Party on February 1st. The event will be co-hosted by New York Giants quarterback Manning and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban at SuperFan Stadium in Hudson River Park Pier 40, DirecTV announced. There are rumors that his wife, Beyonce (more…)
Dwight Howard loves to have fun. He joins Atlanta rap group WeAreToonz to show off his mean dance skills. His Houston Rockets team mate, Isaiah Canaan, also makes an appearance in the clip. Check out Dwight Howard dance to “Drop That Nae Nae”
49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick stars in the commercial for Beats By Dre‘s newest campaign “Hear What You Want.” Having beat the Seattle Seahawks yesterday, the commercial’s release is proper. Kaepernick is featured in a calm state of mind, able to tune out the chaos in Seattle as the reckless football fans throw everything they’ve got at it (verbally and physically). Thank to the the new Beats Studio Wireless headphones with adaptive noise cancellation, Kaepernick simply plays Aloe Blacc‘s “The Man.” As he hears what he wants, he is able to stay collective and ultimately, beat the Seahawks!
Yes Laker fans it’s true, Mike Brown will no longer be coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. Mike Brown’s agent, Warren Legarie announced Brown received a pink slip today, which really came as no surprise. Since the season started, the team has a record of 1-4, losing their first three games. Hit the jump to watch Kobe’s “death stare” to Mike Brown and see what some of the players had to say about Brown leaving.
We gotta love Lamar Odom for this. In a recent interview during the Los Angeles Clippers media day, while saying his introduction, he accidentally said, “Hi, I’m Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Lakers.” Ha! We can’t blame the guy, he was with the Lakers for seven career-shaping seasons. Hit the jump to watch the clip
Lil Wayne was at the St. Louis Cardinals vs. the San Francisco Giants game over the weekend and performed the traditional song “Take Me Out to the Ball Game,” Weezy style. During the seventh inning stretch at the playoff game, Weezy, the one with the ESPN logo tatted on him, was very off-key throughout most of the song but the crowd was loving it. He repped for his San Francisco Giants that night and just as Weezy hoped the Giants won! Game 7 airs tonight. Hit the jump to watch the clip.