By Kyle Boenitz, Project Spurs.com
For years athletes have been using their success in professional sports as a springboard to showcase their true passion: music. Inevitably a professional athlete will use some of his millions of dollars to buy a little time in a recording studio, lay down a few tracks and get publicly criticized for intentionally trying to decimate everyone’s eardrums.
I’ve never listened to San Antonio Spurs' Stephen Jackson’s rap album, I don’t really have the stomach for it, so for all I know he could be the best rapper since Tupac. I guess we have to give him credit for doing what he loves, and he’s not giving up. He’s actually gathering some reinforcements.
“Fourteen NBA players—along with artists like Rick Ross, Trina, Snoop Dogg, Birdman, The Game, Twista, T-Pain and others—are working together to create a collaborative rap album. The album, titled “Full Court Press Vol. 1,” will be curse-free and full of motivational lyrics. It is rumored that the project was spearheaded by San Antonio Spurs swingman Stephen Jackson, who has a storied history in the booth.”
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