Hip hop and sports are very closely intertwined. The competitive mindset is beyond parallel between the two fields. That’s why artists and athletes gravitates towards each other like siamese twins.
Here are some of the biggest sports aficionados from the hip hop game.
The hometown kid from Seattle is deeply ensconced in the city’s sports scene. Even though basketball isn’t relevant in the city anymore, Macklemore loves his Seattle Seahawks and always attends the games when he has free time in his jam-packed schedule. He even did a Bose commercial with Russell Wilson, playing as his conscious. Dope.
The boisterous DJ is never timid about his love for music, money, women, and of course, his Miami Heat. If you recall, Khaled angrily called out the San Antonio Spurs during the 2014 Finals for cheating when their air conditioner blew out, resulting in the Heat’s loss.