December 4, 2013 12:21 pmBoom Town
When it comes to hip-hop and hoops, Houston has it going on. Word to H-Town native Riff Raff and rookie Isaiah Canaan.
November 5, 2013 10:00 amThe Marathon
Big-name stars get all the attention, but Clippers forward Jared Dudley and Crenshaw rapper Nipsey Hussle have been putting on for Cali.
October 8, 2013 1:07 pmDC United
The DMV is rich in hoops and hip-hop talent. Case in point: rapper Fat Trel and second-year forward Thomas Robinson.
June 27, 2013 12:43 pmIf Beale Street Could Rap
Memphis stars Thad Young and Juicy J have long been big names in their hometown, but both are earning increasing national love.
May 28, 2013 11:39 amBounce, Bounce
Dunk Contest winner Terrence Ross and “All Gold Everything” rapper Trinidad Jame$ both had rookie years to remember.
January 10, 2013 11:14 amSchool’s Out
Rookie Harrison Barnes and ScHoolboy Q have different backgrounds but now share interest in bball, music and California.
August 29, 2012 12:25 pmRock Chalk
They’re not in Kansas anymore, but Mario Chalmers and rapper XV both have love for KU—and kicks.
June 20, 2012 3:22 pmBlue Collar Heat
They’re Ohio natives, but rookie Norris Cole and MMG rapper Stalley are finding success on South Beach.
April 23, 2012 11:01 amP.A. System
Rockets guard Kyle Lowry and rapper Asher Roth are both grinding to keep Pennsylvania on the map.
March 29, 2012 11:07 amCali’s Coming
High-rising guard Paul George and ear-pleasing rapper Dom Kennedy are both on the cusp of stardom.
January 19, 2012 3:50 pmQ+A: Big Sean
SLAMonline talks hoops with the Detroit Player.
January 17, 2012 11:12 amRock City
Wizards guard Jordan Crawford and G.O.O.D. Music rapper Big Sean proudly rep the D.
December 19, 2011 12:05 pmIndiana Stars
They’re from opposite sides of Indiana, but Jeff Teague and Freddie Gibbs always put on for their state.
November 21, 2011 10:40 amSweet Home Alabama
Fire-spitting rapper Yelawolf and gravity-defying guard Eric Bledsoe rep their country roots.
October 18, 2011 10:18 amOff The Sidelines
Eric Maynor and J. Cole had a memorable convo while on a conference call with SLAM.
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