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Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 10:20 am  |  13 responses

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Plans to Rap at a Jay-Z Concert


It’s hard to tell if he was joking — after all, Mikhail Prokhorov has spit rhymes on the mic before — but for what it’s worth, the Brooklyn Nets’ majority owner claims that he’s planning to rap at one of business partner Jay-Z’s upcoming concerts. Per Crain’s: “In February, the owner of the Brooklyn Nets, Mikhail Prokhorov, appeared on a Russian television comedy show called Spotlight Paris Hilton, and offered a musical tribute to his co-owner, hip-hop star Jay-Z. ‘Mr. Jay-Z, this rap is for you,’ went the English portion of the lyrics. ‘Mr. Jay-Z, this is the first presentation/of real rap music from Russian Federation. Mr. Jay-Z, you are not alone/Mikhail Prokhorov on the microphone.’ According to Mr. Prokhorov, a reprise is in the works, but this time in downtown Brooklyn, where Jay-Z will open the $1 billion Barclays Center with a series of sold-out concerts this fall. ‘Yes, I will rap at his concert,’ Mr. Prokhorov informed Crain’s via email. ‘I am in rehearsals now 10 hours a day and plan to demand joint billing.’”

(H/T: Nets Daily)

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  • Fat Lever

    Based on his lyrics above, he’s already light years ahead of Chief Keef, Waka Flocka, Gucci, etc. There’s never a dull moment with this guy, I’ll give him that.

  • Ash

    Ha ha this is going to be funny. I like him.

  • http://www.michaelcho.com M Cho

    “I plan to demand joint billing.” — BALLIN.

  • miagus23

    Well said @Fat Lever

  • jayrose

    I would like to see this.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Redd

    I find the dude is trying too hard for popularity.

  • http://thahiphopcorner.com Kevin

    Wow this is a terrible idea. Oh and I shall tolerate no Waka Flocka slander around these parts. Flockaveli was a classic rap album

  • http://www.slamonline.com Slick Ric

    Russians in america.

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    I hope Slam posts the video..

  • http://Slamonline.com IMPALA T

    @Kevin yes indeed i do agree Flockavelli was dope not a lyrical masterpeice, but it wasnt meant to be, it was a hood block party anthem.

  • http://thahiphopcorner.com Kevin

    @Impala Exactly, that album was full of bangers. The production on there was crazy and Flocka was very entertaining on that album.

  • http://www.slamonline.com Chinese Oppenheimer

    Rap is officially dead when children start talking about Waka and classic rap album in the same sentence. I hate dummies. They even talk like tards.

  • Jeronimo Briggz

    Lol dude can afford to rap with Hov. As far as rap is concerned, i am not.

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