The NBA’s Relationship With Hip Hop In The 90s [Video]
When you go to any college or professional basketball game today your guaranteed to here the nothing but Hip Hop for the most part. From warm up time to time outs just about any type of intermission where music can be squeezed in you will here it. However, that wasn’t always the case. In the 90’s hip hop was slowly making its way onto the NBA’s playlist being played mainly during warmup time; but after tip-off all that was really being played was Rock & Roll.
Check out this MTV News report on the beginning of the NBA’s relationship with Hip Hop with interviews from Patrick Ewing, Isaiah Rider, Scottie Pippen, Charles Oakley and more.