Roc Nation amps up fan experience for first boxing promotion

05
Jan

Roc Nation amps up fan experience for first boxing promotion

Music mogul Jay-Z, the CEO of Roc Nation Sports, says his company’s first boxing event, which takes place in New York City on Friday, will feature a performance by Brooklyn rapper Fabolous and the emceeing of Brooklyn-born radio personality, Angie Martinez, known as “The Voice of New York.”

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15
Jan

Fabolous’ Adrien Broner insult the latest in long boxing-rap tradition

Rapper Fabolous’ insult to Adrien Broner in the song “The Hope” is just the latest in a long tradition of intertwining hip hop music with boxing. Hip hop can elevate a boxer and glamorize the sport or it can be used to kick a fighter when he’s down.

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