Posts Tagged ‘Chris Rock’

Talking NBA with Chris Rock and the cast of “Top Five”

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Rock and the cast of his upcoming movie, Top Five — out December 12 in the U.S. — to talk about the film, but also talk NBA with this collection of NBA fans…

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Shaq Is Ready To Resume His Acting Career

by Micah Hart

Shaq’s playing career has been over for nearly a year now. How can it have taken this long for him to have been linked to a movie project?

According to the Boston Globe (via PBT and IamaGM):

The cast of “Grown Ups 2’’ just got a little bigger – and taller. Retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal will costar in the sequel to Adam Sandler’s comedy, “Grown Ups,’’ which was filmed in Essex a few years ago. In addition to the 7-foot-1 Shaq, the new movie, which will be shot in Marblehead this summer, will include original cast members Sandler, Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, Salma Hayek, and Maria Bello.

When people talk about Shaq’s movie career, they always mention Kazaam, Blue Chips, and Steel, but for my money, his cameo in CB4 remains his finest cinematic effort.

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Carlos Boozer makes his hip-hop debut

by Micah Hart

The five best rappers in the world are Dylan, Dylan, Dylan, Dylan, and Carlos Boozer

The Chicago Bulls dropped their playoff anthem on the world last night during Game 2* of their Eastern Conference finals series against the Heat, a song called “Winning Streak”, featuring the vocal stylings of Twista, Mario Winans, and, amazingly, Carlos Boozer.

*Can anyone explain why this song premiered last night? In Game 2 of the Conference finals? What if they lost to the Hawks, would the world have never benefited from hearing these dope beats?

Boozer leads things off, and in case you were wondering what kind of hip-hop artist the Booze would make, just know that in a span of a few seconds he rhymed “God” with “hard” and “abuse ya” with “Boozer”. Here, take a listen:

Yowsa. I want to give Carlos a break here, a) because spitting rhymes is not his day job and b) it’s not like the bar has been set particularly high by his NBA brethren.

Also, jeez, Boozer then Twista? That’s like letting your nephew go on and tell “What’s grosser than that?” jokes before Chris Rock takes the stage. This song is pretty terrible, but Twista can guest on my track anytime.

As to whether or not this song cost the Bulls Game 2 last night, that’s not for me to decide. But it couldn’t have helped.

H/T Fake Shore Drive

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