Whether you like hip-hop or detest it, you cannot deny the power of the music and culture. That’s not a groundbreaking statement. Hip-hop’s impact on the economy has been proven many times over, with figures to back it up. Therefore, it’s no wonder professional sports franchises have been gravitating towards partnering with rappers in some form or fashion.
The next one up is the Washington Wizards who recently anointed Wale as a “creative liaison,” per a release from the team. Who knows what that means, but the Wizards are much cooler locally now that the DC-based rapper has some official connection with the team. He’ll be performing live Saturday night during player intros for the home opener.