21 episodes

Popular wisdom dictates that rappers wanna be ballers and ballers wanna be rappers — a maxim that holds true from country, to rock, to R&B. The worlds of music and sports are are connected from pump-up anthems to National Anthem (and everywhere in-between), and now they have a home: “Ballin Out,” where you’ll find the latest locker room freestyles, workout playlists, and whichever sports team Drake is repping now, courtesy of Billboard online editor Adelle Platon and associate editor Natalie Weiner as well as artists and athletes from around the country.

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Popular wisdom dictates that rappers wanna be ballers and ballers wanna be rappers — a maxim that holds true from country, to rock, to R&B. The worlds of music and sports are are connected from pump-up anthems to National Anthem (and everywhere in-between), and now they have a home: “Ballin Out,” where you’ll find the latest locker room freestyles, workout playlists, and whichever sports team Drake is repping now, courtesy of Billboard online editor Adelle Platon and associate editor Natalie Weiner as well as artists and athletes from around the country.

    Episode 20: Linkin Park's Chester Bennington & Packers' Martellus Bennett

    Episode 20: Linkin Park's Chester Bennington & Packers' Martellus Bennett

    Ballin' Out is back in business with Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, who discusses his NBA fandom and tapping Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the group's latest "Good Goodbye" video, and Green Bay Packers tight end, Martellus Bennett, who details his love for music and recent EP 'I'm Not a Rapper But Some of My Friends Are.' For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 19: Sevyn, Jon Batiste & Clippers' Chris Paul

    Episode 19: Sevyn, Jon Batiste & Clippers' Chris Paul

    In Episode 19, singer Sevyn details the aftermath of her National Anthem debacle with the Philadelphia 76ers and meeting Hall of Famer Allen Iverson while Los Angeles Clipper Chris Paul and musician Jon Batiste reflect on giving back and their first All-Star games. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 56 min
    Episode 18: Jeezy & Oakland Raiders' Marquette King

    Episode 18: Jeezy & Oakland Raiders' Marquette King

    Rapper Jeezy and Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King talk Super Bowl LI predictions and Atlanta's greatness. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 39 min
    Episode 17: BJ the Chicago Kid & New Orleans Pelicans Langston Galloway and Tim Frazier

    Episode 17: BJ the Chicago Kid & New Orleans Pelicans Langston Galloway and Tim Frazier

    We're getting ready for a jam-packed February on this episode of Ballin' Out — Grammy nominee BJ the Chicago Kid talks about performing for Obama and which Chicago teams he reps, while the Pelicans' Langston Galloway and Tim Frazier stop by the office to talk about the NBA All-Star Game (Feb. 19) and their relationship with the music of the Big Easy. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 54 min
    Episode 16: George 'The Iceman' Gervin

    Episode 16: George 'The Iceman' Gervin

    The NBA legend and finger roll pioneer discusses the 2017 NBA All-Star Game, comparison to 2 Chainz and his close friendship with Marvin Gaye. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min
    Episode 15: Cassidy Hubbarth & Don Was

    Episode 15: Cassidy Hubbarth & Don Was

    'Ballin' Out' wraps up 2016 with special guests, NBA reporter Cassidy Hubbarth and legendary producer, bass player and Blue Note President Don Was. We talk sportscaster Craig Sager's legacy, Was recording a Detroit Lions anthem and give our final Drake update of the year. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 1 hr 23 min

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