Originally written on Players View  |  Last updated 11/20/14

Rappers have always wanted to be athletes and since hip-hop’s birth athletes have always wanted to be rappers.

The competitive nature of each form of entertainment makes them perfect running mates.

In 2012, we spoke with various mainstream rappers and producers to get their take on why the two blend so well together.

Now, we introduce a two part series on the best and worst hip-hop records that house sports references.

Unless, these lists are 1,000 miles long, someone is going to be upset.

All ten of these songs could disappear and another list could replace them that would be just a legit.

But as they stand, these are 10 of the best.

The great thing about art is that it’s always subjective.

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