Found August 06, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Mikhail Prokhorov has associated himself with the rap game for reasons beyond simply sharing ownership of the Nets with Jay-Z. Over the winter, a video surfaced that featured Prokhorov rapping with three other middle-aged Russian men. It was equal parts awful and awesome.
The $1 billion Barclays Center — the new home of the Brooklyn Nets — is set to open this fall and Jay-Z is planning to introduce the new venue to the world with a series of eight concerts in nine days. For obvious reasons, people want to know if Prokhorov will somehow be incorporated into the show. According to Daniel Massey of Crain’s New York Business (via Nets Daily), he says he is planning on it.
“Yes, I will rap at his concert,” Prokhorov wrote in an email. “I am in rehearsals now 10 hours a day and plan to demand joint billing.”
The brilliant rap put together by “Russian Federation” as they called it was dedicated to “Mr. Jay-Z.” I think it’s safe to assume Prokhorov isn’t rehearsing for 10 hours a day, but
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The Barclays Center will officially open next month with a series of concerts from rap superstar and minority Nets owner Jay-Z. But what you didn’t know, Nets majority owner Mikhail Prokhorov plans on receiving co-billing for the shows as he plans on jumping on stage and showing off his rhyming skills. “According to Mr. Prokhorov, [...]
Mikhail Prokhorov paid $260 million for an 80 percent share of the Nets and a 45 percent stake in the Barclays Center.
No offense to the Knicks, but the Nets right now are the far more interesting team. It could be because they are new, with the added flavor of Jay Z, hot new logo and Billionaire owner who has admitted to flying 100s of women on private jets just to party with him.
Plus he has that hot 16 that might get him on the next Watch the Throne album.
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