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Plenty of athletes have tried their hand in the music industry before. Now, you can count DeSean Jackson among them.
Jackson is focused on bouncing back from a career-worst 2012, which saw him post career lows with 45 catches, 700 yards and just two touchdowns, but he’s also turning his attention on a budding new rap career. The Eagles No. 1 receiver released his debut single, entitled “Diamonds on my neck,” earlier this month and even came out with a music video for the song.
The track — surprisingly — isn’t some miserably failed attempt at hip hop, either. That’s not to say it will top the Billboard charts anytime soon — does that even still matter — but it does feature hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg and has a pretty catchy rhythm to it.
Jackson owns his own rap label named Jaccpot Records and has signed a number of up-and-coming stars on the scene in recent months. This seems to be the official kickoff of sorts for the label and seems to be a precursor to DJax’s full album, which is e...
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Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson guest stars as himself in a new episode of “Crash & Bernstein” that airs on MONDAY, JULY 22 (8:30 – 9:00 p.m., ET/PT), on Disney XD. The episode recap is as follows, Mr. Poulos dupes Wyatt and Crash into doing his building repairs so he can go on a men’s camping trip with his buddies. The boys find out and stow away in his van but are...
Even if you haven’t heard DeSean Jackson’s new song, “Diamonds on My Neck” or seen the video, you must watch this clip of Philadelphia Eagles announcer Merrill Reese presenting his own interpretation of the song that also features Snoop Dogg (sorry, I refuse to call him Snoop Lion) and Yung Chris.
Isn’t it just sublime? Just when you think Reese can’t get any more awesome...
DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles has finally released his not so much anticipated music video featuring a certain Snoop Dogg, and it is exactly how you would expect it to be. Lots of smoke, ladies, and expensive cars. The track is not surprisingly called “Diamonds on my Neck.”
Here are the possible in-depth lyrics from DeSean’s verse courtesy of Barstool:
Receiver DeSean Jackson said Wednesday on ESPN's "First Take" that the 2012 season was a wake-up call for him and other Eagles veterans, but he's confident new coach Chip Kelly's high-octane offense will help the team rebound.
The Eagles finished 4-12 last season, leading to the firing of longtime coach Andy Reid and the hiring of Kelly.
"I think it was...
After Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson fired his former agent Drew Rosenhaus last month, many people thought he was going to sign with Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports.
According to Liz Mullen of the Sports Business Journal, Jackson has signed with long-time agent Joel Segal.
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson has signed with NFL agent Joel Segal, and not with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson released a new single called “Diamonds on my Neck,” featuring Snoop Dogg (I will not call him Snoop Lion) and Yung Chris. The production of this video is actually quite incredible and definitely cost him a lot of money to make. There is no way that night time aerial shots of the strip in Las Vegas was cheap. Hopefully Jackson...
Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson's rap game is on point. Check out his "Diamonds On My Neck," featuring none other than Snoop Dogg and Yung Chris.
Wide ReceiversTags: DeSean JacksonMichael VickNick FolesPhiladelphia EaglesEagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson was on ESPN’s First Take yesterday and he had plenty to say about the Eagles quarterback situation. To nobody’s surprise he told he expected Michael Vick to with the team’s starting quarterback job.
“In my opinion, honestly...
It looks like Tim McCarver started a new trend at the MLB All-Star Game when he read Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”
. I say that because CSN Philly got legendary play by play guy Merrill Reese to read Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson’s first rap single, “Diamonds On My Neck
“. The song itself sucks pretty bad even with the help from Snoop Dogg but this video umm it might...
How’s that for a headline?
Some dude from Huffington Post Live sat down with the former ‘Idol’ winner and asked him just about the only question that could get me to watch a video featuring Taylor Hicks.
Who smokes more reefer, the artist formerly known as Snoop Dogg, or the artist always known as Willie Nelson?
Hicks succumbed to cowardice and didn’t give a straight answer...