Ballin’ Out

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Synopsis

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.

Episodes

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

    09/05/2017 Duration: 01h15min

    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.'  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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

    27/02/2017 Duration: 56min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 18: Jeezy & Oakland Raiders' Marquette King

    30/01/2017 Duration: 39min

    Rapper Jeezy and Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King talk Super Bowl LI predictions and Atlanta's greatness.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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

    20/01/2017 Duration: 54min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 16: George 'The Iceman' Gervin

    13/01/2017 Duration: 38min

    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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 15: Cassidy Hubbarth & Don Was

    21/12/2016 Duration: 01h23min

    '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.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 14: Le'Veon Bell Talks Rap Persona Juice & 'Until The Post Interview' EP

    18/11/2016 Duration: 38min

    Pittsburgh Steelers' star running back Le'Veon Bell discusses rap name Juice, 'Until The Post Interview' EP and his rap idols. The ladies of Ballin' Out also talk Drake Night 2016, Rae Sremmurd's rock star anthem "Black Beatles" becoming a viral phenomenon and Hot 100 No. 1 hit as well as the state of America post-election.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 13: Young M.A & NFL Analytics Expert Cynthia Frelund Talk Hitting the Gridiron in Fantasy (and Reality)

    08/11/2016 Duration: 51min

    It's ladies night (or day, really) and the feeling's right on this episode of Ballin' Out, featuring BK's latest explosive hitmaker (and former football player) Young M.A. and NFL Media's first analytics expert, Cynthia Frelund. M.A talks about her beloved Giants, as well as (of course) her hit "Ooouuu" while Frelund gives us some analytics tips for our own Billboard charts, and fantasy advice (which we desperately need).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 12: JoJo & Hall of Famer Gary Payton Talk the Tracks That Make Them Tick

    20/10/2016 Duration: 35min

    The pop star chats about her new record 'Mad Love' and growing up with the Patriots in her backyard, while Sonics legend Gary Payton talks about his one and only rap song (which he recorded with Too Short) and bringing basketball back to Seattle.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 11: Schoolboy Q & L.A. Ram Akeem Ayers Talk Fantasy and Bringing Football Back to the City of Angels

    25/08/2016 Duration: 40min

    This week's episode of Ballin' Out is all about the best coast -- L.A.'s own Schoolboy Q talks about his history with football (and how it impacts his rap career) and L.A. Rams linebacker Akeem Ayers (also an L.A. native) talks about the transition from St. Louis back to his hometown, as well as having Schoolboy and Kendrick Lamar come through training camp for the taping of HBO's Hard Knocks.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 10: E-40, Omarion & Trai Turner Talk Super Bowl Halftime Performer Picks & Songs of Summer

    19/08/2016 Duration: 46min

    On this episode of Ballin' Out, West Coast's own E-40 and Omarion discuss working together for Footaction's 'Free Flow: Fly Style' campaign, possibly collaborating on E-40's upcoming album and OG basketball stars while Carolina Panthers' Trai Turner discusses his special pep talk with Lil Wayne post-Super Bowl 50, his pick for song of the summer and the 2017 Super Bowl halftime drama. Natalie and Adelle also propose a sober toast to Ballin' Out hitting the double digits with episode 10.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 9: Damian Lillard & Christine Michael Talk Being Ballers With Bars

    12/08/2016 Duration: 44min

    On this episode of Ballin' Out, we talk to both these pros about their off-field musical pursuits, including Dame's recent sold-out live debut at Portland's Crystal Ballroom (on his birthday, no less!) and a behind-the-scenes look at how Christine put together his mixtape. Other topics include Ballin' Out hosts Adelle Platon and Natalie Weiner's recent trips to Jets and Seahawks training camps, respectively, the Olympics, and the star studded debut of HBO's Hard Knocks (hello, Kendrick Lamar and ScHoolboy Q).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 8: Lil Durk & New York Jets Star Brandon Marshall Talk NBA Shakeups & Rap Dreams

    03/08/2016 Duration: 43min

    Fresh off the release of 'Lil Durk 2x,' rapper Lil Durk gets into the nitty gritty about his sophomore album while also offering hot takes on NBA star Dwyane Wade joining his hometown squad, the Chicago Bulls. New York Jet Brandon Marshall then discusses his Champs Sports campaign and his past dreams of wanting to become a rapper.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 7: Teyana Taylor and Super Bowl Champ Chris Harris Jr. Help Recap the ESPYs

    20/07/2016 Duration: 41min

    Together with Chris Harris Jr., cornerback for the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos, and R&B singer Teyana Taylor, who aside from making waves with her undeniably sexy slow jams happens to be engaged to the Cleveland Cavaliers' Iman Shumpert. we rehash the highlights of the Super Bowl, the ESPYs, VH1's Hip-Hop Honors, and a recent Billboard interview with ex-athlete Schoolboy Q -- more or less the most important events of the year.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 6: John Cena Talks Charting on Billboard & Hosting the ESPYs

    11/07/2016 Duration: 37min

    Wrestling phenom John Cena joins Adelle and Natalie in the ESPN headquarters to discuss being the first WWE superstar to host the ESPYs, his 2005 album 'You Can't See Me' hitting the Billboard charts and spitting his own sixteens on the mic.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 5: The Cleveland Show — Machine Gun Kelly & Andrew Hawkins of the Cleveland Browns

    27/06/2016 Duration: 41min

    Machine Gun Kelly and Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins join Adelle and Natalie to talk about the Cleveland Cavaliers miraculous Game 7 victory -- and how they celebrated their first championship in 52 long years.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 4: Lil B & Nick Young Explain How Not To Get Cursed

    16/06/2016 Duration: 43min

    As the NBA Finals near their close, who better to explain the ins and outs of success on the hardwood than the notorious Lil B himself, and his definitively curse-free fan Nick Young a.k.a. Swaggy P a.k.a. the future Mr. Iggy Azalea? The dynamic duo join Adelle and Natalie to talk bars, ball, and (of course) Kevin Durant.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 3: Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman & Sage Steele Talk NBA Finals

    08/06/2016 Duration: 01h02min

    The Warriors have dominated the NBA Finals so far, but what's next? The legendary Carlos Santana and his wife Cindy Blackman talk about what it means to them to perform the National Anthem, as they did for Game 2 of the series, and ESPN analyst Sage Steele gives her pregame insights on how it's all going to go down.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 3: Carlos Santana, Cindy Blackman & Sage Steele Talk NBA Finals

    08/06/2016 Duration: 01h02min

    The Warriors have dominated the NBA Finals so far, but what's next? The legendary Carlos Santana and his wife Cindy Blackman talk about what it means to them to perform the National Anthem, as they did for Game 2 of the series, and ESPN analyst Sage Steele gives her pregame insights on how it's all going to go down.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Episode 2: Fat Joe and Breanna Stewart Take Us 'All The Way Up'

    26/05/2016 Duration: 44min

    New York rap legend Fat Joe and the WNBA's most recent no. 1 pick Breanna Stewart join Natalie and Adelle to talk NBA conference finals, Beyonce, Chance the Rapper and much more on the second episode of Ballin' Out.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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