It’s Super Bowl week and all eyes are on NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Media days are being held, final practices are occurring, players are getting themselves right to play the game of their life. There’s a lot going on and a lot of personalities, celebrities and more in attendance. Going hand in hand as they commonly do is sports and hip-hop. Parties will be led by rappers and hip-hop figures, such as Drake’s four-night soiree at The Ballet in H-Town, and attended by your favorite ball players such as Odell Beckham Jr. It’s the one time of the year
Everybody makes his or her mark on the summer knowing that it is a season that can make your year, maybe even your career. With releases, tours and more, it’s plenty of ways to run the summer but with summer sixteen it looked to be owned in advance by the man who coined the phrase, Drake. Could anybody take the pre-established crown from the OVO front man and own the summer? Check out our ranking of the top seven summer MVPs on the following page.
Let’s be honest, no one really was putting their money on Gucci Mane to own this summer. That’s not a knock toward GuWop at all, he’s a legend, a Trap God, but with heavyweights like Drake and Future dominating headlines it was fair to assess them as the front runners for the summer’s coveted spot. But here, we are, staring down the month of August and not only is Gucci one of the five most talked about rappers right now – along with the aforementioned duo and rotation of Jay Z, Desiigner, Kanye West or Chance the Rapper – he