Brooklyn Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has reportedly promised to drop a few rap bars when minority owner/rapper Jay-Z kicks off a series of Barclays Center concerts this fall.
While details are still scarce, Prokhorov has even joked about how much rehearsal time he has dedicated to the upcoming performance(s). According to Mr. Prokhorov, a reprise is in the works, but this time in downtown Brooklyn, where Jay-Z will open the $1 billion Barclays Center with a series of sold-out concerts this fall.
“Yes, I will rap at his concert,” Mr. Prokhorov informed Crain’s via email. “I am in rehearsals now 10 hours a day and plan to demand joint billing.”
(Crains New York) Additional reporting claims the billionaire owner has previously displayed his rapping skills. Prokhorov is no stranger to rapping. During an appearance on the the Russian TV show Spotlight Paris Hilton earlier this year, MP let a few rhymes loose to show off his skills. “Mr. Jay-Z, this is the first presentation/Of real rap music from Russian Federation,” he rapped.
“Mr. Jay-Z, you are not alone/Mikhail Prokhorov on the microphone.” Catchy!
And, we’re sure that everyone in attendance at the Jay-Z shows will be thrilled to hear Jay interrupted by hot lines like these. Ha. Anyone want to sell us their tickets now?