Rappers and Hip-Hop Community Enjoy NFL Wild Card Football Weekend; Matchups Set for Divisional Round
(AllHipHop News) Over the weekend the NFL kicked off their Wild-Card NFL Weekend with matchups in the AFC and NFC Conferences receiving great support and attention from rappers and the Hip-Hop community.
The Houston Texans kicked things off on Saturday with a victory against the Cincinnati Bengals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, while the second game of the day featured the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers.
Sunday’s Wild Card matchups featured Ray Lewis’ Baltimore Ravens versus the Indianapolis Colts, and the Seattle Seahawks visiting the RG III and the Washington Redskins. The Ravens and Seahawks came out victorious as they moved on to the NFL’s Divisional Rounds.
All season long rappers in their respective cities have routed on their teams via the social networking sites like Instagram and Twitter.
On Saturday there was no better example than Houston rappers Bun B and Slim Thug, who showed their support for the Houston Texans as they beat the Cincinnati Bengals.
During the second game of the day DJ Skee (pictured below) cheered on his Vikings on the sidelines although they unfortunately lost to the Packers who go on to play the San Francisco 49ers.
Ludacris has already started to get amped up for his Atlanta Falcons who play host to highflying Seattle Seahawks.
In an interview with DJ Scream on Hoodrich radio Ludacris let it be known how serious it is for Atlanta to win the Super Bowl this year.
“I’m feeling damn good, but I’m be like, its a lot of pressure because if these boys mess up at this point we gonna be pissed! I say that for all of Atlanta, we need this and it needs to happen this year! Like you can’t have this great of a season and then go and mess this thing up. So I’m telling you man we gotta put some fire behind ‘em man fa sho,” Ludacris said of his Atlanta Falcons.
Check below for a full list of next week’s matchups for the NFL’s Divisional Round Playoffs. All time EST.
SAT, JAN 12
Baltimore Raven at Denver Broncos @ 4:30 PM CBS Sports Authority Field at Mile High Denver, CO
Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers @ 8:00 PM FOX Candlestick Park San Francisco, CA
SUN, JAN 13
Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons @ 1:00 PM FOX Georgia Dome Atlanta, GA
Houston Texans at New England Patriots @ 4:30 PM CBS Gillette Stadium Foxboro, MA