THROWBACK THURSDAY: Mike Tyson & The Best Rappers In The World


What do you get when you put Mike Tyson in a backstage room with some of the biggest names in 80s hip hop? Find out in this week’s Throwback Thursday.

In the year that he unified the WBA, WBC and IBF titles, Mike Tyson was pretty much untouchable. If there was ever a soundtrack needed for this boxing reign, hip hop was surely the perfect genre to provide it. Enter LL Cool J, Eric B, Grand Master Dee, Mr. Magic, Flava Flav and company in Vegas. Mike waxed lyrical (pardon the pun) about rap living forever and pride of the culture. And not a punch or a bitten ear in sight.

Stream the madness below.

About Luke Alex Davis

Luke Davis is a music producer and editor of music blog Sampleface. In his spare time, he enjoys watching tennis and football and reading.

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