8 Killer Plays From the Hip-Hop Playbook – If Rap Was a Sport…

LIL WAYNE
Play: Jailbreak Option
Formation: Spread Offense
Goal: Give your quarterback the option to run or pass for the score.

Designed for a duel threat quarterback (versatile rapper) who can run (rampant on tracks) or pass (off to one of his worthy cohorts) the Jailbreak option puts pressure on the defense to bring down the running QB or stop the pass to an open receiver. In YM’s familiar four wide receiver set (Drake, Nicki Minaj, Tyga, Gudda Gudda) the defense has to pick its poison. With Wayne’s current situation, we think he’ll probably elect to run out of this one.

Here’s what the play looks like on tape:

NICKI MINAJ
Play: TE Attack
Formation: Gun Tight End Spread
Goal: Get the ball to the tight end.

A favorite of the Dallas Cowboys, this play is designed to get the ball to the tight end, in this case Nicki is obviously the best Young Money player suited for that position. With the quarterback in the shotgun, he has the option to hand off to his running back, pass to one of his three wide receivers, or hit the tight end going up the middle on a skinny post. It’s a good option to help tight ends pad their RAC (run after the catch) yards—and Nicki has a nice rack, too. The play has worked so well for the Lone Star State heavyweights; can’t see why it won’t be productive for rap’s supreme five star chick.

Here’s what the play looks like on tape:

  • W. J. Rice

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  • El Tico Loco

    This looks like the premise for a conversation that woulda had to involve Madden, music, and weed.

    • tysonmike

      check, check and.. check.

    • DV8

      yup!

  • Simple like ABC, 123

    Bawse!!! Ricky Ross!!!

  • gary

    lol rick ross fake punt

  • This is bs

    Why do you guys do the weakest articles on the most boring part of the week? Now there’s really nothing to do.

  • http://www.bboycult.com $yk

    RICK ROSS
    Play: Fake FG/Punt
    Formation: Punt
    Goal: Fool everyone

    ^ LLLLLLOOOOOOOOLLLLLLL

  • DV8

    didnt officer rick play college ball? i think i heard that somewhere.

  • R2j

    I like Jay-Z and Beanie’s play but…

    Goal: Fool Everyone.

    THAT’S GENIUS!!!

  • http://dylearnnewthings.info/ Stuart Aybar

    Excellent report, well written I have to admit.