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Don’t Quit Your Day Job: A Few Disasters When Athletes Decided To Pick Up The Mic

In a recent interview with, two-time NBA defensive Player of The Year, Dwight Howard revealed that hooping isn’t enough to satisfy his hunger for more and that he is dropping an album.


Well, it’s not a joke. Apparently, Super Man part deux has recorded an album entitled Shoot For The Stars, which will be in stores October 26 on Razor & Tie/KIDZ BOP records. The project is said to consist mostly of the former dunk champion delivering his renditions of stadium songs, and classic hits. Interested yet?

At least it’s partially for a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will go to benefit the BETA Center (, the Orlando based organization whose mission it is to provide children and parents with the knowledge and support needed for strong and healthy families. The all-star center had this to say about the project,

“Recording this album for me ranks with being the first pick in the NBA draft, my first NBA All-Star game and winning a gold medal at the Olympics.  Razor & Tie and KIDZ BOP have been incredible and I hope everyone enjoys the album as much as I did recording it.”

Doesn’t quite sound like it will be flying off the shelves at your local hood DVD/CD depot, but hey, it can’t be any worse than these other athletes turned rappers…

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