Ice Cube has been making an attempt to make his Big3 Basketball League mainstream for a couple of years now. However, he has this sense that the complete basketball world is towards him. Case in level: The rapper-turned-actor-turned-league-founder ripped on the NBA concerning their lackadaisical protection of the 3-on-3 league. He says that he’s now “part of the club” and that his league is pissing the “gatekeepers” off.
“Mainstream media, they ain’t f*cking with us,” Ice Cube says within the four-minute video he posted on Twitter. “And that’s cool, we can do it ourselves, you know what I’m saying?” He digs deep into how whereas the NBA isn’t essentially working with them, and he doesn’t need them to, he desires the NBA to cease working towards the Big3. “We still on the rise without these motherf*ckers,” he claims. “If we don’t need ’em, you don’t need ’em.”
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— Ice Cube (@icecube) June 25, 2023
Ice Cube asks himself what he’s going to do to cope with the gatekeepers and the NBA allegedly making an attempt to maintain the Big3 League quiet. He says he’ll go on a “F*ck The Gatekeepers” podcast tour. Ice desires to get his message out, letting folks know straight from the supply what he’s seeing on the backend of the basketball enterprise. “Some people may get pissed off because I’m going to talk to everybody,” he says on the finish of the video. “I’m not playing.”
The objective of the Big3, based on Ice Cube, is to provide the followers one thing through the doldrums of summer season sports activities. The solely main providing is baseball, with Wimbledon and some golf tournaments sprinkled in. With the Big3, followers get a enjoyable, aggressive basketball product with acquainted names. While Ice is working to silence the critics and push by means of the gatekeepers, there’s loads of help. Rapper 50 Cent is on file praising the Big3. He congratulated the previous NWA rapper for “creating a path” for extra sports activities leagues to crop up in what’s largely a monopolized business.
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