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LeBron’s Playlist and Biography to Prep for Game 3

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The legendary LeBron James is making headlines once again, this time with the release of his new biography, authored by the acclaimed Jeff Benedict. Fans are eagerly anticipating this riveting, all-encompassing look into the life of the basketball superstar.

New Biography

As the warmer weather rolls around, the NBA is entering its most intense segment of the season. The Playoffs are in full swing, and it’s still anyone’s game. LeBron James, as usual, is playing a major role in the series as he attempts to take the Lakers to the Finals for his fifth championship ring. Outside the realm of basketball, King James is enjoying yet another milestone with the release of his long-awaited biography. Written by Jeff Benedict, the acclaimed author of Dynasty and Tiger Woods, the book has already garnered rave reviews for its storytelling and vast detail. Rightfully so it seems, as the book is based on three years of intense research and over 250 interviews.

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Ties to the Music Community

LeBron James’ off-the-court life is just as captivating as his on-court prowess, as is demonstrated in the biography. An interesting aspect for our purposes is his deep connections in the music industry.  The superstar regularly showcases his friendships with some of the biggest names in music. He’s been seen with powerhouse artists like Jay-Z, Travis Scott, and Kendrick Lamar.  Not to mention that he and Drake are also extremely close and have been friends for over a decade. Further, the members of Migos are close associates of LeBron as well, and he voiced his dismay at the tragic death of Takeoff earlier last year. As a basketball icon and cultural influence, LeBron’s bonds with these music legends speaks to the impact he has made beyond the world of sports.

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LeBron’s Personal Spotify Playlist

In addition to being close friends with many of the modern day’s most celebrated artists, LeBron is quite the music buff himself.  Ever wondered what tunes LeBron jams to while preparing for a game or during his downtime? Well, the wait is over. For workouts and warm ups, LeBron uses this list of tracks to get in the zone and deliver results. 

His taste spans decades, from the early ’90s to the present day. He’s got hits and deep tracks from notable rappers like those mentioned above as well as Eminem, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Lil Uzi Vert, J. Cole, DMX, Biggie Smalls, Eazy-E, and Kanye West.  Also on the playlist are artists only connoisseurs of rap would recognize like BlocBoy JB, YG, Famous Dex, and Jay Activist.  So, if you need some new work out music or just want to see what King James is listening to, check out the playlist on Spotify:

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