Ridiculous handle, contortionist dunks, trash talk, Blocks that send the rock into the stands and DJs are not the only form of entertainment on the streets of NYC in the summer. Every announcer has his own swag. Some have jokes, others are great at coming up with nicknames. AG gets the kids involved at halftime for dance contests. Joe Pope has the celebrity check in. Tazz has unlimited energy. Some announcers get the crowd involved or joke on the crowd. Craig banned jean shorts from 119th. Announcers play a major role and, in some cases, can be the X-factor that separates the good from the great. So, who is the best of the best announcers? Read More »
Who Was 2009’s Best Announcer? AND 1, Best of Playground, NYC blacktop stars, kingdome, tri-state classic / Oct 9, 2009 / 6:29 pm
Beanie draining a three.
Yessir, yours truly 40 Cal letting you know what’s up on the streets on this world-famous website, bouncemag.com.
You know I’m a park-baller slash/gym rat/whatever you want to call it. I was at West 4 a couple weekends ago and the run was on. The King of West 4th, Sherman Ice, was in the building (He was there first, Smush). We had an Obadiah a.k.a. Snoop sighting as well. Read More »