Have you heard about Moscow traffic jams? Alex Ovechkin was 4 hours late while driving from the training facility to the shooting of his first video with rapper Sasha Belyi, reports Paparazzi.ru. Besides Ovi a lot of Russian athletes paticipated in that clip including footballer Prudnikov who is playing for Anji.
"Recently Sasha Belyi let me to listen to his song "Champion" and offered to perform one song's stanza," said Ovechkin. "We met at the studio and that's all happened. I honestly did not expect it would be so cool. I am delighted that Sasha has written a truly sporty rap. I am confident that our message will be heard. Russia has always been a strong sporting nation. We have much to be proud of: our current and future victories, more of them ahead of us."
"The main idea of this track is that every person, if he wants to, can become a champion. First of all, for himself. I think that's all the guys which I list in the recitative, who are now here on the set of our video, they are a true example to follow. I have great respect for these people. I want them to be examples for the kids, seeing how much progress can be achieved in the future, by any of them," said Sasha Belyi.
Ovechkin acknowledged that he likes the process of reading a rap, and he is a fan of rap music. Now he is seriously thinking about recording a solo album.
More about the the rap song in the previous post...
Monday, August 29, 2011
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