U-God, Cuban Link Hook Up With Don King

New tracks

by Wu-Tang Clan member U-God and Bronx bred rapper Cuban Link will be featured

on a 30 minute preview show produced by Don King, in anticipation of a highly

anticipated boxing card this weekend.

King is promoting

the card this weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York. WBA heavyweight

champion John Ruiz will face Andrew Golota, IBF champion Chris Byrd will defend

his crown against Jameel McCline; Hasim Rahman will take on Kali Meehan and

Evander Holyfield will take on Larry Donald.

The preview show

features the two current and two former world heavyweight champions that will

slug it out Saturday (November 13th).

The music will

be combined with the “strife of heavyweight champions” the preview

show seeks to capture.

“I love to

see talent, promote it and watch it blossom,” Don King said. “A

wise Chinese man once said ‘to see things in the seed, that is genius.’ This

is great promotion for the artists and good marketing for the fighters and I’m

pleased and proud that Don King Productions is now producing these shows and

taking more active control of how our fighters are promoted and building a fan

base for these tremendously talented warriors, athletes and musicians all of

whom are fighters from the womb to the tomb."

Just as Don King

is taking control of his business, U-God is doing the same with the launch of

a new record label.

"This allows

me to express my music,” U-God said. “I have my own style which

I want to bring to the Hip Hop community. Independence is the only way I can

control my own destiny. I don’t need anyone’s approval for any moves I want

to make. I can make a decision and roll."

Cuban Link expressed

his pleasure being involved with the fight and expressed that he had a deeper

connection to the evening’s event.

"I’m a big

fan of John Ruiz," Cuban Link said. "I saw him when he took the belt

from [Evander] Holyfield to become the first Latino world heavyweight champion-and

that was history. Writing for boxing is easy for me because from the age of

17 to 21, I wanted to be a boxer and me and Pun would always talk about that.

When I spit my lyrics, I think I’m going into the ring. I wrote that song for

Ruiz and that’s for him for forever."

Also featured on

the preview show will be Tomeka, a New Orleans native signed to Evander Holyfield’s

Real Deal Records.

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