Tennessee Volunteers basketball player Renaldo Woolridge, better known as emcee Swiperboy and the second-best rapper to ever rap about Lane Kiffin, announced Sunday on his blog that his upcoming mixtape Zazzle will be his final rap album. No rapper has ever actually retired from rapping, so presume he'll be back at it shortly. "Might come out with a few [more] songs," he adds, so, yeah. No rapper has ever retired from rapping.
Here's his video announcement:
Rocky Top Talk has a fine chronicle of Swiperboy's musical output. He's actually really good, and not just good for a rapping athlete.
In his blog he says he's frustrated with the lack of attention that's been given his music, though it did raise the eyebrows of the NCAA and the University of Tennessee at one point over some buhhhhhhsh--.
Yes, the rising senior plays basketball too, averaging 10.6 minutes per game and accumulating 16 starts over his three-year career in Knoxville.