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Flo Rida & NFL Player Tamba Hali Discuss How Music & Football Intersect

The Kansas City Chiefs linebacker jumps into the music biz with a new label and an itch to be like Diddy
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Flo Rida and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali talked with Fuse’s Esteban Serrano on Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day about the correlation between being a musical artist and playing pro football. When asked who he thinks would make a good transition from football star to recording artist, Hali nonchalantly said: "Me!"

"Getting behind the mic, that’s what I love doing as an artist. But what I should do and what I will do is be a label head and give opportunities to guys and girls who are coming up."

Hali recently started Relumae Records and currently reps Gillie Da Kid. But he also jumps onto the stage as an artist himself... you know, like that other producer-turned rap star.

"I could do the Diddy," Hali jokingly says.  

As for Flo, he agrees that football and music go hand-in-hand. "Artists like to hit the gym and football players definitely have to work out."

So who does Flo listen to while he's pumping iron? "I don't listen to music while I'm working out. But if I'm at the gym, I fortunately hear my music playing."  

This is true. We can attest to always hearing "Wild Ones" when we're hitting the weights.

Fuse is bringing you coverage of the hottest music events all week leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII with Fuse Music Week: Super Bowl Blvd. Keep up with the coverage on Fuse.tv, Trending 10, Top 20 Countdownand Fuse News!

Trending 10 airs weeknights at 7/6C, followed by Fuse News at 7:30/6:30C. A special Super Bowl episode of Top 20 Countdown will air on Tuesday, February 4 at 9/8C. Find Fuse in your area using our Channel Finder.

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