Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 31, 2008
Dunkadelic TV http://www.dunkadelictv.com. The basketball and hip-hop culture fusion born in 1984 that is known now as The "Dunkadelic-Era" In America, 1984-Present will be celebrating its 25th Anniversary during the year 2009.
The "Dunkadelic-Era" was born 25-years ago when the NBA first introduced the Slam Dunk Contest to All-Star Weekend. David Stern was announced as the 4th NBA Commissioner. Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons formed Def Jam Records. Kurtis Blow the hip-hop pioneer released the hit rap-song "Basketball". The Fresh Fest was the first major hip-hop concert tour featuring Kurtis Blow, RUN-DMC, Whodini, Newcleus, and the Fat Boys. Michael Jordan was the 3rd pick of the 1984 NBA Draft, and signed with Nike to produce the Air Jordan sneakers that would become fashion symbols within the hip-hop culture.
Andre Iguodala the hi-flyin' highlight-reel dunker for the Philadelphia 76ers was born January 28, 1984. January 28, 1984 was also the day that the first NBA Slam Dunk contest was held at McNichols Arena in Denver, CO. Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets (May 29th) and LeBron James (December 30th) were both born during the birth-year of the era in 1984.
Each year of The "Dunkadelic-Era" has a headline title name that will be released New Year's Eve of that year. The headline title name for 2008 is_ Boston Beats LA and Lil' Wayne Lollipops to the Top. The 5 previous headline title names for 2003-2007 are listed below:
2007- Jay-Z I'm Back, A.I. Joins Melo, and the "Kingdom Comes" to King 23
2006- D-Wade & Shaq Bring the Heat "Witness" King James, and Kobe's 81
2005- NBA Dress Code, LeBron, D-Wade, and Melo Make Some Noise
2004- Motor City Pistons "Brush Their Shoulder's Off"
2003- "Air Jordan" & Jay-Z Says Goodbye, "King James" and 50-Cent Says Hello
The compete list of headline title names for The "Dunkadelic-Era" can be viewed at http://dunkadelictv.com/era.html
The Geogetown Hoyas of 1984 who were considered the first basketball team of the hip-hop culture will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their National Championship during the year 2009. John Thompson the Hall-of-Fame basketball coach of Georgetown and the first African-American Division 1 college basketball coach to win an NCAA Championship will also be celebrating his 25th Anniversary victory. Geogetown defeated the Houston Cougars 84-75 on April 2, 1984.
For more information or interview request on 25th Anniversary of The "Dunkadelic-Era" In America, 1984-2009 Contact:
Derrick E. Vaughan