Break out the turntables, Seattle!
In the second round of Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft, the Sounders selected Jimmy Ockford out of Louisville, a promising central defender and… rapper?
— Jimmy Ockford (@jockford)January 16, 2014
Yes, the 21-year-old prospect has built up a solid rap catalog along with his partner Dalton Carroll. The duo, who call themselves “Absolute Pursuit,” have posted ten songs on Soundcloud and amassed more than 6,000 likes on Facebook. Pretty good!
Or…not so good? Their Facebook page lists Asher Roth and Sam Adams among their influences. Hmm.
Of course, it’s no surprise Ockford was drafted by the Sounders, who already employ one part-time rapper:
Let’s hope that Dempsey… er, Deuce, can give Jimmy a few tips before they team up for the inevitable collab album.
Image via Instagram/Jockford