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The 5 worst athlete cameos in music videos

February, 8, 2013
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MC HammerAllen Dean Steele/Getty ImagesMC Hammer scouts the Atlanta Falcons sideline for video talent in 1991.
Many athletes dream of being rappers and singers. Thankfully, some of them spare us from listening to their voices on a track and limit their contributions to the music videos of real recording artists. And yet, even these appearances can leave us shaking our heads.

Believe it or not, it is actually possible to fail a music-video cameo. Still skeptical? Check out the five videos below.

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The 5 worst athlete songs of all time

February, 7, 2013
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Manny PacquiaoDavid Livingston/Getty ImagesWhen we saw Manny Pacquiao sing on "Jimmy Kimmel," we thought he was joking. He wasn't.
Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should.

The following list proves this very point. Sure, most athletes have the money to finance the recording and production of an album -- but that definitely doesn’t make it a good idea.

While there are (sadly) hundreds of options for the worst-ever songs performed by athletes, we were somehow able to whittle down the list to five records -- records that we hope are one day broken, literally.

Here, then, are the worst of the worst.

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