90s aside, Michael Jordan is definitely more popular than Mike Tyson.
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The Evolution Of Rap Lyrics: 1988-2015
9. 90s aside, Michael Jordan is definitely more popular than Mike Tyson.
As two of the biggest stars in the history of sport, Michael Jordan and Mike Tyson have not gone unnoticed by the hip-hop community, which spat lyrics about them in equal measures in the 1990s when both stars were at their peak. But the graph suggests that Jordan remains the strongest touch point for hip-hop.