Check out the new Bruins anthem featuring some Boston legends

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By the mid 90’s, hockey attire had become a staple in hip-hop.  The clip of Tupac leaving court in a Detroit Red Wings jersey in 1996 probably comes to mind:

And here’s Snoop Dogg repping the Pittsburgh Penguins:

If you’ve ever wondered how this trend began, look no further than the Twitter of Boston’s favorite historian and journalist Dart Adams:

That’s right.  Boston’s own TDS Mob and Almighty RSO made hockey gear popular in the inner city in the late 80’s, a phenomenon that would spread like wildfire across in the country in the next few years.

Fast forward to 2023, and The Hangaz’ (a Boston duo consisting of Axestrumentals and Smok N Strok) recent release of their brand new Bruins anthem just in time for the B’s playoff run.  The video was shot in front of TD Garden and inside the Bruins’ Warrior Ice Arena practice facility in Brighton, and it features cameos from the legendary TDS Mob and Almighty RSO, paying homage to the pioneers who bridged the gap between hip-hop and hockey.  Check it out here:

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