New York Mets player Pete Alonso pays tribute to Nas, Biggie and Mobb Deep during Home Run Derby event in Denver.
Nas Celebrating 25 Years Of 'It Was Written' With Bonus Tracks + Limited Edition Vinyl Matt Dirksen/Colorado Rockies/Getty Images Nas, Biggie & Mobb Deep Highlighted At Denver's Home Run Derby By New York Mets' Pete Alonso Published on:Jul 13, 2021, 10:31 AM by 0 Denver, CO MSBNC anchor Ari Melberhas made it a point to weave Hip Hop references into his broadcasts, which is somewhat surprising considering the often-stiff delivery of the news. But discovering Hip Hop nods in unexpected places is presumably interesting for any fan of the culture. On Monday (July 12), New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso held a press conference after his second consecutive Home Run Derby win at Coors Field in Denver, Colorado, where he danced on the field to songs such as Hypnotize by Biggie and Shook Ones II by Mobb Deep. Pete Alonso called timeout two HRs away from eliminating Juan Soto to hype up the crowd