Mariah Knocks ‘Em Out in “Triumphant,” But Who Else Is King of The Ring?

Music

/ August 24, 2012

Mariah Carey heats up in the boxing ring in her new music video, “Triumphant (Get Em).” From sweat-drenched ab shots or just an excuse to look cute in boxing shorts, here are some other artists who got their Mayweather on. —Sowmya Krishnamurthy (@SowmyaK)

LL Cool J – “Mama Said Knock You Out”

“Mama Said Knock You Out” is the quintessential pugilist anthem. LL Cool J was verbally knocking out his opponents in this 1990 hit and sculpting what would later become the most legendary body in rap. The cameo from James’ granny in the end adds an aww-inducing end to an otherwise aggressive visual.