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Wizards vs. Knicks GameThread: Some British music to listen to this afternoon

Hiya mates! The Wizards’ NBA game in London is here!

Here’s British singer Ella Mai with her most well known tune “Boo’d Up” for you, lads and lasses!

Hiya mates! The Wizards are hosting the Knicks this evening at 20:00 at the O2 in London, United Kingdom this evening, 17 January 2019! Watch it on Sky Sports! Our favourite team will wear those famous red, white, and blue coloured shirts. The Knickerbockers? Those lads will wear blue and orange coloured shirts.

Okay ..... I’m getting carried away writing in British English from A to Zed. So here’s something in American English from A to Zee!

Today’s game is on at 3 p.m. Eastern Time on NBA TV and NBC Sports Washington. If you’re worried about Kara Lawson not being on the call with Steve Buckhantz because there’s a lot of big women’s college basketball games going on, don’t be bloody silly! She’s right here below taking a picture with Nanci Thibault, Mike Thibault’s wife!

So, you may want to listen some British songs. Above, you can listen to Ella Mai’s “Boo’d Up.” Yes, she’s British.

British music has been very popular throughout the 20th and 21st century. For example, The Beatles are arguably the biggest rock group to come from the UK!

If you aren’t a Beatles fan, there’s Queen who sang “We Will Rock You,” a tune that every sports arena overplays. (Sorry I didn’t embed “Bohemian Rhapsody” as a tribute to Tomas Satoransky!)

And I can’t forget about The Rolling Stones and “Satisfaction!”

If you’re a Millennial, you definitely liked listening to the Spice Girls and their catchy hit, “Wannabe!”

To get into more modern times, here’s Jay Sean with “Do You Remember?”

And finally, I couldn’t forget about Adele with “Hello!”

In the USA, the word Asian generally means someone from East Asia. So music would generally mean something like K-Pop, or Korean language music from a group like BTS or BLACKPINK. But in the UK, someone who’s Asian generally means a person with Indian, Pakistani, or Bangladeshi roots.

British singers Juggy D, Mumzi Stranger, H-Dhami, and rapper Raxstar teamed up with Dutch singer F1rstman with “Dance,” a tune that incorporates Urban Punjabi beats. It’s a genre that is quite popular in the UK and South Asia alike.

Anyway, there’s a game to watch. Go Wizards.