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My Entertainment: Too Tall Hall and Flip Atkins

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters' Too Tall Hall and Flip Atkins talk sporting heroes and the tunes that get them dancing

  • By Farah Andrews and Nyree Mcfarlane, Scene magazine
  • Published: 10:37 October 23, 2012
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Too Tall Hall and Flip Atkins
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Too Tall Hall

Movies & music

Favourite film? Love and Basketball
Favourite film seen in the last month? The Avengers
Ultimate movie icon? Will Smith
Favourite movie quote? “I’ll be back,” The Terminator
First record you ever brought? MC Hammer
Last song downloaded? Spend It, Fabolous
Favourite band? Dru Hill
Song to play at your funeral? I Believe I Can Fly, R Kelly
Song guarantee to get you on the dance floor? Beat It, Michael Jackson


Favourite designer? Ed Hardy
Favourite restaurant in the UAE? This will be my first time in the UAE, but I’m looking forward to some local cuisine
Last book read? Gifted Hands; The Ben Carson Story
Last thing you brought? True Religion Jeans
Favourite holiday destination? Paris
Favourite international hotel? Howard Johnson Hotels
Best website?
Favourite celebrity hottie? Janet Jackson
Sporting idol? Earl Boykins
Personal motto? One for all and all for one
Describe yourself in three words? Lovable, faithful, strong
Word or phrase you most say? “Thank you, God”
Your signature dish? Pizza

Flip Atkins

Movies & music

Favourite film of all time? Coming To America
Movie character you’d most like to play? Spider-Man
Favourite movie snack? Flamin’ hot popcorn
Current favourite TV show? Family Matters
First record you ever bought? R Kelly
Last song downloaded? We are never ever getting back together, Taylor Swift
Favourite band? G.O.O.D Music
Song to be played at your funeral? If I could turn back the hands of time,
R Kelly
Best album of all time? Chris Brown
Song guaranteed to get you on the dance floor? Before I let go, Maze feat. Frankie Beverly


Favourite designer? Gucci
Favourite restaurant in the world? El Grande Burrito
And what dish do you always order there? Chicken tacos
Last book read? Think and grow rich by Napoleon Hill
Last thing you bought? Gas
Favourite holiday destination? At home in Chicago with my family
Favourite international hotel? Howard Johnson Hotels
Best website?
Favourite celebrity hottie? Renee Montgomery
Sporting idol? Michael Jordan
Personal motto? The will to win is as important as the will to prepare to win
Describe yourself in three words? Just plain me
Word or phrase you most say? “On Life”
Your signature cooking dish? Tilapia

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