July 30th, 2012
As a rapper, he declares, “My music has always been in me. I plan on releasing songs by the end of 2012. I have kept delaying and delaying. Typical artist, I know. I just want to be precise in what I represent and influence with. Music touches everyone ins certain ways, and I want to make sure people have fun, but also see that I do it for love, not gimmicks. It will be in the rap genre, which is ultra-popular now. I’m looking forward to planting my seed, officially in this game.”
July 18th, 2009
“We couldn’t meet his expectations (financially),” Martin said. “It just wasn’t going to happen. I couldn’t do it. James is a great person and a great supporter of this event.”
July 17th, 2009
This year, Alexandra Stevenson, Vince Spadea, Travis Parrott, Phillip King, Nick Monroe, Ryan Sweeting, Donald Young have indicated they would be playing. Tommy Haas, Taylor Dent, the Bryan Brothers and Marcos Baghdatis have all been invited. Last year Tommy Haas came to the event, but did not play due to issues with the ATP, issues that have supposedly been worked out.
April 21st, 2009
Vince Spadea at the Tallahassee Challenger, speaking to the Tallahassee Democrat on rapping and tennis: “I think it’s an extension of my career. The longevity that I’ve had has been supplied with some other factors that I enjoy. It keeps me motivated to do something off the court and to know that my job is still on the court.”…