Sports and music pretty much go hand in hand. The good people at Complex put together a dope list of the top 20 sports related lyrics in hip hop for 2012. Every rapper wants to be an athlete, and most athletes wish they can be rappers. I think for the most part everyone is better off staying in their own lane, but some rappers have a way with words when it comes to sports. Check the link after the jump.

Top 20 best sports rap references of 2012