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Allen Iverson aka Jewelz
"40 Barz"


Here is one Lighter Side-suggested album cover for Allen Iverson's debut rap effort. Sadly, his record company pulled the plug on the project. Those damn rappers and violent lyrics. But we've still got his first single. It's just what you need to get through your bad hair day. Have a listen.

 Listen to '40 Barz'
(By Chris Rattey/Boston.com Staff and Ian Rider/Boston.com Correspondent)
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