Listen in to boxing superstar Ramla Ali’s dressing-room playlist
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Ahead of her landmark fight this weekend, the undefeated boxer, model and activist shares the 1990s-inspired beats that form her motivational soundtrack
Saturday 20 August By Tilly Pearman
Ever wondered what champion boxer Ramla Ali’s dressing room sounds like? Think soulful 1990s hip-hop classics, mellowed with some rhythmic funk.
As the Somali-born British fighter prepares for her history-making bout this weekend – she faces Crystal Nova in the first women’s professional boxing match to take place in Saudi Arabia – we asked her for the go-to songs she’ll be playing on repeat as she prepares to enter the ring.
Featuring the adrenaline fuelled beats of female icons Missy Elliott and Queen Latifah, right through to the soulful vocals of Curtis Mayfield and D’Angelo, click here for a bass-heavy dose of weekend motivation.