Kevin Durant‘s career portfolio is expanding into hip hop music … the NBA superstar appears to have shot a new music video with rapper Stalley, and he’s delivering autobiographical bars!!!
TMZ Hip Hop obtained a video of KD and Stalley vibin’ to an audio recording of them while watching basketball highlights on TV … and the NBA All-Star starter sounds like he’s got a lot to get off his chest.
The raps appear to be a classic back-and-forth … Stalley opens the track by championing his own independent hustle and stress-release practices.
KD eulogizes his late grandmother … “RIP to Barbara Davis/We hit another layer/When she speak to me, it’s like she saying prayers.”
He was just named as a starter in the 2024 NBA All-Star Game, his 14th appearance, but but gripes about aging players getting discriminated against … by comparing himself to Randy Moss during the Hall of Fame wide receiver’s time with the Oakland Raiders.
Stalley, the Ohio-born rapper, had stints playing college hoops and was also on Rick Ross‘ Maybach Music label — so, it’s ideal he and KD would spark up a friendship.
KD’s worn his hip hop fandom on his sleeve his entire b-ball career and the love has been reciprocated … Drake, J. Cole, Freddie Gibbs, Kash Doll and several other rap stars have interacted with him, and name-checked him in songs.
We reached out to Stalley for clarity on where this collab is from … no word back yet, but Damian Lillard now has some new off the court competition!!!