Kevin Durant might have upset Oklahoma City Thunder fans — and some other NBA diehards — when he decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors earlier this month, but there’s at least a single group of people that virtually undoubtedly nonetheless has the former MVP’s back: Rappers.
Some of the most notable names in the game — from Jay Z to Drake to Wale to J. Cole — have been shouting out Durant in their rhymes for years. The reason is nearly often the identical: Who wouldn’t want to be compared to one particular of the very best at their craft?
It wouldn’t be inconceivable that an individual of KD’s accomplishment and fame would be unfazed by those sorts of lyrical nods. But as he explains in a new interview with Genius, that’s not the case at all.