2 Chainz Reacts To Rapping NBA Stars (Lonzo Ball, Damian Lillard, Iman Shumpert) | The Cosign

2 Chainz Reacts To Rapping NBA Stars (Lonzo Ball, Damian Lillard, Iman Shumpert) | The Cosign

What up? What up? It’s your player partner checking in. 2 Chainz! And right now I’m locked in with Genius. Trying to see if I’m really, really rocking
with these NBA slash rappers. Being in the league is already time consuming. So I’m sure a lot of guys might be, already
have a natural knack for just free styling and knowing how to rhyme and put words together. But to be like a good rapper, it takes time. Like basketball, it takes practice as well. Shaq rapped. Kobe rapped. AI rapped and cussed during the rap. A lot of people try. A lot of people did. AI was nice, on the low. To me, I think that people can have a side
hustle or have hobbies. And I can tell them don’t quit their day job,
though like, NBA is way more lucrative as far as having a financial plan. Iman hard. I want y’all to be clear too now, y’all
know that boy played for Georgia Tech, man. Y’all stop playing, man. It looks like a real video. It looks like it has a budget behind it so
that caught my attention. It wasn’t just like a, do it in front of his
cars or you know, iPhone or nothin. And this looks like it a Red cam, too. It’s shot by his wife Teyana Taylor. We know that that’s the cheat sheet. She’s very creative. This is not the first thing that I’ve heard
from him and it definitely ain’t bad. Its that boy Zo, huh? Boy got his momma in the video. I’m fuckin’ with it. Got his dad. Get ya merch, get ya merch. Hey man, I’m all for marketing. I’m all for ownership. I’m all for packaging it up and selling it. And this looks like what the Ball family is
doing. It’s a family oriented video. It talks about their brand. I’m sure it’s about, you know, getting people
to actually check out their brand. I already knew Zo rapped, he has his brothers
in there. It looked like they having fun. I don’t have any problem with it. It’s not gonna, you know, play on the radio
or in the club, but I think it has a purpose. These people have real videos, fam. I’m about to have to get one of these directors. Who is this? Wow, the number two pick? Not just because he’s tall with dreads, he
gives me like a J. Cole vibe. Cause his music has a, you know, this message
to it. Well, I think he’s very talented. I think he has a well put together video. It looks like it was shot with a production
team. I heard ad libs in the song. I heard, like, the whole recording process. So I take
it that this wasn’t his first time recording. Is this Gucci? Bruh I know this dude right here! Oh man, not even who rappin’! I just seen who was rapping but I know shorty
over here. Has Danny Ainge seen this? Get that dough! I think this is hard. It seems like it’s a kind of sporadic shoot. They having all they swag and everything. I know who Marcus Smart is, but I didn’t
recognize him. I didn’t recognize him. He got his whole, he got the whole rapper
kit on, Jack. He looking like it on here so I ain’t know. And then I saw this other dude that I knew
so I was like trying to figure out who was rapping but I never know Marcus Smart rapped. He plays really hard on the court though for
real. The color correction actually looks like it
might of had a director, too. But it wasn’t as blowed out as the other videos
that I saw. But the song has a lot of the trendy things
that’s going on now as far as the ad libs and a lot of the cadences, so I actually like
it. Dame D.O.L.L.A.! I think this is all interesting because you
can tell where some of these, a lot of these guys get their influences from. You know Marcus Smart was more like a southern
vibe and Dame has more of an east coast vibe. Dame having ad libs and everything, man, y’all
better stop playing with these boys. Adam Silver, you better stop playing. You’re going to lose these boys. These boys gonna be at the BET awards. These boys gonna be at Rolling Loud. I worked with Dame before. He reached out. He was a fan of the music that I do. They gave me maybe two or three songs to choose
from. And the one that I felt like was kind of up
my lane, I knocked it out for them. We’ve been cool ever since. He’s been lacing me with a few pair of hoops
shoes. I went to the All-Star game. You know checked him out in a three point
contest and in the game. So, its cool, like, entertainment and sports,
the correlation is so strong we just a big family anyway. You know what I mean? Because, you know, ultimately we’re here
to give other people stress relief. You know what I mean? We’re entertainment, so. Alright so the videos and the songs are different. Some of the videos look better than, you know,
cause this Marcus Smart song is not bad at all. But Iman had a dope video and had a dope voice
too. So Iman probably had the whole package. But his wife shot the video, he has a cheat
sheet, too. I’m not playing any game of picking one person
out of all of these. I respect what each one of those people do. Shout out. In my heart I’m not sure how invested they
are into it because they have 82 games to play plus the playoffs if they make it. I do this. I don’t have an off season. I do this every night. I do this when it’s hockey season, baseball. I do this every season. It takes time to work on your game. And this right here, people need to understand
that music is a sport too.

Comments (100)

  1. who's the best current NBA rapper?

  2. Iman goes hard tho 4 realz 👐🏾👑

  3. Why these rappers think rapping is hard for the average person? Almost anyone can rap nowadays. You just need a good producer. But being lyrical… That's another thing.

  4. Dude from the kings is nice so is dame lillard

  5. Dam I hate Lonzo punk ass daddy!!!!!!!!!

  6. All this new shit sound the same!!!!!!!! Wack!!!!!!!

  7. Air pods? Fuck you genius

  8. This looks like it has a budget, that caught my eye.
    Rap is about money, not skill or talent. What a stupid industry it has become.

  9. All of them rap better than 2 Chainz. LOL

  10. Smart slaps but Danny wrote it

  11. My name is Damian 💀

  12. You don’t promote something in a song

  13. I’m at your throat like chloraseptic

  14. Marvin bagley💯👊🏽 they all got it but Marv killed it to me vibes


  16. Marcus smart hood as hell 😂

  17. “Get ya merch” man foh with that bs. All these niggas fkn garbage.

  18. “These boys gon be at the BET awards” I’m dead

  19. “Is Danny Ainge seeing this?” 😂😂

  20. 2 chains rhyming even when he aint in the studio 1:24

  21. When 2 chains wears 10 chains

  22. They showed weak lonZO’s music. He got some bangers

  23. Sacramento's underrated. 916 baybe!

  24. Lonzo Balls track sounds like Machine Gun Kelly Rap Devil. 😂
    🎵Somebody grab me some clippers 🎵

  25. Marcus smart nl went hard

  26. Where’s Lou Will thooooooo

  27. Lonzo sucks in the rap game too 😂

  28. Dame raps better than u fool

  29. "Has Danny Ainge seen this?!"

  30. Rap AND go to the league

  31. If these were not nba players just random dudes 2 chainz would’ve clowned 99% of them

  32. KD LeBron where are they

  33. Lonzo 😂😂😂😂

  34. i need e40 reacting to new bay area rap

  35. Bro you should’ve shown him Super Saiyan for Lonzo

  36. I cant even hear what this guy is saying

  37. Bagley is actually pretty good

  38. Dame is the best rapper in the league hands down

  39. damn 2chainz knows what a red is? i'm impressed af

  40. DAME FIRE!! 🔥🔥

  41. who here after dame dissed bagley?

  42. Bruh the lonzo shit just as bad Logan and jake Paul w the merch shit

  43. Yoo where is shaaaq

  44. They all better than 2 chains

  45. Why does 2 chainz got 4 chainz?

  46. Better stop playing 😂😂

  47. Iman ain’t that hard,he said bars more than he said all the other words combined

  48. Marcus Smart went to my rival highschool shit is crazy.

  49. Better stop playing wit deez bios

  50. All better than Blueface

  51. “Is this Gucci?”

  52. 2 Chainz comes off as an extremely nice, down to earth person. Always knew I liked him

  53. Lonzo ball sounds like French Montana

  54. 2 Chainz is actually nice damn

  55. You played zo. Do another one he got bars.

  56. Bruh y’all gotta get chainz back to review new southern artists
    These nba bars is average at best

  57. has danny ainge seen this!? cracked me up

  58. Has danny ainge seen this🤣🤣🤣

  59. Dame, Marvin, everyone else trash

  60. Marcus highkey snapped wtf

  61. They should’ve played Lonzo’s free smoke remix

  62. Marvin Bagley better than all them

  63. Do a damn video of Victor🤦🏾‍♂️😭

  64. Imannnnnnnn‼‼‼

  65. You guys got the a/c too low. Look at what he’s wearing lol

  66. Lmfaoo niggas needa stay in they own lane

  67. Wanna hear a joke?

    This should've been dax hosting

  68. They let anyone rap now, the standard is mad low

  69. my heart fell out my ass when he said dame has a east coast vibe

  70. Zo is trash at everything

  71. Bagley and Dame beefin on wax…..not the best battle but a good showcase of skills

  72. Who here after Damian killed Bagley III?

  73. the moment i saw lavar ball i skipped past the segment. period

  74. I heard more of a MESSY MARV, BAY AREA, CALI sound from Damian Lillard. He is from OAKLAND.

  75. whys 2 chainz wearin like 10 chains, thinking face.

  76. Why ain’t y’all show shade 45 Damian freestyle

  77. Lonzo ball needs to stop rapping and fix that jump shot

  78. Boi they picked wrong don’t for Lonzo wtf

  79. dame the only one proper

  80. I used to work a block away from where Marvin shot that visual @ on the bridge, didn't even know boi was rappin thats a trip

  81. They just pick one of the worst song from Lonzo

  82. 2 chainz a cool dude

  83. I'd honestly listen to Damian and Marv daily with their talent, they should be getting a lot more recognition.

  84. Whoever is in cbarge of your audio needs to get fored amd replaced by me. Cant hear shit 2 chains is saying unless i turn it up loud amd then when the tunes start playing its way too loud. Audio engineering 101. Fr hire your guy amd get at me genius

  85. Dame is actually nice though

  86. Damian Lillard is the best rapper in the NBA hands down 2 Chains ain't shit compared to Dame

  87. Can more people sub please

  88. Zo be sounding like a poor mans migos.

  89. Its funny because Lillard, Ball and Shump all my be better lyricist the 2Chainz

  90. I bet Brad Stevens goes to the arena blasting Marcus Smart’s song

  91. Shrimp kinda sound like suge

  92. "has Danny Ainge seen this" HAhahahahHAHhahah

  93. this fool didnt comment on the rapping at all.. just how the videos look

  94. Name 2 Chanz

    Actually wears like 10 chains though

  95. NBA Rappers I Like:
    Marvin Bagley III (best)
    Damian Lillard (honorable mention)

    NBA Rappers That Are Mediocre
    Marcus Smart

    NBA Rappers I Don’t Like:
    Iman Shumpert (sorry Teyana, dishonorable mention)
    Lonzo “F Rating From The BBB” Ball (worst)

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