Athletes all want to be rappers. I’m sure you’ve heard the cliche before. From Shaq to Iverson to Willie Beamen to even Deion Sanders, when you get this big and are on top of your profession, you feel like you can conquer the world. No one’s going to tell you no, so you stay with the t-rex arms and start reaching, reaching, reaching.
Damian Lillard is different, however.
Lillard, one of the NBA’s brightest young stars, actually can spit and isn’t scared at all to show out on the ‘gram. When he rhymes, we tune in not because we want to shake our heads but because it is actually really, really good. Dame gets style points not just for having no fear at all but for rapping like a long-time vet. Style Points, as always, isn’t about what you do but how you do it and Damian Lillard’s turn this week is the epitome of what that means.
Joining him is Macklemore, himself a great rapper in his own right. When you’re as famous as this cat, you get laced with all kinds of free stuff. As backwards as that might seem, Macklemore takes advantage with some truly outrageous and unique outfits. Recently, he got hit by Jordan Brand with a little present. We can’t lie–we’re jealous.
Get yourself ready for the fall weather by working on your rhymes, your dance moves, and your kick game. In this week’s Style Points: Damian Lillard Raps ‘Again & Again’ and Macklemore Gets Exclusive Jordans.
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