Kevin Durant is a perennial NBA Most Valuable Player candidate and Hip Hop connoisseur.
The Brooklyn Nets All-Star ahead and destiny Basketball Hall of Famer lends his ear to all elite artists throughoutnumerous Hip Hop eras — and he factors to Lil Babybecause thegreatwithinside thestyleproper now.
The 32-year-vintage Durant changed into a visitor on the Million Dollaz Worth Of Game podcast hosted with the aid of using Philadelphia rap mainstay Gillie Da King and Wallo267, which had their “KD” Episode 109 most appropriate on YouTube Sunday (April 18).
At the video’s 6:30-minute mark, Durant changed intorequestedapproximately which artists ruled fellow NBA player’s locker room playlists across the time he entered the NBA in 2007. He stated Young Money head honchoLil Waynedue to the fact Weezy changed into “the guy” on pinnacle from 2002 to 2012 and Wayne’s protégésNicki MinajandDrake.
Durant then referred to the 2020 HipHopDX Rapper of the Year Lil Babypresentlyreceives the maximum burn to gasoline his and the Brooklyn Nets group’s energy. However, Durant nonetheless upholds Drake’s torch.
“When I visit the locker room, it’s particularly Lil Baby, all of us in our group is like Lil Baby is the great rapper out,” Durant said. “I am the only who continues loving Drake. I drop a joint together, the onesproper now taking over.”
Lil Baby is likewise a nearpal of Brooklyn Nets All-Star protect James Harden. The former MVP Harden skipped the start of his former group’s Houston Rockets 2020-21 preseason education camp in December 2020 and defied the NBA’s COVID-19 protocol while he attended Lil Baby’s celebration instead.
Lil Baby recorded his collaborative song with Drake “Wants and Needs” from Drizzy’s at Scary Hours 2 EP at Harden’s domestic studio that equal month.