There are only a handful of athletes that can get busy on the mic. We’ve seen the likes of Kobe Bryant, Roy Jones, Iman Shumpert, and Damian Lillard showcase their skills, but before them, was Shaquille O’Neal. Shaq proved he was a force to be reckoned with on both the hardwood and in the booth. He was able to rap with some of the genre’s most influential stars ever. We mean, the brother even went platinum. Shaq definitely earned his keeps in the hip hop circuit. Click through to see why.