Baller Alert: The Best Rap Songs Named After Athletes

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We’ve watched a multitude of rappers pay their respects to athletes on numerous occasions. So, it shouldn’t come off as a surprise when rappers decided to proclaim themselves as the next Jordan, or Kobe, or LeBron to convey their dominance on the music front. With that said, check out a list of rappers who named their songs after respected athletes.

Kobe Bryant & Lil Wayne

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Shy Glizzy – “John Wall”

Shy Glizzy pays homage to his DMV brethren John Wall – who is the star guard for the Washington Wizards with this banger.

Soulja Boy – “Stephen Curry”

Stephen Curry is the reigning MVP and the pulse of the Golden State Warriors during their epic run last year and this season. Soulja Boy hands out the assist to Chef Curry on this tune for the shining star in Oakland.