Watch out Damian Lillard— there’s more than one NBA baller who’s nice on the court and the mic.
During the first cypher presented at the BET Hip Hop Awards, up-and-coming rappers got their chance to prove they can spit some serious fire for a large viewing audience. One of those showcasing their skills surprised many though mainly because of his skillset outside of hip-hop.
Iman Shumpert threw down on the cyphers, sending viewers who recognized the familiar face into shock. from the familiar face. Upon a second look, “Iman” turned into, “Oh, that’s Iman Shumpert!”
The Houston Rockets shooting guard showcased his freestyling talent and social media was utterly impressed, to say the least. See what Black Twitter had to say about his cypher verse below:
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