Kevin Durant may have upset Oklahoma City Thunder fans — and some other NBA diehards — when he decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors earlier this month, but there's at least one group of people that almost definitely still has the former MVP's back: rappers.
Some of the most notable names in the game — from Jay Z to Drake to Wale to J. Cole — have been shouting out Durant in their rhymes for years. The reason is almost always the same: Who wouldn't want to be compared to one of the best at their craft?
It wouldn't be inconceivable that someone of KD's success and fame would be unfazed by those sorts of lyrical nods. But as he explains in a new interview with Genius, that's not the case at all.