American Hip Hop Sensation Sends Loving Message To Early MVP Candidate Lamar Jackson

Published 10/19/2021, 8:00 AM EDT
Oct 17, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) rolls out to pass during the first quarter against the Los Angeles Chargers at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports


Lamar Jackson is aiming high for the MVP title as he is demolishing everyone who comes on his way. This week it was Justin Herbert. Chargers’ young quarterback, Justin Herbert, was much hyped ahead of his game against Jackson. However, he did not live up to his expectations as the Chargers got thrashed by the Ravens 34-6.

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Lamar has been up and above his rivals, be it Patrick Mahomes or Justin Herbert, as he wants to replicate his 2019 MVP season. And so following his week 6 victory against the Chargers, Lamar was admired by one of his oldest friends, now a hip-hop sensation, Kodak Black.

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Kodak Black admires Lamar’s feat

Kodak Black, after Jackson’s win against the Chargers, took to Twitter to share a loving message for his dawg. He tweeted, I Dropped Dat GAZ Yesterday, I Knew My Brother Was Gone Snap Today @Lj_era8 I’m F*cked Up Bout You Bra.” 

He was very impressed and proud of his friend, who is achieving new heights in his NFL career at such a young age. Lamar humbly replied, “Love bra,” with emoticons of a rocket and crossed fingers.

However, it is not just Kodak Black who was impressed by Lamar’s consistency this season. The whole NFL has about the same impression for the Ravens’ quarterback. The 24-year-old prodigy has been on a winning spree after his unfortunate opening day loss against the Raiders.

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Lamar Jackson and Kodak Black grew up together

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Bill Kahan Kapri, better known as Kodak Black, began to gain hits after his single “No Flockin” dropped out in 2014. His music is as much celebrated as Lamar Jackson’s touchdown throws. And both share a friendship long before they were even famous.

Yes, the friendship between them goes way back to when they were just kids as both grew up together in Pompano Beach, Florida. Kodak has even attended a couple of Ravens’ games in the 2018 season when Lamar took over the QB1 spot mid-season.

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However, with Jackson in his phenomenal form, Kodak will go tired admiring his feats this season. With the Bengals visiting the M&T Bank Stadium next week, Lamar will be all set to seal a W against them as well.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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