How The World of Hip Hop has Paid Homage to Kobe Bryant Over the Years

At just 41 years of age, Kobe Bryant left his friends, family, teammates, and fans heartbroken because of his tragic death in a helicopter crash.
Kobe impacted not just the game of basketball but fields beyond, even the realm of hip hop.
Plenty of famous artists have dropped the five-time NBA champions' name in their tracks. 
Here are some of them...

Lil Wayne- Kobe Bryant (2019)

"Kobe doin' work/ 2-4 on my shirt/ He the greatest on the court/ And I'm the greatest on the verse/ Going for the fourth ring like it was his first/ Gotta get the bling."

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Chief Keef: Kobe

 “Hundred thousand in one pocket, I get paid like I’m Kobe/ When these f--- boys play games, man I just play like I’m Kobe."

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Beyonce ft. Kanye West: Ego ( Remix)

"I had dreams of the league, one day I’d play Kobe, Or walk up to Puff and he would really know me." 

Credit: Youtube/ Beyonce

Travis Scott: STARGAZING (2018)

 "I'm way too gold for this beef, feel like I'm Kobe, yeah/ This right here is astronomical."

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Rick Ross ft. Drake and French Montana: Stay Schemin

 "Kobe 'bout to lose a hundred fifty Ms/ Kobe my n----, I hate it had to be him/ B----, you wasn't with me shootin' in the gym."

Credit: Youtube/OfficialRickRossTV

Nicki Minaj: Ganja Burn

 "Still every team's number one pick in the draft/ You could bring anybody, weatherman, pick a day/ I’m Kobe, KD, Kyrie, pick a K."

Credit: Youtube/Nicki Minaj

J. Cole: Cole World


 "I ball, I ball, like Kobe in the fall/ Put trophies on wall, rather trophies on my mantle."

Jay Z: Some People Hate (2002)

Credit: Youtube/Dwayne James

"With a splash of Monster Kody, Shoot faster than Kobe."

Fabolous: Black Mamba  (2016)

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"Hope you ready for that Hall of Fame/ April 13th, Mamba Day forever/ Kobe gone, but his legacy gon' play forever."

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