Damian Lillard fires back at Shaq with new diss track: ‘Kobe won you them rings though’

first_img Klay Thompson injury update: Warriors star won’t return until after All-Star break, team says View this post on Instagram Shaquille O’Neal and Damian Lillard have ignited an intense rap battle.It all started when the Portland guard said on “The Joe Budden Podcast” that Shaq was only a popular rapper because of his talent on the basketball court rather than his lyrics.  #SHAQPUPPETMC #bumpboxx #theoriginatorA post shared by DR. SHAQUILLE O’NEAL Ed.D. (@shaq) on Sep 25, 2019 at 7:48pm PDTOne highlight from the track: “You see this flow it got a little Hall of Fame on itDame shoot jumpersShaq still bang on itMVP candidate you are not onePlatinum plaques on my wall go and get you someLyrically, I’m three-time Finals MVPI can’t believe some clown is testing me.”Damian Lillard said he’s a better rapper than Shaq.So Shaq responded with a diss track 🍿 pic.twitter.com/ZaTNDmt44P— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 1, 2019Lillard responded to Shaq’s latest diss, writing on Twitter, “Check back in the AM.” He stayed true to his word by dropping another track Tuesday in response to Shaq’s latest lyrics.Ha … training camp starts tomorrow but he’s definitely gettin a round out of me. Just wait https://t.co/MtQgeXsNkK— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) October 1, 2019What you said https://t.co/AK5O7FilGt— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) October 1, 2019 This time around, Lillard released a song called “Reign Reign Go Away” where Lillard took shots at Shaq and claimed: “Kobe won you them rings though.”Take a look at some of the lyrics (note full track has NSFW language):Look inside that statue at Staples and find a corpse …Confused to why you barked up the tree, ’cause I’ma do yaVersace on my body, you finally gon’ meet Medusa.Don’t know if I address you as Shaq or Shaq Fu?!Ya old head can’t see me he blinded, Slick Rick Tha Ruler!Pride all in the way and you know it, you big cockyHeard my rhymes and quickly turned into a disc jockeyLillard ended the track by defending himself:Never run from smoke, I’m the type to climb up the chimneyWas really feeling threatened, at least enough to diss meShoulda knew this was a shootout, I could never let you zip meSaid that max was little, that $250 million crispyCan’t recall you getting that when I was cruising on a 10 speed This a different era, you the past and you the passSaid yourself that I’m a Tesla no longer need diesel gasIt’s unlikely this rap battle is over just yet. Stay tuned.center_img “I think I rap better than Shaq,” Lillard said. “I think he was viewed as Shaq. People [weren’t] looking at him like he was a real rapper. They was like, ‘That’s Shaq rapping,’ so of course, it was a big deal.”Shaq caught wind of Lillard’s comments and responded with a diss track of his own. He posted a video on Instagram with the caption, “I except all challenges,” accompanied by a puppet that resembled Shaq rapping along to the lyrics.  Related News 76ers star Joel Embiid eyes MVP after heartbreaking season; Ben Simmons ready to shoot Draymond Green confident Warriors can reach 6th straight NBA Finalslast_img