Just day’s after it was announced that Iman Shumpert would be appearing on First Lady Michelle Obama’s upcoming hip-hop album, the Knicks star is back in studio, this time responding to Kendrick Lamar’s controversial verse in “Control”
Lamar’s verse in “Control” has created quite a stir in the hip-hop and professional sports community, even prompting legendary NBA head coach Phil Jackson, who was mentioned in the verse, to weigh in via Twitter:
“It’s okay to be cocky and sure, but we all need somebody to lean on. Let’s just call it mentoring.”
Shumpert’s response titled “Dear Kendrick” is available for download right now. Shumpert who calls himself a “two-headed monster” for being able to play basketball and rap has already dropped his own album, and continues to pursue his passion for hip-hop music.