Blazers news: Damian Lillard drops new music video, channels rap icons Tupac, Notorious B.I.G.
Portland Trail Blazers superstar Damian Lillard aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. just dropped his latest music video. The track is entitled “Him Duncan” which is from his fourth studio album, Different on Levels the Lord Allowed.
Lillard invoked a couple of hip-hop icons in his latest visual in none other than Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls. Dame made sure to honor his fallen heroes in his new video:
Damian Lillard himself challenged his fans to try and identify how many other legends he invoked in his latest music video:
— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) September 17, 2021
Aside from Tupac and Notorious B.I.G., the Blazers star also referenced Muhammad Ali and Tommie Smith in his video. There are also some clear characterizations of a couple of historical figures in Atlas and Adam. Obviously, the title of the track is an ode to one of the greatest players of all-time in San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan.
Dame D.O.L.L.A. is widely considered to be the best rapper in the NBA. He is taking things to another level with his latest studio album, though, and it looks like he’s trying to make his mark as one of the top rappers in the industry — be it as an NBA player or otherwise.