I hoop was never good enough to ever be a Laker
But these words I record got me ballin', Jordan
He didn’t play basketball well enough for the NBA (even though he played college very well).
His rapping did lead to him making it, to be “ballin'”, a play on basketball and being rich.
In addition he adds a reference to one of the greats of basketball Michael Jordan in the form of the hashtag/supadupa flow.
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