Nas, the legendary rapper, has recently received high praise from basketball legend Magic Johnson. In a heartfelt tribute, Nas dedicated a track on his latest album, ‘Magic 2,’ to the iconic sports figure.
On July 22, Magic Johnson took to Twitter to express his admiration for Nas, lauding him as a “remarkable businessman.” He shared his gratitude for being acknowledged for his business acumen in the song.
The track titled “Earvin Magic Johnson” on Nas’s album pays homage to the successful transition of the former basketball player into a thriving businessman. The Queensbridge lyricist skillfully weaves in references to Magic Johnson’s accomplishments and legacy.
In this song, Nas emphasizes his own enterprising spirit, keeping true to his roots and reflecting the essence of the pre-gentrified hood. The lyrics subtly allude to notable figures like Left Eye and Andre Rison to underscore his points creatively.
It is a moment of mutual respect and admiration between two influential figures from different realms, uniting the worlds of music and sports. Nas’s tribute to Magic Johnson is a testament to the lasting impact the basketball legend has made beyond the court.
With Nas’s ‘Magic 2’ album featuring this special track, fans, and listeners get to witness the celebration of an extraordinary individual who has excelled in multiple arenas. The dedication highlights the shared passion and dedication that drive greatness in both music and business.