LeBron James is getting into playoff mode and what better way to hype yourself up than with an advance listening session of Kendrick Lamar's highly-anticipated DAMN. album? On Thursday, the NBA superstar took to Instagram to share preview clips of the album with his followers. A representative for Kendrick Lamar confirmed to The FADER that James was playing music from the album on his Instagram Story.
LeBron has long been a huge fan of the Compton rapper. In February 2016, he wrote to Top Dawg Entertainment's Anthony Tiffith on Twitter, suggesting that Lamar and Tiffith should "release those untitled tracks asap." Upon the surprise release of Kendrick Lamar's untitled unmastered. the following month, Tiffith wrote on Instagram, "Thank @kingjames for this."
Watch another clip of Lebron James listening to Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. album, which is set to be released April 14, below.