Even though the Oklahoma City Thunder were ousted by the Houston Rockets from the playoffs earlier this week, that isn’t stopping Russell Westbrook from enjoying life. On Thursday night (April 26), Lil Wayne brought out the MVP candidate during his concert at The Criterion in OKC.
As Wayne cruised through his verse from Chance the Rapper’s “No Problem,” Westbrook was bopping his head and dancing on-stage. During the hook, Wayne orchestrated an “M-V-P” chant in honor of Westbrook’s transcendent season. The Thunder star became the first player since Oscar Robinson’s 1961-1962 season to average a triple-double for a whole 82 games.
Aside from his impeccable play on the court, Westbrook is becoming every rapper’s favorite muse. Both Drake and Kendrick Lamar have referenced the force-of-nature scorer on their most recent tracks. For Drake, he paid homage to Russ on “Can’t Have Everything” from his More Life playlist: “Oh, triple double, Russ face/Watch with the bust face.”
On Lamar’s “The Heart Part 4”, the rapper dialed up the aggression and channeled his inner Westbrook. “Tables turned, lesson learned, my best look/You jumped sides on me, now you ’bout to meet Westbrook,” he rapped.
Take a look at Westbrook’s cameo below.
Lil Wayne brought out Russell Westbrook to loud MVP chants No Problem: pic.twitter.com/o5uM15FZdj
— Matt Ravis (@mattravis) April 28, 2017
We know Westbrook is lil Wayne’s MVP —- pic.twitter.com/dHEfdFr4kM
— Nick Mendenhall (@nickmOKC) April 28, 2017