15 of the best Kobe Bryant references in a rap songs

1 year has passed since the legendary basketball player Kobe Bryant left the earth to join a team of heaven. In his honor, we have gathered up some of the greatest moments in hip-hop when Kobe Bryant’s name was commemorated in a verses. Check them below!

1. Lil Wayne – “Kobe Bryant” (2009)

Best Line: “MVP, MVP, Kobe Bryant AKA Envy Me, In knee-deep, smash any D, Whoever he is, he can’t guard me.”

2. Kendrick Lamar – “The Heart Part 2” (2010)

Best Line: “Put burners in the hands of the black man. One hood with 20 four-fours like a cloned Kobe Bryant.”

3. Rick Ross – “Stay Schemin'” feat. Drake & French Montana (2012)

Best Line: “Kobe ’bout to lose a hundred fifty M’s, Kobe my ni**a, I hate it had to be him, B**ch you wasn’t with me shooting in the gym.” – Drake

4. Kanye West – “See Me Now” feat. Beyoncé, Big Sean & Charlie Wilson (2010)

Best Line: “They say G.O.O.D. Music like the new Miami Heat, S**t comparin’ them to us, man, they gotta add Kobe.” – Big Sean

5. The Game – “Remedy” (2006)

Best Line: “I’m hard as a mothaf**kin’ ounce of raw, Dribble rock like Kobe Bryant bounce the ball.”

6. T.I. – “Swagger Like Us” feat. Kanye West, Jay Z & Lil Wayne (2008)

Best Line: “Tryna get that Kobe number, one over Jordan.” – Kanye West

7. JAY-Z – “Some People Hate” (2002)

Best Line: “With a splash of Monster Kody, shoot faster than Kobe.”

8. Juicy J – “Who Da Neighbors” (2011)

Best Line: “My mansion sittin’ on 40 acres, Who da neighbors? Kobe Bryant from the Lakers, Now that’s paper.”

9. Chief Keef – “Kobe” (2012)

Best Line: “Hundred thousand in one pocket, I get paid like I’m Kobe/When these fuck boys play games, man I just play like I’m Kobe.”

10. Beyoncé – “Ego (Remix)” feat. Kanye West (2009)

Best Line: “I had dreams of the league, one day I’d play Kobe, Or walk up to Puff and he would really know me.” – Kanye West

11. 50 Cent – “Guess Who’s Back” (2002)

Best Line: “You wanna get acquainted with me, you wanna know me? From three-point range with a Glock, I shoot better than Kobe.”

12. Young Thug – Check (2015)

Best Line: “I promise I won’t ever quit, bitch I’m Kobe.”

13. Travis Scott – STARGAZING (2018)

Best Line: “I’m way too gold for this beef, feel like I’m Kobe.”

14. Kendrick Lamar – “untitled 02.” (2016)

Best Line: “This the first time I confess, Me and Top is like a Kobe and Phil, A father figure fuck with him, you get killed”

15. Drake – “Views” (2016)

Best Line: “Me and Kobe doing shots the night before the game / Still drop 40 with liquor in my system.”