Kenny Smith defends Meek Mill over Kobe Bryant controversy

In his upcoming track, which features Lil Baby, Meek Mill has caught heat online for his rap line about the tragic death of Kobe Bryant.

“If I ever lack I’m going out with my choppa, it be another Kobe,” Meek raps.

After the snippet hit the internet, the criticism came swiftly for Meek.

In January 2020, the helicopter crash, claimed the life of Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, the pilot and six family friends in Calabasas.

American sports commentator and former professional basketball player Kenny Smith is giving Meek Mill a pass for his controversial Kobe Bryant lyric that enraged fans earlier this week.

“I’m a Meek Mill fan, I know that he’s a huge basketball fan, huge Kobe fan. Whatever he says, I’m always going to give Meek a pass.” – said Kenny.

“I always give Meek the benefit of the doubt,” Smith adds. “He has a track record that speaks pretty long and pretty positive in the past year.”