Iman Shumpert recently inked a $40M contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. So of course, Shump celebrated by recording a rap song.
Called “290 West,” the song calls out friends and family looking for handouts that don’t need it while those that could really use the money keep quiet.
The point of the song was to make the listener feel like they’re riding with me back home in chicago as we head out west to my mother’s house. This song is the conversation i would have with my audience in the sense that i’m venting to them about my everyday and on going battle of being a bread winner back home.
Not a bad concept, but the bars, though. “I be grinding like the waiter putting pepper in the salad/My mother need a palace,” spits Iman.
Listen for yourself below, tell us what you think in the comments. Does Iman have a career in rap lined up after basketball?