At the moment (August 23), marks what would have been Kobe Bryant’s 42nd birthday, and to honour the late basketball legend, Nike launched a tribute video narrated by Kendrick Lamar.
Bryant died earlier this 12 months (January 26) after the helicopter he was travelling on crashed. 5 individuals have been confirmed useless, together with Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria-Onore Bryant.
In a brand new video titled ‘Better | Mamba Forever | Nike’, the footwear model celebrates the lifetime of the five-time NBA champion.
Beginning off with some clips of Bryant in motion, the L.A. Lakers legend could be heard saying: “You wake up every single day to get better today than you were yesterday.”
From then, Lamar begins a monologue about being higher. “Better dreamer. Better waker. Better stretcher. Better walker. Better talker. Better walking the walk and talking the talk,” he begins.
As Lamar continues, the clip options quite a few different athletes in motion. It then goes on to indicate individuals marching and protesting.
“Better leader. Better generation. Better nation. Just be better. Can you do that?” Lamar says.
The video, which reveals photos of on a regular basis individuals impressed to do higher, additionally options some images of Bryant together with his daughter.
The Compton rapper’s breakthrough second studio album was launched in October 2012, and featured such songs as ‘Backseat Freestyle’, ‘Poetic Justice’ and ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’.
As Chart Knowledge factors out, ‘Good Kid, M.A.A.D City’ has now spent 400 weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart within the US — making it the longest-charting hip-hop studio album in US chart historical past.