« BACK TO TMZ TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

LeBron James

I'm a RAPPER NOW

(But Not a Good One)

7/10/2013 6:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

071013_lebron_james_launch
LeBron James ... is no Jay-Z ... but last night, the NBA superstar released a teaser of what sounds like his first attempt at RAPPING ... and ... well, at least he's better than Tanning Mom.

LBJ posted two audio clips on his Instagram account last night -- on the first clip, he's doing the intro thing over Jay-Z's "N**gas in Paris" ... saying, "Yo you already know what it is ... it's the kid King James."

On the second clip, you can actually hear James rap -- mid-flow -- and let's just say he doesn't just flop on the court.

Overall, it's not the worst attempt at rapping we've ever heard ... but he's no SHAQ!!!!

For more sports stories, check out tmzsports.com!
18 COMMENTS

No Avatar

1.

Her Imperial and Royal Majesty    

LeBron is not the worst attempt at rapping you´ve ever heard. Remember, you've heard Justin Bieber.

367 days ago
2.

Tonya    

So he said the N word and he's still allowed to play basketball??? How's that fair???

367 days ago
3.

James R. - Los Angeles    

This is why rap and hip-hop 'music' should be outlawed.

367 days ago
4.

Horndog    

When is Harvey's rap CD dropping?

367 days ago
5.

Laura    

"King James"? Not likely-ever.

367 days ago
6.

Toilethead    

There's no such thing as a good rapper.

367 days ago
7.

Azi    

I wish he was a good wrapper, then he could wrap my Christmas gifts.

367 days ago
8.

NJ    

He looks like Curious George's son.

367 days ago
9.

Laura    

Don't quit your day job.

367 days ago
10.

Bob    

Lebron sucked before. Now he SUCKS for a whole new reason.

367 days ago
11.

ihateyouall    

Careful LeBron, the refs can't help ya here

367 days ago
12.

Skins    

Actually, he IS as good as Jay-Z

367 days ago
13.

hadley    

oh Lawd no!

367 days ago
14.

Detective. LaToya    

F*ck Lebron. Loser can't rap and ball like Kobe! K-O-B-E!! LMAO!

367 days ago
15.

Shonenhikada    

Why do black people limit themselves to being either basketball players, rappers, or comedians to get rich. Why not expand your scope of job prospects black people.

367 days ago

Around The Web