Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the latest athlete to be referenced in a famous rapper’s song. On rapper Drake’s “Lemon Pepper Freestyle,” a single from his newly released EP, Scary Hours 2, the Canadian says this about the new dad in the second verse:
“Patty Mahomes ’bout to fall short a couple hunnid.”
Check out the full single below, which features fellow musician Rick Ross (Warning: NSFW).
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Mahomes didn’t even need words to describe his feelings about being mentioned in the song. A gif featuring the artist himself would suffice for the 2018 league’s best player.
Fans quickly deduced that the verse meant No. 15 was likely to make more money had the Chiefs successfully defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV last month. Because they lost 31-9, looks like Mahomes won’t be able to add a championship bonus to his postseason accomplishments.
Mahomes and Drake Have Worked Together in the Past
This isn’t the first time the Texas Tech star and the “God’s Plan” rapper have interacted. Drake joined Mahomes and Green Bay Packers frontman Aaron Rodgers for a Super Bowl spot on behalf of State Farm insurance. Both Mahomes and Rodgers have been featured in commercials for the company in the past, but it marked the first time for Drake, who posed as “Jake from State Farm.”
Actor and noted Chiefs fan Paul Rudd posed as the double for Mahomes while an unknown actor played the part of the recently crowned NFL MVP Rodgers.
Drake’s highly anticipated album Certified Lover Boy was expected to be the next project fans of the “Degrassi” actor would hear next, but it appears this EP will have to suffice until a full project drops.
Mahomes Congratulates Anthony Sherman on Retirement
Chiefs Kingdom was in for a shock Thursday when fullback Anthony Sherman announced his retirement after 10 years in the NFL and eight years with the Chiefs.
“Kansas City, thanks for all the memories,” Sherman said in the short clip. “It’s been a great run. Eight years. Super Bowls. But it’s on to the next chapter.”
Mahomes was one of the first people to wish the 32-year-old good luck, quote-tweeting the aforementioned post with warm remarks of his own.
Soon enough, other teammates and members of Kansas City’s personnel joined in with their own best wishes.
The official Chiefs Twitter account took the time to splice together a number of Sherman’s best plays in a proper send-off video.
In his eight seasons at Arrowhead Stadium, the former UConn standout tallied 73 rushing yards on 28 attempts, 552 receiving yards on 66 receptions and five touchdowns with four being receiving scores.