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Damian Lillard Wants To Become 1st NBA Player With A Grammy Award

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Casual fans may be unaware how proficient of a rapper NBA star Damian Lillard really is. In a recent interview with TMZ Sports, Lillard shares his hopes for the future regarding music and what plans he has for his basketball career.

“I don’t care about it [winning a Grammy] maybe to the level I care about being the MVP or winning a championship,” Lillard said. “But I care about it in the sense of how many NBA All-Stars or max contract players can say, ‘I legitimately won a Grammy?’… ‘I was really taken serious as an artist.'”

Lillard goes on to say how he would be happy headlining award shows and even a possible Grammy. “I not thirsty for it or searching for it,” Dame added. “But, I think like 10-15 years from now, I can look back and be like, ‘I really won a Grammy.’ Or, ‘I really performed at the BET Awards.’ Or, ‘I really was [the] album of the year.’ Stuff like that, I think about stuff like that.”

Listen to Dame D.O.L.L.A. featuring Lil Wayne’s “Sorry” below:

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