Back in April, around the same time rapper Kanye West started dating person Kim Kardashian, we told you about a song released by Kanye formerly titled “Theraflu” (now titled “Cold”).
The reason a rap song was discussed on a sports site is because it had a lyric perceived to be a shot at NBA player Kris Humphries, whom the whole world unfortunately knows infamously for being married to Kim K. for five minutes or so in 2011:
“And I’ll admit I fell in love with Kim, around the same time she had fell in love with him. Well that’s cool, baby girl, do your thing. Lucky I ain’t have Jay drop him from the team.”
In case you are not down with the hip-hop crowd these days, I’ll help you out: “Jay” references fellow hip-hop mogul and Kanye’s best friend forever Jay-Z, who owns a minority stake in the Nets.
Flash forward to Tuesday: The Nets continued their spendy offseason by re-signing Humphries, one of the better free agents remaining on the market, to the tune of two years, $24 million. Humphries announced the signing on his Twitter page and threw Kanye’s lyric back in his face: