Memphis rapper Moneybagg Yo has some serious bragging rights. The hip-hop superstar has geeked out over his hometown Grizzlies edging the Golden State Warriors Friday night to secure the No. 8 seed in the NBA playoffs.
Moneybagg Yo Geeks Out
Bagg went to his Instagram page with a snapshot of himself in a recording studio alongside Grizzles superstar Ja Morant. Yo also referenced both his and the team’s current successes.
“Memphis Got Da #1 Album In Da World And We Made Da Playoffs🏆Talk To Us Different!! @jamorant#MemphisDaWave🌊“
The shout-out even sparked a co-sign in the comments section from the Memphis Grizzlies and Morant.
“12 x Bag 🔥” -Memphis Grizzlies
“say dat louder 🗣” -Ja Morant
Hours prior, Yo went to his Instagram page with a trailer of Ja’s must-see upcoming PromiseLand film. Moneybagg is also featured in a snippet along with other high-profile entertainers including NBA star forward Carmelo Anthony.
“@jamorant “PromiseLand” Documentary Coming June 3rd 👀🔥🏆 #RookieOfTheYear”
Barring any setbacks, Ja’s film is slated to debut on free streaming service Crackle in early June.
Take an intimate journey with NBA rookie Ja Morant as he navigates the perils of the 2019–2020 season—not just a challenging year for live basketball, but for humanity. Apart from the suspension of his sport, the young point guard must grapple with a world utterly transformed by a global pandemic and the urgent call for racial justice. Guest stars include Carmelo Anthony, A’ja Wilson and more.
Moneybagg Yo Asks Fans To Guess His New Artist
In non-basketball news, Moneybagg Yo recently posted a silhouette of his newest signee — blacking out everything but the Bread Gang chain — and asked fans to guess who he’s added to the label. Popular opinion among Bagg’s followers is the mystery man is up-and-coming Memphis rapper Tripstar.
“Can You Guess Da Newest BreadGang Artist?? 👀🤔 #WhoIsHim?”
Who Is Tripstar?
Tripstar reps South Memphis in Moneybagg Yo’s neck of the woods. He’s built a buzz for himself recently, with over 28,000 Instagram followers. It appears Tripstar recently wiped his IG clean, which some artists have been known to do before making a big announcement.
“Trip 2 Chicago” by Tripstar
Still Looking For New Talent
Moneybagg is determined to grow his empire. The “Time Today” hitmaker recently announced plans to sign multiple music newcomers to the team.
“Tag 2 New Artists U Think I Should Sign GO!! #BreadGang“