G-Eazy allowed himself a well-deserved “fanboy” moment.
For rappers a certain age, their idols can suddenly become their peers. Such was indeed a reality for G-Eazy, whose ascent throughout the rap game has left him rubbing shoulders with a variety hip-hop icons. Yet few proved as impactful as a face to face with Jay-Z, the legendary emcee and GOAT favorite, which transpired courtside during Game Three the NBA finals. Young Gerald took to Instagram to share the clip, allowing himself an endearing “fanboy” moment.
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The meeting itself transpired courtside, as Hov approaches G-Eazy, daps him up, bro-hugs him, and departs. G-Eazy appears visibly humbled, literally bowing in Hov’s presence. In the accompanying caption, G-Eazy congratulates Hov on his recent milestone, which is to say becoming hip-hop’s first billionaire. “Congrats on that billi!” writes G-Eazy. “Thank you for a lifetime inspiration.” He closes things out with a Goat emoji, in case you were unclear as to where his loyalties lie.
All things considered, it’s a great moment hip-hop unity. The fact that Hov can still leave rappers starstruck is a testament to his enduring legacy. Is there anyone quite like the Jigga Man?