Voices from the Underground — Los Angeles Lakers

Mamba Mentality

Mamba Mentality

black mamba

Sunday the world was hit with the devastating news of the death of NBA superstar Kobe “Bean” Bryant.  Admittedly I had a complicated relationship with Kobe. I’ve always admired his on court brilliance, but I never really liked young Kobe.  The brash electrify star was not my cup of tea at the time.  Just like D’Angelo’s Voodoo album my appreciation for Bean came later in his storied career.  I fell in love with the dark superhero called the Black Mamba.  This new iteration of Kobe was like a wise yoda figure that still possessed the superpowers...