Michael Jordan is one of the most celebrated athletes of all time.
He's been dominating the sport of basketball on and off the court for over the past 25 years. With a legacy as pristine as Michael Jordan's, it's not much of surprise that he's often mentioned in the rhymes of your favorite rappers.
From Jay-Z to Kanye West, aspirations to achieve the success of Michael Jordan is desired by almost every rapper in the game.
In honor of Jordan's 50th birthday, GlobalGrind decided to round up 15 of our favorite Michael Jordan lines.
Check out our 15 favorite Michael Jordan lyrics below!
Kendrick Lamar "Michael Jordan"
"I used to want to be like Michael Jordan/Figure I would make the NBA and make me a fortune."
Jay-Z "N*ggas In Paris"
"Psycho: I'm liable to go Michael, take your pick/Jackson, Tyson, Jordan, Game 6."
Future "Jordan Diddy"
"Money, power and respect (puff)/I got everything/Michael Jordan status nigga I got six rings."
Jay-Z "Illest Motherfucker Alive"
"King Hov, I'm exactly what the fuck you think/11 in a row, Bill Russell rings/Michael Jordan swag, yall think Michael Jordan bad/Nigga I got 5 more rings than Michael Jordan had."
Mac Miller "Trippin Out"
"Seein' spots like chicken pox/So gone, Michael Jordan start missin' shots."
Lil Wayne "Upgrade You" Freestyle
"Young Carter, darlin'/Understand, I am Michael Jordan ballin'/Yes I'm a dog, I'm a Hoya homie/I'm a boss, your man's just an employer, Mami/Let me upgrade you, let me upgrade you."
Drake "Over My Dead Body"
"Asking about me going platinum in a year again? Don’t I got that shit the world, wanna hear again?/Don’t Michael Jordan still got his hoop earring in?"
Kanye West On Cruel Summer’s "The One"
"If you ever held a title belt you would know how Michael felt/Tyson, Jackson, Jordan - Michael Phelps."
Machine Gun Kelly On Juicy J's "Boat Load"
"Blow that loud cause it makes me shush/23 J’s and a Red Bull/Call me Michael Jordan/It’s that swoosh."
Meek Mill "On My Way"
"I had a basketball dream they deflated/I wasn’t good as Michael Jordan so they faded."
Fabolous "Never Let It Go"
"I'm like Michael Jordan if we talkin scorin broads (damn)/To me you got one chance to miss ya shot (yeah)/Better get ya J up (yeah), life is not a layup (nah)."
Jay-Z "Best Of Both Worlds"
"It's not even close, just leave it alone/I'm Michael Jordan, I play for the team I own."
"When I come back like Jordan, wearing the 4-5/It ain't to play games with you, it's to aim at you, probably maim you/If I owe you I'm blowin' you to smithereeens/Cocksucker, take one for your team."
Kanye West on T.I.'s "Creatures Lie Here"
"The survey says - by the streets accordin'/Kanye's just as important as Michael Jordan/Was to the NBA when he was scorin'."
Nas "Big Girl"
"You a big girl now, in a world, where these niggas are foul/You could be aborting the next Michael Jordan/Your man don't wanna be around."