He wanted to be Michael Jordan when he was young.
This image appears in the gallery:
Kendrick Lamar: 25 Facts You Didn't Know About The 'Black Panther' Rapper
23. He wanted to be Michael Jordan when he was young.
Lamar wanted to follow in the footsteps of the legendary basketball player but "I’m a small guy—I only grew to 5-6. I deferred my dreams to write in rhymes, and I pinned [that dream] somewhere else".