He didn’t say “what it do bay-bee,” but Kawhi Leonard was still able to make his mark in Toronto pop culture yet again.
With the new release of “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake also debuted a new music video to accompany the first single off his sixth full-length album, “Way 2 Sexy”. And of course, the Fun Guy himself had to make a cameo.
The entire video goes through dozens of scenes, referencing popular movies, covers of romance novels, jazzercise videos, and others. But the cherry on top of it all has to be a two-time NBA champion and Finals MVP awkwardly shuffling in the background while on top of a massive white sand dune.
Drake got Kawhi in his music video 😂 pic.twitter.com/QXBGlMuxwe
— Complex Sports (@ComplexSports) September 3, 2021
At first you don’t notice him in the background, just playing a supporting role next to Drake, Young Thug, and Future, but in the middle of a well choreographed scene that closely resembled something peak Backstreet Boys would release, the trio of artists all turn and point directly at Kawhi for his close-up.
While the shot was just a couple seconds long, Leonard’s confusion and wallflower-esque shock of attention has already spawned reactions on Twitter.
“My mans Kawhi think you cute. He’s over there” pic.twitter.com/kMjDEm4k3n
— kyle (@knicks_tape99) September 3, 2021
Kawhi looking like God in Bruce Almighty 💀😭 pic.twitter.com/8dxJMuH0LM
— Josh Sánchez (@joshnsanchez) September 3, 2021
Kawhi has only ever left the house to see niagara falls, to do Serge's cooking show and Drake's music video hes a raptor for life
— William Lou (@william_lou) September 3, 2021
fred vanvleet and kawhi leonard after beating the bucks in six: pic.twitter.com/AsAX7Bs4t9
— alex (@steven_lebron) September 3, 2021
Drake: “Just be yourself on camera”
— Stephen A. Smith Burner (@TheSASBurner) September 3, 2021
Anything Kawhi does immediately turns into a meme
— Dom2K🎃 (@Dom_2k) September 3, 2021
Even his NBA peers are getting in on the hilarity.
Leonard recently re-upped with the Los Angeles Clippers on a four-year, $176.3-million contract, so his summer is only getting better by being in a Drake music video.
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