The NBA Season officially began last night. Portland TrailBlazer player Damien Lillard recently released his second studio album Confirmed, as his emcee alter ego Dame D.O.L.L.A. The Oakland raised point guard released single “Run It Up,” featuring Lil Wayne. Lillard was drafted in 2012. After continuing to rap, and forging a movement in For Bar Fridays. The Dolla stands for “Different on levels the Lord Allows”. Lillard follows in the rap line of Shaquille O’Neal, Allen Iverson, however the new emcee and All-Star athlete carves his own path with intense bar content. From the 90’s to early 2000’s the rapper slash athlete was both rare, and memorable. In 2015 Dame Dolla released mix-tape Soldier in the Game, and followed up with 2016’s The Letter O. Shade45 introduced Lillard in a freestyle on Sway in the Morning. The Adidas athlete, delivers a introspective LP, Dolla teamed with Atlanta’s 2-Chainz, Nick Grant, and BJ The Chicago Kid on various album tracks. Dame Dolla is certified heat and hype.