By Alyssa Debonair
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Currently, “Atlanta” is the phenomenon sweeping the nation. A major reason why “Atlanta” is winning is because the show depicts what it is like trying to get into the music industry now. Few other shows on TV accurately show the struggle in 2016.
But, Paperboi (Brian Tyree Henry) is in the midst of transitioning from a mixtape trap rapper to real stardom. In tonight’s episode, Paperboi played in a celebrity basketball game. He immediately clashed with the black Justin Bieber (Austin Crute).
The visual of Paperboi playing basketball immediately rang bells with the NBA fans watching. Those who follow basketball know Al Jefferson, who most-recently played for the Charlotte Hornets. In tonight’s episode, Paperboi playing basketball showed how much he resembles the current Indiana Pacer.
Read the Paperboi/Al Jefferson tweets below:
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