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Mike Muscala Complains That TNT's Talent Segment Messed Up His Rap, Makes a New One

Respect for defending your talent, bruh.
February 14, 2016, 1:45am

.@ATLHawks forward @mikemuscala got BARS. #NBATalent pic.twitter.com/a0kEwFLYgh
— NBA On Def Pen (@NBAOnDefPen) February 14, 2016

All Star Weekend is filled with all kinds of ridiculousness, and their side segments are no exception. Apparently this year was a talent show-type deal, where they had Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Muscala lay down some rhymes over a track. Except the only problem is that they chopped and screwed it up. Bad.

Muscala seems to be knowledgeable enough to pinpoint exactly what he thought was wrong with it.

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What an absolute joke @NBAonTNT
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 13, 2016

You changed the beat and pieced together random parts of the song
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 13, 2016

Yea that's what happens when you break up a 16 and put a completely different beat on it……!!!! https://t.co/rrek5WebTH
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 13, 2016

Don't break up a 16, man. So instead, Muscala decided to show them exactly how it was supposed to go. You tell 'em Mike! Let's hear it:

How it's really supposed to be part 1.. pic.twitter.com/kebIVKELz2
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 14, 2016

Part 2 pic.twitter.com/1utVikZCJv
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 14, 2016

3 pic.twitter.com/yXoiAiQU1H
— Mike Muscala (@mikemuscala) February 14, 2016

Yeah, well… uh… I see what you're saying. It flows better, but I wouldn't say your new version was killing it, per se. Also, how'd you incorporate "plankton" in there? I do like the idea of rapping about having grandkids, though. That's sweet.

It's pretty apparent why TNT chopped it up—because you're rapping over a Drake sample. That's licensed, bruh. But that sucks they couldn't find you a better match to the beat. Respect for defending your craft.