6 Rings

Album: Single release only (2020)
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  • Basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed aged 41 on January 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash. The helicopter went down near Calabasas, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, in foggy conditions. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others also perished in the crash.

    Bad Bunny has long been an admirer of Kobe Bryant, and here he pays heartfelt tribute to the LA Lakers star and his late daughter.
  • The slow-beat hip-hop track begins with an audio clip from Bryant's 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 2006. Afterward, Bad Bunny sings in Spanish about the NBA athlete's influence upon his life.
  • The Puerto Rican artist explains in the song why he coined it "6 Rings" - five in honor of the Black Mamba's quintet of NBA championships, and another for his marriage to Vanessa Bryant that gave him four daughters.
  • Bryant retired on April 13, 2016 after scoring 60 points in a Lakers win against the Utah Jazz. The outro features a clip from the legend's farewell speech after his final NBA game.


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