It was revealed yesterday that there was a rap song recorded by LeBron James and Kevin Durant from the 2011 NBA Lockout. Later that day, a snippet of that rap song was released on Twitter.

The guy who revealed the snippet is Ben Schigel, who is the owner of the Cleveland-based recording company Spider Studios. Schigel spoke to Complex about the song, as well as other details. Here are some of the highlights.

When LeBron and KD came into the studio:
They came into my studio Spider Studios in Cleveland, Ohio. I have a buddy that was recording, and I guess he knows LeBron’s manager [Maverick Carter] and a few of LeBron’s buddies. When the NBA had the lockout, I think Durant was working out with LeBron, and my buddy said they wanted to record. He didn’t say Kevin Durant. He said LeBron, so I was only expecting LeBron. And then they both came in and I was like, 'Oh, this is kind of cool.'
They recorded multiple songs:
We did a bunch of songs. Well, we didn’t do a bunch of songs. We did two or three. They did that song and then they did one other song. But the second song doesn’t have KD on it. It was just LeBron and a couple of his buddies. I don’t think the song has a name.
What KD and LeBron planned to do with the song:
I don’t know what their plans were because I never really talked to them after that day. I think they were just trying to have a good time.

What Schigel did with the song:
It just kind of lived on a hard drive in the studio. I’ve had it for six or seven years, and I’ve never really played it for anybody. I’ve kept it a secret. But when I started to hear the news about the song yesterday, I laughed because I knew I had it. I put it out there just to let people know it does exist. I also wouldn’t mind maybe trying to find an avenue to do something with it. With LeBron and KD's blessings of course.
What LeBron or KD thought of the snippet being released:
I talked to LeBron’s manager for a little bit today. He was cool with me putting the snippet out.

Let's see if the song ends up getting released. 


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