Have you heard the story of Dwight Howard, Kanye West, and the maternity ward? No? Well, you are in for a treat dear reader.
As we were told by the venerable TMZ back in 2013, the Houston Rockets center and the self-proclaimed hip-hop genius crossed paths when Kim Kardashian and the NBA player's lady were both giving birth in the Cedars-Sinai maternity ward at the same time.
We have now learnt that wasn't the end of things. Howard did a video with The Players’ Tribune where the center reveals what happened when he met Kanye.
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“I met Kanye, my son and his daughter were in the same hospital when they were born and he was down the hall from me. He was trying to figure out who bought the big room."
"Yo man, you bought the big room?’ I was like, ‘My bad man, I didn’t know you were in here.’ He started playing one of his albums and he really got into character. He’s rapping and I felt like I was at a concert."
According to Dwight's reaction to things, it actually made him an even bigger fan of Kanye, causing him to listen to the number one album for a fair while after the events.
"This is in the maternity ward. After that, I was just so shocked it was Kanye that I couldn’t stop listening to Kanye for about three weeks.”
A personal show from Kanye sounds dope as hell though, so consider us a bit jealous of Howard right now. Well, does anyone have a number for that maternity ward? Just in case....