The Rock continues to leave no stone unturned. From wrestler, to movie star, to business mogul, you can now add rapper to Dwayne Johnson‘s insane amount of accomplishments.
Okay, so he’s not exactly a hip hop artist, per se, but Johnson has now officially made his rap debut. A longtime fan of music star Tech N9ne, Johnson can now boast that he features on the artist’s newest single, “Face Off”, from the album ASIN9NE. The official music video has been released, showcasing a banging TechN9ne track featuring Joey Cool, King Iso and Johnson, who closes out the track with eight enthusiastic bars. Johnson is credited as a writer on the track.
Here are Johnson’s “Face Off” lyrics:
“It’s about drive, it’s about power
We stay hungry, we devour
Put in the work, put in the hours and take what’s ours
Black and Samoan in my veins, my culture bangin’ with Strange
I change the game so what’s my motherf****n’ name (Rock)
(What they gonna get though?)
Desecration, defamation, if you wanna bring it to the masses
Face to face now we escalatin’ when I have to put boots to asses
Mean on ya’ like a dream when I’m rumblin’, you’re gonna scream, “Mama”
So bring drama to the king Brahma (Then what?), comin’ at ya’ with extreme mana (Ahoo, ahoo, ahoo)”
“Grateful and humbled to make my rap debut with these hip hop kings as I was just trying to deliver a rhythm, flow, energy & intensity that didn’t suck,” Johnson posted on social media. “Huge grateful shout to the hip hop community for all the luv & music fans for all your HYPE reactions. And finally, THANK YOU to my brother, the GOAT @therealtechn9ne for coming up with this big crazy idea of wanting me to drop some Rock gasoline bars on the fire.”