Toronto Blue Jays super star Jose Reyes is not only one of the premier shortstops in the game, but also has mad rappin’ skills as seen in this YouTube video produced by SP Killa. Reyes spits hot lyrics with his boys Voltio, Vakero, Poeta Callejero and Big Mato on a track titled “No Hay Amigo.”
Reyes raps in Spanish, but the lyrics are translated in English on the video: “There are no friends, a friend is a dollar in my pocket, as soon as you turn your back your friends want to stab you in the back. The truth is a real friend is a glass full of water in the desert to quench your thirst, see what I’m saying, there are many fake friends that dream of having what you have.”
“I can tell you’re a bad friend, I can see it in your face that you want to be my friend just so I can give you, where were you when I used to practice without any food to eat or when I used to spend a week with the same t-shirt. There are no friends, friends are my mother and my father, the ones who struggled with me to make me who I am.”
The video has seen almost 900,000 views on YouTube since it’s inception and would appear that Reyes has life after baseball if the rap game is the career path he so chooses.
Reyes isn’t shy about his skills as he even offered up a sample of his hip hop talent for Gregg Zaun and Jamie Campbell on a recent episode of “Baseball Central” on Sportsnet during spring training. With Reyes in the fold there is no doubt the Jays will freestyle to the front of the American League East.