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Kendrick Lamar nailed the first pitch at last night's Dodgers game

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Turns out he’s got a good arm, too. Kendrick Lamar threw out the first pitch at last night’s Los Angeles Dodgers game—to the killer To Pimp A Butterfly track “King Kunta”—and nailed it. The Dodgers were up against the rival San Francisco Giants; L.A. outfielder Carl Crawford caught Kendrick’s pitch.

Rappers and baseball have a history—maybe it’s something to do with the diamonds. 50 Cent threw a terrible first pitch at a Mets game last year, and Lil’ Wayne sang “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” for a San Francisco crowd during the team’s 2012 postseason run.