While Cam Newton is a beast on the field, it’s debatable whether or not his talents also apply to the mic.

By now, we’ve all seen the clip of his epic fail of a rap freestyle during his days at Blinn College (if you haven’t- click here to get hip).

With this in mind, a reporter challenged Newton to a freestyle battle last night at the Super Bowl Opening Night. Thinking Newton would be an easy win, the reporter was set to annihilate Cam, though it looks like Cam’s been brushing up on his rhymes and flow (or maybe hired a ghostwriter?).

Either way, Cam gave a pretty solid performance last night that added to his reputation as an all-around pretty talented and (always getting better) guy.

Check it out below:


About The Author Samantha Callender

Samantha Callender is a multimedia journalist whose work ranges from entertainment journalism to pieces highlighting social issues in multicultural communities. Samantha strives to find intersects between entertainment and social matters, believing that pop culture has the power to not only entertain the masses, but to educate them as well. Her goal when storytelling is to write pieces that serve as a catalyst to prompt dialogue and activism. Her work can be seen on VIBE, The Source, Jet Magazine, The Root, and Cosmopolitan Magazine.

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