Growing up living in East London avid basketball fan the grime icon has witnessed the growth of basketball from both an aesthetic and a gaming perspective over the years. The case for D Double E when he was an early Londoner, basketball courts weren't so easily accessible as they are today.
As he mentioned in our interview, the games were not "looking realistic like they do now." The days when you could play NBA Jam on Super Nintendo and NBA Street on PlayStation 2 with the legendary titles from their time are still in play, the level of realism and detail that are present in the latest generation of console games hadn't yet been fully realized.
The NBA 2K games have become the premier basketball game over the past decade, and have grown in both scope and size with each release. This year's game will feature the return and expansion of The City on New Gen consoles--where players can explore, customize and roam their avatars, and take on missions and develop their career journey in a brand new and exciting way. Additionally, there are customisation options, some of which D Double E tested out for himself.
Through his music track "Deeper" as part of the soundtrack, after spending just a few hours playing NBA 2K22 D Double E talked to us about