West Coast rapper Game is more influential than the average rap star. The hip-hop veteran has reacted to having a connection to the 2011 death of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden.

The Los Angeles native went to Instagram this past weekend to share some words after learning former U.S. Navy Seal Rob O’Neill allegedly listened to his music before killing bin Laden.

Over the weekend, O’Neill revealed his listened to Game and Lil Wayne‘s “Red Nation” the night of bin Laden’s death.

We got retired Navy SEAL, Robert O’Neill, heading into the Gaylord National Resort near D.C. Saturday, and asked if he’s had to pay for a drink since taking down the man behind 9/11 … he has, but only by choice. Our guy then asks Rob if he jammed to any special music that night in May 2011, and he tells us he bumped “Red Nation” by The Game … and he’d love to meet the rapper. (TMZ)

A few days ago, Game went into hardcore workout mode after a social media hiatus following the death of his dad.

Up before the sun. @60DaysOfFitness #OneHugWillChangeYourLife 😉

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The hip-hop artist also recently addressed a delay in getting his winter/spring tour going.

I personally apologize to my fans for being late with the tour dates etc…. but after losing my father a few weeks ago I was going to cancel tour, album, everything because I was lost & in a lot of pain… I couldn’t focus on anything but my family & getting myself out of the dark place I was in…… after talking to my mother & thinking about what my father would want me to do for my fans, career & family…. I’m proud to give my European fans the tour as promised with the dates… thank all my fans in Europe & around the world for the countless DM’s, support & love through this rough patch I’m going through…. I’m so appreciative to have you on my side…. now let’s get it !!!!! #45 [CLICK THE LINK IN MY BIO FOR TICKET SALES] (graphics by @ceoselfmade)

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