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Shaq goes 'undercover' as a Lyft driver in Atlanta (VIDEO)

By RODNEY HO/, originally filed Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Shaquille O'Neal has tried comedy, acting as well as rapping. Now he's placing all those skills under the test as a Lyft driver in Atlanta hidden under a bevy of wigs and beards.

He's Charles, the bracelet maker. He's Pierre (not French). He's Goose, a cop. He plays some sort of Jamaican dude whose favorite movie is "Kazam."  He beat boxes. He provides tips to one woman on how to shoot a free throw. Then he does the 'big reveal."

My visit to a Shaq menswear promotion in 2014 at Macy's Lenox.

Shaq spends a lot of time nowadays in Atlanta shooting his TNT "Inside the NBA" show and owns a $1.15 million estate here. He also does a podcast with 680/The Fan's John Kincade.

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Rodney Ho covers radio and television for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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