After teasing his new single “Star Walkin’” on his Long Live Montero Tour, Lil Nas X has formally launched the observe along side Riot Video games because the League Of Legends Worlds anthem. A defiant, motivational observe, “Star Walkin’” incorporates pop components right into a pulsating UK drill beat as Nas asserts, “They stated I wouldn’t make it out alive / They instructed me I might by no means see the rise / That’s why I gotta kill ’em each time.”
The energetic observe is pitch good for the aggressive nature of League Of Legends and it’s straightforward to see why it was chosen — or purpose-built — to soundtrack the upcoming world championships for the sport in Mexico Metropolis. Lil Nas X is scheduled to carry out the music subsequent week on the opening ceremony for Worlds and partnered with Riot Video games to assist create a pores and skin for one of many sport’s latest characters.
In a promo video for the partnership, Nas hilariously declares himself “President” of League, putting in landline telephones on all of the desks with “Star Walkin’” as their ringtone. You possibly can verify that out beneath.
Lil Nas himself appears to be having fun with his Lengthy Reside Montero Tour, taking a few of the bumps alongside the best way in stride. When a bunch of protestors shaped exterior one of the crucial latest stops, he sent them pizza and joked that he fell in love with a “cute homophobic guy” who protested.