The “League of Legends” World Championship is anticipating an award-winning visitor this 12 months — Lil Nas X.

The “Previous City Highway” artist announced Thursday the collaboration with Riot Video games on Twitter, which is able to characteristic a stay set efficiency on the “League Of Legends” Worlds Finals, also called “Worlds,” on the Chase Middle in San Francisco, California, on Nov. 5.

The Grammy-award winner may even be liable for creating his personal in-game “League” champion pores and skin for the greater than 117 million monthly players and followers within the fashionable on-line sport’s universe.

Lil Nas X declared he “felt prefer it was time for me to strive one thing new,” in a hilarious promo video.

“I’ve left my mark on popular culture in so some ways, and now it’s time to tackle the world of gaming. I would be the biggest president of ‘League of Legends,’ of all time. Additionally, I’m going to make the perfect ‘Worlds’ anthem of all time and placed on the most important, coolest, sexiest ‘Worlds’ within the historical past of all ‘Worlds’!” the singer-rapper stated within the clip.

The 23-year-old’s latest single, “STAR WALKIN” is about to debut subsequent Thursday, forward of “Worlds” 2022, which kicks off on Sept. 29 in Mexico Metropolis.

The ”League of Legends” World Championship is an annual match hosted by Riot Video games the place groups compete for the gaming champion title, the 70-pound Summoner’s Cup and a multi-million-dollar championship prize.

Forward of his efficiency on the competitors, a “Prestige Empyrean K’Sante” pores and skin designed by Lil Nas X and the Los Angeles-based sport developer will probably be launched on Nov. 3, marking its first co-designed artist in-game collaboration.

“Lil Nas X is essentially the most electrifying title in music, so when he confirmed up at our headquarters and informed us that he wished to be president of ‘League’ and be a part of us all through ‘Worlds,’ we in fact stated, ‘sure,’” stated Naz Aletaha, world head of “League” e-sports for Riot Video games. “We’ve all been blown away by his imaginative and prescient, ardour, and simple type, and we are able to’t wait to see what he brings to the ‘Worlds’ stage in San Francisco this November.”

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