LiL Nas X set to release STAR WALKIN for Worlds 2022 with a live performance at the finals. He will also release an in-game skin in collaboration with Riot Games for the new champion K’Sante
Riot Games has announced that LiL Nas X has made a new song called “STAR WALKIN” for the upcoming League of Legends World Championship. The Grammy award winner is no stranger to the League world as he partnered with 100 Thieves and the LCS back in 2021. Now, he’ll join the likes of Imagine Dragons, Zedd, Chrissy Constanza and several others who have made the League of Legends Worlds Song.
STAR WALKIN is set to be released on September 23, six days before Worlds 2022 begins in Mexico. LiL Nas X will also perform live at the Worlds finals that will hold on November 5 at the San Francisco Chase Center.
Asides from the new song and a live performance, there will be an in-game skin for K’Sante designed by both Riot and LiL Nas X. K’sante is a champion yet to hit summoners rift, so players will have to wait till Patch 12.18. Furthermore, the skin called Prestige Empyrean K’Sante will be avalilable for all players to unlock via World 2022 tokens from November 3 to 14.
LiL Nas X on Worlds 2022 song: I felt like it was time for me to try something new
From the announcement video from Riot, LiL Nas X shared reasons why he decide to make the Worlds 2022 song and enter the League universe.
“I guess part of me wanted to try something new”, said LiL Nas X. “I left my step on pop music, i left my step on culture, so now i decided to be the new president of League of Legends.”
He also promised that the STAR WALKIN song will be the greatest Worlds; and revealed a small catchy snippet.
Worlds 2022 begins on September 29 with the Play-In stage in Mexico City.