In soccer parlance, he hasn’t misplaced a step. In music parlance, he can nonetheless rock the home.
We converse of Ice Cube,worldwide recording star and the rap world’s most well-known Raiders fan. Friday night time, Cube headlined the second free present at NFL Draft Theater on the High Roller at Linq Promenade to shut spherical two of the NFL draft.
Brandishing his fandom, Cube turned up in a free, No. 1 jersey for the Black and Silver even these carrying Chiefs, Broncos, Chargers jerseys (and various headgear) went wild.
The rap icon known as out to his Westside Connection supergroup from the mid-Nineteen Nineties (joined by Mack 10, WC), reciting the act’s pledge of allegiance, “Let me see you put your Ws high in the sky … repeat after me! I pledge allegiance, to the rag, of the united Westside Connection! And to the W, for which it stands, one neighborhood, under God, invincible, with luxuries and riches for all!” That led to a return to the band’s first single, “Bow Down.”
Cube additionally instructed the gang, “I’ve had my share of battles, I’ve had my share of beefs, but when you get along in years, you get up and realize, where are all my haters?” He then tore into, “Ain’t Got No Haters.”
The Draft Theater has been slammed for the primary two performances, with Weezer filling the place Friday. Marshmello, a longtime headlining DJ at Strip nightclubs and an enormous draw, ought to pack the venue once more Saturday night time.
He’s greatly surprised
Malik Willis is the primary soccer star to ever study of his draft choice between frames at Brooklyn Bowl.
Willis was on the lanes on the Linq Promenade nightspot on Friday when the decision got here in. The Liberty quarterback was taken within the third spherical by the Tennessee Titans. Draft consultants mentioned Willis has one of many the strongest arms within the draft, and had been forecast to go within the first spherical.
But the celebration amongst Willis’ household carried on. His mother, Shastca Grier, burst into tears. The Titans’ Twitter web page has already given him a nickname, “Music City Malik.”
Your VegasVille Moment
NFL Network anchor Rich Eisen welcomed the Blue Man Group to the printed dais at Bellagio Fountains on Friday morning. “This is happening in my career. Amazing,” Eisen mentioned because the blue-hued threesome arrived on set. After firing occasion cannons all around the scene and leaving wordlessly (as ordinary), Eisen mentioned, “What are we doing? There’s papier-mâché everyplace!” Welcome to the VegasVille beat, Sir.
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