After being named president of League of Legends last week, today Lil Nas X publishes the official anthem of the 2022 World Cup: Star Walkin. The song arrives accompanied by an official video that shows the most iconic places in San Francisco, destination of the World Cup final.
From a musical point of view the song looks like a typical modern hip-hop song.
“Star Walkin ‘perfectly captures the tireless competitive drive that drives our professionals, the burning desire to conquer their place in history and reach for the stars,” he said. Carrie Dunn, Creative Head of Esports at Riot Games
Star Walkin by Lil Nas X: a video full of easter eggs
In the clip, you can see some of the League of Legends pro-players from the past and present. “The environment transforms as the protagonists move around the city, emphasizing the special place that sport occupies in our culture and mastery of each professional player who leaves a mark on the world”Reads a press release.
The official video – which you find below – also hides a secret: there are easter eggs in almost every shot. These range from recalls to regional leagues to giant champions turned into mechs and fun anecdotes about League esports pros.
The song is also available on major streaming platforms, including Spotify.
We remind you that all the matches of the 2022 World Cup will be broadcast on the official website of LOL eSports (at this link). For more information and the complete program, please refer to our dedicated article.