Lil Uzi Vert Was ‘Prepared To Get In The Ring’ At Wrestlemania 39

Lil Uzi Vert took to the stage on the primary night time of Wrestlemania 39 this weekend — and he wasn’t the one Hip Hop celebrity in attendance for the occasion.

On Saturday (April 1), the Philly rapper carried out his tune, “Simply Wanna Rock” because the Usos — who had been the reigning WWE Tag Workforce Champions — walked to the ring for his or her massive match on the widespread two-night Pay-Per-View occasion on the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, CA.

After his efficiency, Lil Uzi Vert gave an unique interview to WWE, the place he shared how excited he was to carry out at such a outstanding wrestling occasion — and because it turned out, he’s a giant wrestling fan.

“I can’t imagine I’m right here — I can’t imagine I acquired to see so many individuals that I at all times needed to see for all my life,” he stated to host Cathy Kelley backstage after the efficiency. “It’s loopy.”

He additionally exclaimed that he was “able to get within the ring” when he noticed the Usos strolling into the ring.

“However you understand, you’ll see me — April. Philadelphia. 2024. So, you understand — I don’t wish to hand over all of the surprises, however you’ll see me there,” he teased, insinuating that he’d be acting at Wrestlemania 40, which is slated to be hosted in Philadelphia on April 6, 2024.

Lil Uzi Vert wasn’t the one Hip Hop star within the constructing for WWE’s principal occasion. Earlier than Rey Mysterio hopped again into the ring and defeated his son, Dominik, he acquired a go to from chart-topper Dangerous Bunny and rehearsed his entrance with Snoop Dogg.

The doorway music he used ought to sound acquainted to wrestling followers, because it’s the theme tune of late WWE celebrity Eddie Guerrero.

After Tha Doggfather rolled in with Mysterio, he launched reality-star-turned-wrestler Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, who confronted off in opposition to Pat McAfee.

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Like Lil Uzi Vert, Snoop Dogg additionally gave an unique interview to WWE, the place the “Homicide Was the Case” rapper shared how vital it was for him to be part of the occasion.

“It felt good,” he advised Cathy Kelley. “It’s like a homecoming … So many good fighters. So many good match-ups. I imply, this can be a stunning occasion. I’m glad that the group needed me to be part of it.”

However earlier than he concluded the interview, he begged for his customized WWE belt again.

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The second night time of Wrestlemania 39 takes place on April 2 on the SoFi Stadium and can be accessible on Pay-Per-View.

In the meantime, in different Lil Uzi Vert information, the rapper’s bodyguard was not too long ago arrested for gun possession and allegedly posing as a legislation enforcement officer throughout a visitors cease in New York.

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In line with the New York Publish, Uzi’s bodyguard, Kevin Nelson, was detained by NYPD in Manhattan final Monday (March 27) after he was caught carrying an unlawful semi-automatic firearm.

Nelson was within the entrance passenger seat of a Ford F-450 that had been pulled over throughout a visitors cease at 100 Barclays Road round 5:30 pm. Throughout that point, he additionally allegedly tried to mislead officers about being a cop.

NYPD rapidly discovered the 40-year-old Philadelphia resident was not an officer of the legislation and charged him with legal possession of a weapon and legal impersonation.

Lil Uzi Vet was not current within the car on the time of the arrest.


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