Hong Kong multihyphenate and GOT7 member Jackson Wang is set to perform with Lil Nas X, Edda Hayes, and Louis Leibfried at the team-based online game League of Legends Worlds 2022 opening ceremony on November 5.
without further ado, introducing the #Worlds2022 Opening Ceremony artists: pic.twitter.com/zPy2JFHU9a
— Riot Games Music @ #Worlds22 (@riotgamesmusic) October 26, 2022
In an “urgent message” from the RIOT Games “President” Lil Nas X, the American rapper wrote: “It has come to my attention that our Worlds Opening Ceremony needed more fire. That’s why I’ve called in an expert to advise. Everyone welcome JACKSON WANG to the League of Legends family! With his magic (see what I did there?) and my genius brain, we will make this year’s performance an unforgettable experience.”
URGENT MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT @LilNasX
Please welcome @JacksonWang852 to the League of Legends family.
See you at the #Worlds2022 Opening Ceremony. November 5. pic.twitter.com/Ci0sVUnYP5
— League of Legends (@LeagueOfLegends) October 27, 2022
Jackson Wang is no stranger to the e-sports industry. In 2018, he performed at the Honor of Kings Champion Cup and in 2020 he became a partner and investor of Victory Five, a Chinese professional e-sports team.
Update: November 7, 2022 at 12:41 PM PST: Jackson Wang shared “Fire To The Fuse,” his contribution to the League of Legends release.