Riot Games Collabs with Lil Nas X Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship

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Riot Games Collabs with Lil Nas X Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship

Riot Games Collabs with , Lil Nas X , Ahead of 2022 'League' World Championship.

Two-time Grammy award-winning artist Lil Nas X has been named president of 'League of Legends' by developer Riot Games.

Two-time Grammy award-winning artist Lil Nas X has been named president of 'League of Legends' by developer Riot Games.

Kotaku reports that the publisher's announcement was made via a press release, but the pop music icon was not actually made the company's president.

Kotaku reports that the publisher's announcement was made via a press release, but the pop music icon was not actually made the company's president.

The publicity stunt also included a YouTube announcement video.

Riot Games renamed the official 'League of Legends' Twitter account "LoLNasX.".

According to Kotaku, the pop star will be heavily involved with 'League of Legends' in the buildup to this years 'League' World Championship.

An upcoming song by Lil Nas X, called "Star Walkin,'' will be the event's official anthem.

He's scheduled to perform the song live at the World's opening ceremony on November 5.

He's scheduled to perform the song live at the World's opening ceremony on November 5.

Lil Nas X also helped co-design a prestige skin for the game's newsest character, K'Sante, the Pride of Nazumah.

On November 3, the skin will be released worldwide and available for download on November 14.

Kotaku points out that Riot Games has been at the center of controversy in recent years.

Just last year, the company agreed to pay a $100 million settlement over a 2018 gender discrimination lawsuit in which the company was accused of fostering a "men-first" work environment.

Just last year, the company agreed to pay a $100 million settlement over a 2018 gender discrimination lawsuit in which the company was accused of fostering a "men-first" work environment.

In 2020, an executive at the company was forced to resign over comments he made about George Floyd, whose murder by police sparked nationwide protests.

In 2020, an executive at the company was forced to resign over comments he made about George Floyd, whose murder by police sparked nationwide protests


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