The rapper will seem in a digital live performance for Pokemon’s twenty fifth anniversary on February 27.
Celebrity rapper Publish Malone will headline a digital live performance for Pokemon Day later this month, it has been introduced.
“Pokémon. Publish Malone. It is the live performance you by no means noticed coming, Trainers,” The Pokemon Firm stated in its announcement.
The live performance will happen on February 27, starting at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET. You may try a teaser video beneath, which features a weird phase on the finish when Publish Malone’s actual face will get remodeled into his digital avatar. Have a look:
That is simply the most recent digital live performance with an enormous identify. In 2020, Fortnite hosted a Travis Scott live performance whereas Roblox held an in-game present the place Lil Nas X debuted a brand new music. Each occasions had been wildly profitable, so it is no shock to see one other large identify like Publish Malone become involved, particularly with real-world touring coming to a halt as a consequence of COVID-19.
Publish Malone isn’t the primary superstar that The Pokemon Firm recruited for its twenty fifth anniversary celebration. The studio beforehand introduced a partnership with Katy Perry, who will participate in what’s being known as the “P25 Music” celebration occasion.
The Pokemon 25th anniversary website additionally teases extra collaborations with manufacturers like Basic Mills, Levi’s, Scholastic, Mattel, and Funko, whereas McDonald’s has already rolled out a brand new Happy Meals promotion that was swiftly ruined by adults.