Swae Lee Flexes His Range Singing “Star-Spangled Banner” in Empty Arena
Rae Sremmurd have always dreamed of singing the national anthem at a major sports event and in an impromptu video, Swae Lee reveals what a part of their rendition might sound like.
On Thursday (Dec. 27), Swae Lee posted a video on his Instagram account delivering his best falsetto version of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and it’s pretty good.
Apparently, the “Unforgettable" rapper was singing the patriotic anthem during soundcheck at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta. The rap duo are scheduled to perform at the halftime show on Saturday (Dec. 29) during a basketball game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Hopefully, the Hawks franchise saw Swae’s rendition of Francis Scott Key’s venerable tune and end up considering him singing it at a future game.
In addition to his rendition of the national anthem, Swae delivereda yuletide ditty called "Christmas at Swae's" for the holiday season last week. The new track was produced by Swae and Mike WiLL Made-It, and the visual had plenty of Christmas-y charm to it.
There's no word on what songs Swae will perform at the halftime game, but he might perform “Fate,” which appears on the Creed II soundtrack.
Swae's anthemic lyric on the song, “’Cause I'm just the truth/Rolling like a fool/What have I gotten myself into?/Hurry up and choose,” should be enough to get the fans pumping their fists during their performance.
In the meantime, check out Swae Lee's falsetto rendition of the national anthem below.
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