Flavor Flav Steals the Show with a Memorable Rendition of the ‘National Anthem’ at Bucks-Hawks Game

The rapper said he has always wanted to get the gig.

Yeah, boy! Legendary rapper Flavor Flav recently lived out a dream, courtesy of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.

On Sunday (Oct. 30), the co-founder of Public Enemy was invited to perform the national anthem ahead of the Bucks’ game against the Atlanta Hawks, an opportunity he had long aspired to.

For the evening, the 64-year-old artist donned a green No. 59 jersey, a nod to the year of his birth, along with a white baseball hat, white shades, and his signature oversized clock.

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He delivered his unique rendition of the anthem, joining the ranks of iconic artists such as Marvin Gaye, John Legend, Macy Gray, and Fergie, but his performance drew closer comparisons to the latter's viral rendition during the 2018 NBA All-Star Game.

However, Flavor Flav didn’t let harsh criticism affect him. On X (formerly known as Twitter), the “Fight The Power” rapper wrote, “I can’t live my life worried about what people might say about me. I won’t let that stop me from trying new things and doing things I wanna do.”

He concluded his post with a powerful reminder, stating, “Some people might not like that. But a sure failure is if you stop trying.”

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