Second Time's the Charm: The 76ers Invite Sevyn Streeter Back to Perform the National Anthem

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Recording artist Sevyn Streeter attends 2016 Billboard Power 100 Celebration at Bouchon Beverly Hills on February 12, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Billboard)

Second Time's the Charm: The 76ers Invite Sevyn Streeter Back to Perform the National Anthem

The singer still made a major statement.

Published December 17, 2016

Sevyn Streeter proved recently that she's not one to back down from a challenge as she performed the national anthem wearing a "We Matter" jersey before the Philadenphia 76ers' game after being banned from doing so just a couple of months ago.

Back in October, the "Prolly" singer was scheduled to perform the Star Spangled Banner at the 76ers' home opener, but was told her slot was cancled just two minutes before the performance. She explained on social media that she was scratched from the roster because she was wearing a "We Matter" T-shirt.

After she explained that their reasoning was unjust and following some serious backlash from both players and other members of the NBA organization, they apologized to the singer two days later and invited her to perform at another game.

That time came on Friday when Sevyn showed up to perform dressed exactly the way she was the first time. She received major applause both before and after the performance.

Take a look, below:

Full Circle Moment with @sixers 🎶 X 🏀 #WeMatter #GirlDisrupted

A video posted by 7ev (@sevyn) on

The singer also posted a video to IG saying how happy she was to return.

Way to go, Sevyn!

See how this all started in the BET Breaks video, above.

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Billboard)

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