Around this time final 12 months, Offset, 21 Savage and Metro Boomin dropped f the spooky lure collaboration Without Warning. Though initially delivered amidst an oversaturation joint ventures, resulting in a fatigue kinds for audiences, time has undoubtedly been on the album’s aspect. Now, on the verge a primary anniversary, Without Warning stays an gratifying, persistently eerie enterprise throughout the board; underrated, dare I say.
Now, the challenge has helped safe all concerned events yet one more platinum plaque. Offset not too long ago took to Instagram to thank his followers for supporting “Ric Flair Drip,” the infectious single that made for one 2017’s standout cuts. At 3X platinum, it is clear that Offset and Metro Boomin’s system labored wonders. Case in level, the celebratory screencap depicting himself, Ric Flair, and Metro Boomin within the throes sheer enjoyment. Salute to Offset and Metro Boomin for this one!
Ric Flair’s been a staple in hip-hop tradition for years. There’s an argument to be made that he is your favourite rapper’s favourite wrestler. His place within the rap recreation was additional solidified final yr when Offset and Metro Boomin’ linked up on their hit document, “Ric Flair Drip.” The tune climbed to the highest 20 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the tune clearly helped construct a robust bond between Offset and the legendary wrestler. Now, Ric Flair is letting everybody know that he is answerable for the “drip” and he is the founder swag.
While selling an upcoming look for the upcoming Alama City Comic Con in San Antonio, Ric Flair reminded everybody that they’re his sons. Ric Flair took to Instagram to share a promo video whereas claiming that he coined the time period “drip” and even mentioned that Offset, Quavo, Takef, and LeBron James may vouch for it.
“Ohhh yeah, checkin’ all that drip out. Ric Flair drip. You lookin’ in any respect it,” he mentioned. “I am answerable for drip. You can ask anyone. Ask Offset, ask the Migos. I’m the founder swag. Ask LeBron James. I’m The Nature Boy!”
Earlier this yr, Ric Flair obtained married for the fifth time and he had the DJ play Offset and Metro Boomin’s “Ric Flair Drip” throughout his entrance. Clearly, The Nature Boy is satisfied that he began the “drip” wave for these rappers.
WWE legend Ric Flair, the stylin’, prilin’, limousine riding, jet-flying, kiss-stealing, wheelin n’ dealin son a gun, tied the knot for the fifth time on Wednesday at a resort in Rosemary Beach, Florida. Naturally, Flair walked down the aisle in a custom white suit while “Ric Flair Drip” played over the speakers.
This time around, The Nature Boy was joined at the alter by his longtime fiancee Wendy Barlow. The two have been dating for more than six years, but have known each other since Flair’s wrestling days in WCW when Barlow performed as Fifi the French Maid during the early ’90s.
Flair’s daughter, WWE Smackdown star Charlotte Flair, was in attendance for the big day, as were a handful other current and former wrestlers including The Undertaker and his wife Michelle McCool, and Dolph Ziggler, who walked Barlow down the aisle. NBA Hall Famer Dennis Rodman was also among the attendees.
Check out some footage from the ceremony, including Flair’s grand entrance, in the posts embedded below.
The iconic Ric Flair has always been respected in hip-hop. Last week, Offset, Metro Boomin and 21 Savage brought Flair into their world, enlisting him for a memorable appearance in the long-overdue “Ric Flair Drip” video. The clip continues to trend, currently sitting at 8.1 million views in a mere five days; if that’s not a testament to Ric’s longevity, I don’t know what is. Clearly, the veteran wrestler still has a thing or two to teach the youngsters with regards to stylin’ and prilin’. In the wake the video’s premiere, Ric Flair sat down with Revolt to discuss his foray into the hip-hop game, working with Offset, and more.
Apparently, Ric knew that Offset was a fan, which lead to their respective teams trying to make something happen. When Offset’s camp asked if Ric wanted to be in the video, his answer was an immediate “Hell yeah.” He goes on to drop heaps praise on the Migos rapper, calling him “a phenomenal young man. So respectful, so just genuine. He’s a real guy. Great music. He’s just living that life; that life that I love.”
The praise doesn’t stop. In fact, it intensifies. “He’s smart, he’s articulate, and he got it all going on,” says Flair. “The guy’s got so much damn talent, it would be hard to hold him back even if they tried. He’s a phenomenal guy.”
For more from Flair, including his friendship with Snoop Dogg, John Cena, and Cardi B, check out the full interview here.