Lil Wayne ‘ s performance during the Alabama-Clemson halftime show was criticized by Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin does not hide how he felt about rapper Lil Wayne’s performance with Imagine Dragons during the Alabama-Clemson halftime show on Monday night.
“The road to the demise of a fun Imagine Dragons half-time show with the weird rantings of a tired, has-been, like Lil Wayne. A deed is still rising … The other not so much…,” he tweeted.
Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, appeared alongside the pop band Imagine Dragons for the championship of the halftime show.
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The 36-year-old rapper not immediately respond to Bevin’s criticism. He tweeted before the performance that he was “stoked to hit the stage.”
A number of social media users came to Lil Wayne’s defense.
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“Wayne is much more of a legend to the people of Kentucky than you’ll ever be,” one social media user wrote. “Take your hate elsewhere, our state does not appreciate it.”
“I thought Wayne was on fire,” another person tweeted. “He’s certainly nailed the entertainer.”
The Clemson Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College play-off for the championship game, 44-16.