It was a tough night on the court, but fans were still pumped about Lil Yachty’s halftime performance. Yachty was recently named to the Forbes 2017 class of “30 Under 30” and has released a pair of mixtapes, including “Summer Songs 2” in July. Yachty states, “I grew up in Atlanta, so it’s very exciting to take the stage at Philips Arena, especially during a Hawks game, The Hawks are really connecting with a younger fan base, so I think collaborating with the team for a halftime performance is a natural fit for both of us.
That night, Yachty was ccompanied by the 2016 NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons, Lil Yachty took to the floor to perform his hits “Broccoli”, “Minnesota” and “One Night”. The Atlanta Falcons players in attendance were introduced as halftime began, then Lil Yachty got the crowd hyped with his popular hits.