Packers superfan Lil Wayne has launched a remix of his “Inexperienced and Yellow” hype observe ahead of the Packers’ playoff push and — no shock — it slaps.
Lil Wayne initially launched the music with the identical title in 2011, days earlier than Inexperienced Bay’s Tremendous Bowl 45 matchup with the Steelers. In a second of creative appreciation — and gamesmanship — he sampled Pittsburgh fan Wiz Khalifa’s music “Black and Yellow” to make the observe. Each groups used the respective tracks as their battle songs for the sport, however it was the Packers who prevailed, 31-25, to win their first Tremendous Bowl because the 1996 season.
The brand new rendition contains nods to a number of Packers legends and gamers on the workforce’s 2020 roster, together with operating again Aaron Jones, receiver Davante Adams, offensive lineman David Bakhtiari, tight finish Robert Tonyan, linebackers Preston Smith and Za’Darius Smith, security Darnell Savage — even kicker Mason Crosby.
Lil Wayne additionally contains a number of references to quarterback Aaron Rodgers, together with his skill to attract groups offside, his penchant for Hail Marys and the State Farm Rodgers Charge business.
This is the music in all its cheesehead glory:
Lil Wayne mentioned his manufacturing of the remix in a Friday episode of “Undisputed,” saying he spent three days on the music the place usually it might take hours — a testomony to his Packers fandom:
.@LilTunechi on the theme music he made for the Packers playoff run:
“I would like them to listen to it and be able to run via a wall. Me and Coach Matt been cool. I put quite a bit of time into it. I labored on it for Three days and I often do not do this.” pic.twitter.com/yd5IkvKSD0
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) January 15, 2021
Whether or not Rodgers and Co. can win one other Tremendous Bowl with the “Inexperienced and Yellow” music at their again stays to be seen. The Packers (13-3) are the highest seed within the NFC playoffs and have the second-best odds (+500) to make Tremendous Bowl 55. They solely path the 14-2 Chiefs (+190).
Inexperienced Bay begins its playoff push on Saturday in opposition to Jared Goff and the Rams at 4:35 p.m. ET on FOX.