2 Chainz Joins Ariana Grande in Boston to Perform "Rule The World"
By Taylor Fields
March 22, 2019
The rapper surprised all of Ari's fans when he appeared on stage to perform "Rule The World" together for the first time ever. The song is off of 2 Chainz's new album Rap or Go to the League. After the show, both artists took to social media to talk about the unexpected live collab.
On Instagram, Grande posted a picture of them both sitting on the hood of the "7 Rings" car and wrote, "love u @2chainz thanks for surprising boston w me #ruletheworld." Meanwhile, 2 Chainz tweeted out a video of the performance and shared, "THIS SONG #ruletheworld HAS BEEN OUT FOR TWO WEEKS the show was lit !!! thank you @ArianaGrande thank you BOSTON #raporgototheleague out now !!!! Sincerely yours , Boston Toni."
While Grande and 2 Chainz collaborated on "Rule The World," the duo also worked together on a remix of Ari's thank u, next song "7 Rings."
Ariana Grande's "sweetener" Tour is also in support of her latest album thank u, next, and sees the pop star stopping in major cities all over the US through July before she heads to Europe where the tour will wrap up in Switzerland in October.
Before Ari kicked off her tour, she penned an emotional note to fans which she posted to her Instagram. She wrote:
"mmmmk .... about to embark on my third tour and am for sure deep as f*** in my feelings. and getting my period so.... this is probably gonna be too much. but i just want to say how grateful i am for my life, for the people in it, for the ups and challenges, for the laughter and the pain, for this music and for the lifelong friendships i’ve made thru making it (that includes my friendship with y’all)... maaaaaaaan... i cant really fathom all that has happened over the past few years. i don’t even really know where i’m going with this post but i’m just grateful to be here still. and excited to see you. i’m prolly gonna cry a lot. a few months ago i told my team i wasn’t even in an okay enough place to tour or work at all and my friends, you guys and this music really saved my life and turned everything around. i’m still healing but i feel a lot lighter as of late and i think this is really going to be such a beautiful time. thank god we are doing this. i can’t imagine what else i’d do and i want you to know how thankful i am...... anyway. i’m gonna go focus on finishing this show for y’all and put my phone away for a little (how much u wanna bet i don’t last a day) so i don’t ruin all the surprises. thank you. for everything. i am so deeply and eternally grateful. life is wild. but your love and this music make it feel so sweet. love u."
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