A Pokémon And Post Malone Concert Is--Wait, Why Are You Laughing?

Now add face tattoos to Sword/Shield you cowards.
Gif: The Pokémon Company

Pokémon and Post Malone sounds like the follow-up album to Post Malone’s 2018 Beerbongs & Bentleys, but it is a real thing that is actually happening because 2020 isn’t done fucking with us I guess. The “Circles” rapper is teaming up with The Pokémon Company to put on a concert this month in celebration of Pokémon Day.

You’ve got to see the trailer for this:

The Pokémon Company (YouTube)

The Venn diagram of Pokémon fans and Post Malone fans might be a bit closer to a circle than one might think. The 25-year-old rapper is only months older than the Pokémon franchise itself, so it stands to reason he might have spent his formative years catching ‘em all.

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Also, this wouldn’t be the first time a rapper has made news over Pokémon, with the rapper Logic dropping $180k on a Charizard card last year.

Fans will be able to view the concert live on Pokémon’s official Twitch and YouTube channels at 7 p.m. Eastern time on Saturday February 27th. No word yet on if Pokémon plans to add face tattoos to Pokémon Sword/Shield.

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elsuavenero
ElSuavenero

As weird as it seems, he does look like he’d fit in as a gym leader.