Antonio Brown Raps at Rolling Loud Festival After NFL Exit


He traded his cleats in for a microphone Nearly seven months after Antonio Brown’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers exit went viral, he’s lined up his next gig.

The 34-year old football player was spotted at the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami Friday, July 22. “Love Love,” he captioned Instagram footage from his concert. Brown sported an orange pair of overalls as he belted out his new single “Put That S—t On” off his Paradigm record.

The Florida native’s surprise Rolling Loud gig makes him the first athlete to perform at the festival, which also saw sets from the likes of Kid Cudi Kanye West.

“AB has been in the conversation for best in the world at something, made millions, and has now performed at a major festival. He has LIVED,” a social media user wrote via TwitterAt the time.

Another noted: “This is probably one of the best song an athlete has ever put out. Just to be clear I’m only comparing to other athletes only.”

The wide receiver previously made headlines in January after he abruptly whipped off his jersey and exited the field in the middle of the Bucs’ game against the New York Jets.

“He is no longer a Buc,” Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians told reporters after the game, in which the Florida-based team won. “That’s the end of the story. Let’s talk about the guys that were out there and won the game.”

A few days later, the Dancing With the Stars In a lengthy statement, the alum said that he was dismissed from the team because of an ankle injury. He also claimed that he needed to play despite his pain. (The Bucs later denied his claims.

“First of all, I’d like to express my gratitude to the Bucs, fans, and my teammates. After going through difficult times, the Bucs helped my return to productive football. I will always be grateful that we worked together to solve those problems. Being part of a Super Bowl champion team and then a contender is a dream come true,” Brown said in his social media statement at the time. “I make mistakes. I’m working on myself and I have positive influences around me. But one thing I don’t do is shy away from playing hard on the field. No one can accuse me of not giving it my all every play.”


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He continued: “I didn’t quit. I was cut. I didn’t walk away from my brothers. I was expelled. It was already bad enough to be fired from the sidelines for having a painful accident. Then came their ‘spin.’ Coach denied on national television that he knew about my ankle. That’s 100% inaccurate. Not only did he know I missed several games with the injury, he and I exchanged texts days before the game where he clearly acknowledged my injury.”

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