Star rapper, Gims formalized his presence at the World Cup final in Qatar. A decision that obviously elicited not all positive comments.
With several million followers on social networks, and enormous popularity, Gims is an artist who counts, this is probably what convinced the organizers of the 2022 World Cup to entrust him with one of the official songs of the competition which begins this Sunday with the Qatar-Ecuador match. Better still for the Franco-Congolese star, he will be present for the show which will take place during the final on December 18 in Doha. It was Gims himself who announced this to his fans. ” End of suspense I am happy to announce that I will perform in the final of the World Cup live from Doha on December 18, for Congo for France for history… “Warned the rapper, who had notably played a similar role during a final of the Coupe de la Ligue in 2016. This announcement made those who love Gims happy, but not all.
Gims pulls off a masterstroke in Qatar
End of suspense I am happy to announce that I will perform in the final of the World Cup live in Doha on December 18, for Congo for France for history… ⚔️🌍⚔️
— GIMS (@GIMS) November 20, 2022
And given his popularity on social networks, the artist took sometimes negative comments following the confirmation that he would be in Qatar during the World Cup final, and especially that he supported France and the congo. ” He will sing for France to retry his chance to have the nationality », « The artists refuse en masse on principle … And then there is Gims who wants his check », « Perform, you don’t think the French team has enough injuries like that, the only thing you’ll manage to perforate are our eardrums », « A Congolese will have put at least one foot in cdm c already that “, all this in the midst of much more virulent political messages given the situation in Congo and the muscular positions taken by Gims.