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Wale to appear with The Street Profits on this week's NXT


A celebrity appearance has been added to this week's episode of NXT.

Wale posted a tweet today announcing that he'll be appearing with The Street Profits (Angelo Dawkins & Montez Ford) tomorrow: "breaking news I’ll be on @WWENXT tmrw on @USA_Network at 8pm ... we gettin to it .. wit @AngeloDawkins an @MontezFordWWE. Please believe we want all the smoke!!!"

The Street Profits are getting their rematch for Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish's NXT Tag Team titles on the episode. 

Wale is a rapper and professional wrestling fan who has appeared on WWE programming in the past. He hosted a rap battle between The New Day and The Usos on an episode of SmackDown in 2017 and did commentary on a 205 Live episode last year.

Wale has also hosted WaleMania events during WrestleMania weekend and has been a guest on Wrestling Observer Live.

The NXT appearance comes in advance of Wale's next album being released on October 11.

Tomorrow's NXT is going head-to-head with the premiere of AEW Dynamite. NXT will have "limited commercial interruption." Here's what's been announced for the episode:

  • NXT Champion Adam Cole defending against Matt Riddle
  • NXT Women's Champion Shayna Baszler defending against Candice LeRae
  • NXT Tag Team Champions Kyle O'Reilly & Bobby Fish defending against The Street Profits
  • Johnny Gargano vs. Shane Thorne
  • Velveteen Dream appearing