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