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Fans in Boston turn up to see Lil Nas X, Chase Rice sing 'Old Town Road'

Rapper, country artist performed at City Hall Plaza before Game 1

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Lil Nas X took his horse to the Stanley Cup Final.

The rapper wowed fans by performing his smash hit "Old Town Road" alongside Chase Rice at Boston's City Hall Plaza before Game 1 between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues on Monday.

An estimated 15,000 fans watched the pre-game concert.

Tweet from @LilNasX: it feels like the first performance every single time!! pic.twitter.com/rkXj92hw78

Lil Nas X, 20, has achieved critical acclaim and viral fame with his hit rap/country song, which was originally recorded with Billy Ray Cyrus. Clad in a white cowboy hat, black and white boots and personalized No. 7 Bruins jersey, he got an up-close meeting with the Stanley Cup before settling into his seats.

Tweet from @LilNasX: y���all mind if i steal this ?! pic.twitter.com/rtV2HFc47o

His horse was not in attendance, but he did sign a Bruins fan's face.

Tweet from @LilNasX: pic.twitter.com/ddiAMM0lih

Lil Nas X even met some street performers who were playing his song while leaving TD Garden after Boston's 4-2 win.

Tweet from @LilNasX: i was leaving the game and they pulled me to the side and killed it!!! wow pic.twitter.com/jCU4v2pQE4

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