Forward of his two-night efficiency at Mohegan Solar Enviornment in Uncasville, CT on Kane Brown‘s Blessed and Free tour, Walker Hayes spent the day within the space entertaining his six children at a close-by trampoline park, stuffed with go-karts, video games and extra. “Right here, it’s so enjoyable, and it’s enjoyable to go do issues to get the vitality out,” the singer sat with HollywoodLife backstage forward of the present. “It’s been the most important blessing, I simply get to take them in every single place.” Later within the night, Walker’s wolf pack joined him on stage for his No. 1 radio hit “Fancy Like,” and confirmed off their strikes.
Recall, over a yr in the past when the tune was launched within the midst of the pandemic, Walker and his eldest daughter Lela Hayes took to TikTok with a dance problem for followers, and it shortly went viral. “It was wild. It was one thing we did for enjoyable. I by no means would have suspected I’d be the TikTok man!” he laughed. “I’ve a love-hate relationship with TikTok. A few of it, I’m identical to, ‘That is horrible,’ however then a few of it, I’m like, ‘Man, that is actually inventive and healthful and good for the world.”
He admitted that together with his new single, “Ya’ll Life,” he and Lela will not be dropping a dance to associate with it, however they’ll “all the time have ‘Fancy Like.’” “That’s our legacy,” he gushed. Walker added that “Fancy Like” going viral on TikTok did actually “assist with ‘AA’” and “translate to radio play.”
The nation star additionally reacted to the AA (Alcoholics Nameless) group’s response to his upbeat single, which particulars his urge to drink as he tries to be the perfect dad he will be and hold his marriage alive. Walker, who’s sober, laughed, telling HL, “I like AA! However let’s return to the primary beer you ever had …Was your objective to finish up in rehab in the future? I used to be making an attempt to narrate to most individuals, who in all probability haven’t gotten to the purpose the place they’re like, ‘I’ve an issue.’ However I’m actually vocal about that. I’m a wonderful drinker, that’s why I needed to cease!”
Forward of the discharge of his upcoming album Nation Stuff: The Album, Walker continued, “I like consuming songs. I like them, I like to jot down them. Look, if it’s human, I wish to write it, and alcoholism is human, so I’m gonna write either side.” On the identical time, he stated, “When somebody in restoration or fascinated about it approaches me, all of my consideration goes there, as a result of that’s means larger than proper now and being well-known.”