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Country singer Kane Brown opens the year by sporting a Gonzaga shirt in video posted to Twitter

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 11:38 p.m.

In a screengrab of a Twitter video posted on Kane Brown’s Twitter account, Kane Brown sports a Gonzaga T-shirt. (Twitter)
In a screengrab of a Twitter video posted on Kane Brown’s Twitter account, Kane Brown sports a Gonzaga T-shirt. (Twitter)
From staff reports

In a Twitter video posted on Friday, up-and-coming country singer Kane Brown wore a Nike “We are Gonzaga” T-shirt while singing what he hinted would be a collaboration with singer Khalid. Dozens of Bulldog fans replied to his tweet with excitement that he had sported Zags gear.

Twitter user @myhartisfull said “ZAGS!!!! OMG I didn’t think I could love you more but I <3 GU #GoZags.”

It is possible that his apparel came straight from the source: Brown has visited Spokane in the past, as part of Jason Aldean’s They Don’t Know Tour which stopped in Spokane in September 2017. Less than a year later, he played as the headliner at Northern Quest as a stop on his Live Forever Tour.

Brown launched his career in 2014 through social media, Rolling Stone reported, ultimately using popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter to raise the funds for his first EP, Closer. Since then, Brown has had a meteoric raise to fame, releasing since “Used to Love You Sober” in 2015 and album “Kane Brown” in 2016. Most recently, Brown released the album “Experiment” in 2018.

At the 2018 County Music Awards, Brown received the prize for “Collaborative Video of the Year” for his video “What Ifs” with Lauren Alaina. The video also received a nomination for “Video of the Year,” but the prize ultimately went to Blake Shelton for his music video “I’ll Name The Dogs.”

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