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Started from the bottom, now he’s taking over “Monday Night Football” … ’cause Drake is teaming up with ESPN to curate music for the upcoming season!!
The announcement just dropped minutes ago … with the network saying the 6 God will be in charge of the aux cord for 10 games throughout the 2021-22 campaign.
ESPN says Drake will feature his newest songs and possibly some classics … and while he has more than enough tracks to fill that demand, he’ll also feature some other artists worthy of getting exposure.
Of course, this isn’t the first collab between Drake and ESPN — he “hacked” into “SportsCenter” last month to share the release date for his newest album, “Certified Lover Boy,” … which is doing record-breaking numbers in its first week.
Did Drake just announce Certified Lover Boy’s release date of next Friday on SportsCenter? 😳pic.twitter.com/nTq3s4OvpM
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“Now we are here … the kickoff of the football season,” ESPN’s VP of Sports Marketing, Emeka Ofodile, said Tuesday. “And, who better to curate music for Monday Night Football than Drake, who sits firmly at the intersection of music and sports.”
BTW — Drake is a massive sports fanatic and can be spotted passionately cheering at sporting events … so it’s a safe bet he’ll put that same energy into his new gig.
“We couldn’t be more excited for this upcoming collaboration,” Ofodile added.
Big names like Diplo and DJ Khaled have shared music duties in previous years … which ESPN said was a “big hit.”
Now, it’s time for the Drakeover … and for anyone who’s not a fan, ya may wanna have that mute button ready … ’cause we’re expecting a LOT of Champagne Papi.