ESPN is teaming up with Drake, who will curate music for the network’s Monday Night Football games, after disclosing the release date of his highly anticipated ‘Certified Lover Boy’ album on Sportscenter.
The rapper will choose music “that reflects the energy, intensity, and storylines” of select Monday Night Football games, according to ESPN, which announced the news on social media.
ESPN’s vice president of sports marketing, Emeka Ofodile in a statement said:
Now we are here…the kickoff of the football season. And who better to curate music for Monday Night Football than Drake who sits firmly at the intersection of music and sports.
We couldn’t be more excited for this upcoming collaboration. The music curator role has been a big hit with our fans with Diplo and DJ Khaled in previous years and this season, we will be living inside the moment with Drake as our NFL on ESPN soundtrack.
Drake’s most recent releases, a few of his oldies, and songs from artists of his choice will all be included.
ESPN announces Monday Night Football music collab with award-winning artist @Drake
— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) September 7, 2021