– Nigerian music has once again been recognised on big platforms across the world
– Talented music stars, Burna Boy, Fireboy and Rema’s songs have been enlisted to be on the new FIFA 21 soundtrack
– The playlist for the football game was released by Electronic Arts (EA)
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Football is one thing that unites people across the globe, same as music. So it comes as no surprise that these two great tools for unity also go hand in hand to please fans.
It has been gathered that songs by some Nigerian music stars have been enlisted as soundtracks for FIFA 21, a popular football video game.
A division of Electronic Arts (EA), recently released a list of music artistes selected for the FIFA 21 project and it included established musicians as well as talented newbies in the industry.
Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy, Fireboy and Rema’s songs included in soundtracks for FIFA 21.
Photos: @fireboydml. @heisrema. @burnaboygram / IG.
Nigerian star, Fireboy’s club banger, Scatter, was announced as one of the official tracks for the video game. The deal was reportedly negotiated by Empire publishing and YBNL.
Scatter is a track off Fireboy DML’s Laughter, Tears, and Goosebumps album.
The fast-rising singer took to his Twitter page to share the good news. He posted a tweet showing that his song was part of the official soundtracks for FIFA 21.
See his post below:
This reportedly made Fireboy the only Nigerian-based musician to be featured on the in-game soundtrack.
Another Nigerian star, Rema’s Beamer was also part of the FIFA 21 project. His song was to entertain fans on the VOLTA or street soccer mode of the game.
British-Nigerian star, Dave’s song titled Location with Grammy-nominated Nigerian star, Burna Boy was also on the street soccer mode of the game.
Other Nigerians on the list include Ms Banks and Nnena.
See tweet below:
In other news, Bioreports reported that American rapper, Kanye West, vowed to give back his artistes the 50% share he had of their masters.
The rapper spoke further on this on his interview with Billboard. According to him, music labels can’t have old rules to new games.
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