ESPN is all in on Drake and his new album. A few weeks back Drake revealed the release date of his new “Certified Lover Boy” album on “SportsCenter,” it was designed to appear like Drake hacked the network.
Drake Appeared to Hack SportsCenter to Drop New Album Release https://t.co/jTDaz5wBCn
— SideAction (@SideActionHQ) August 28, 2021
Now the Disney Owned network has announced that it will work with Drake throughout the entire NFL season to curate music for their Monday Night Football games.
“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,” said Emeka Ofodile, Vice President of Sports Marketing, ESPN. “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.”
See the press release below:
ESPN announces Monday Night Football music collab with award-winning artist @Drake
— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) September 7, 2021
ESPN will allow Drake to choose music that “encapsulates both the energy and mood” of the games.
Of course Drake’s most recent releases will also be featured.
Drake loves his ties to the sports world.
He’s a Certified Fan Boy.