Will Smith, Nicky Jam to perform official song for World Cup 2018: Hollywood actor Will Smith and Nicky Jam have been locked in to perform the official song for World Cup 2018, which is set to be released on Friday.
Will Smith, Nicky Jam to perform official song for World Cup 2018
According to multiple reports Nicky Jam’s manager, Smith is in Budapest with Nicky Jam putting the “final touches” on the Diplo-produced track.
Kosovo singer Era Istrefi will also reportedly be featured on the Diplo-produced track.
With the World Cup less than a month away, countries are announcing their squads and getting their players ready for one of the biggest sporting events of the year.
However, no World Cup can be complete without an anthem that will have the spectators singing along the entire summer.
According to Billboard, the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star will be teaming up with singer-songwriter Nicky Jam and Kosovo singer Era Istrefi.
The news was first reported by Vibe and Colombian radio station W Radio and confirmed independently by Billboard with sources close to the project.
According to an interview with Nicky Jam manager Juan Diego Medina that aired on W Radio, Nicky Jam and Smith were in Budapest putting final touches to the song which will come out on May 25.
Past anthems for the World Cup include Shakira’s “Waka Waka” and Ricky Martin’s “The Cup of Life.”
FIFA World Cup 2018 will take place from June 14 to July 15 in Russia.