The U.S. Men’s National Team for the 2014 FIFA World Cup has named Lupe Fiasco as their official Music Director. They have also named artist Futura the Art Director for the Men’s National Team’s 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign.
The announcement comes just a day after Lupe released his new single ‘Mission‘, an empowering track dedicated to those facing the deadly cancer disease. Lupe will be creating Spotify playlists, in collaboration with his DJ group the SNDCLSH, and handle in-game music programming during the Send-Off Series. In return, the US team will be promoting Lupe’s new single. He will also appear in Times Square in New York during Fan Appreciation Day on May 30 hold a music set in Chicago at the U.S. Soccer Fan Fest prior to USA’s match against Ghana on June 16.