The relationship between football and Nigerian music has recently blossomed, and Pheelz, a Nigerian singer and music producer, considers the popularity of his hit song, Finesse, which is now used at a player’s unveiling, just like Odumodublvk’s “Declan Rice.” This growing connection between football and Nigerian music highlights music’s cultural influence on the sport. Incorporating popular Nigerian songs into player unveilings demonstrates the power of music in enhancing the overall fan experience and creating a sense of unity between the football and entertainment industries.
Additionally, making an even bigger impression, Afrobeats icons Davido and Burna Boy graced the stages of the Champions League finals in Istanbul and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, respectively. Afrobeats and sports continue to blend, and the result mesmerizes audiences everywhere. These joint endeavours are an excellent example of Afrobeats’ broad reach, solidifying its genre position that profoundly connects with various worldwide audiences.
The English football team Chelsea announced the signing of Caicedo, their newest singing and the most expensive signing of this transfer window in the EPL, with one of Pheelz’s most well-known records, on Monday, August 14. This developing relationship between Nigerian music and football emphasizes how influential and culturally significant music is to the game. The use of well-known songs like “Declan Rice” and “Finesse” during player introductions shows how music has merged with football to create a distinctive and exciting atmosphere for spectators worldwide.
It’s only ever been Chelsea. pic.twitter.com/LCYf6A2BQr
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 14, 2023
The announcement video shared on social media used Pheelz’s track “Finesse,” much to the surprise and delight of fans worldwide. Pheelz jumped on the X app, once known as Twitter, to show his joy at the news.
Not @ChelseaFC using my song to announce the most expensive signing in the EPL right now! BURST MY HEAD 😫🤟🏾🌎
— Pheelz🐘🤟🏾 (@Pheelz) August 14, 2023