FIFA has announced that Will Smith will be singing the official song for 2018 World Cup in Russia with fellow artistes Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi.
The Hollywood actor and rapper Smith, and American singer Jam together with Kosovar musician Istrefi have collaborated on the song, titled ‘Live It Up’.
According to the football governing body, the three-man line-up will perform at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow before the final on July 15 and the song, produced by American DJ Diplo, will be officially released on Friday.
‘As part of another exciting collaboration between FIFA and Sony Music, Will Smith, Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi will perform Live It Up, the official song of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia,’ FIFA announced in a statement.
‘Fans will have enough time to learn the lyrics as Live It Up will be released on multiple streaming platforms this Friday, May 25. The FIFA World Cup official music video will be available as of June 7.’