The Game

Album: Beats of the Beautiful Game (2014)

Songfacts®:

  • Kelly Rowland recorded this song for Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game, a collection of 11 anthem-like songs and short films released for the 2014 Brazil World Cup.

    "I was immediately attracted to 'The Game' because I can identify with its theme of overcoming challenges and finding your voice," said Rowland. "It's a very important message and I'm honored to partner with Pepsi on a project that brings the worlds of music, sports, and film together. As an artist - and a huge film and sports fan - it's been an incredible experience."
  • The song's visual was filmed by Spike Lee, whose other music clips on his resume include Michael Jackson's "They Don't Care About Us" and Eminem's "Headlights." The short film shows a soccer-loving young Brazilian boy journeying to the World Cup.

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