Champion is the new single song by American hip hop/neo soul band The Roots which was released via itunes on may 24th 2016 Digitally. With a theme of the NBA Finals behind them, listen as The Roots deliver a motivational record that finds the Philly legends “moving like champions” in the process. Better get used to it because its going to be everywhere in your NBA commercials moving forward.
“Champion” speaks to the “blood, sweat and tears” required to become the best in the world. “Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up,” says Black Thought in the song’s opening. Larry Bird’s celebratory towel wave and Kobe and Shaq’s embrace following their first title. Stephen Curry, LeBron James, Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade and Paul Pierce also celebrate NBA championships in the spot.
Release Date : May 24th 2016