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    Thu, 22 May 2014 13:09:16

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    • Lupe Fiasco - HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Rapper Lupe Fiasco attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entetainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
    • Lupe Fiasco - HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 05: Rapper Lupe Fiasco attends Hollywood Unites for the 4th Biennial Stand Up for Cancer (SU2C), a Program of the Entetainment Industry Foundation (EFI) at the Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2014 in Hollywood, California.
    • Lupe Fiasco - LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 19: Lupe Fiasco (L) and Futura attend the Crooks & Castles X Futura Lewds Collaboration Preview Release Party Sponsored By Hennessy V.S at Known Gallery on June 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Lupe Fiasco x futbol!

    U.S. Soccer has named Lupe Fiasco the Music Director for the Men's National Team and artist Futura has been named the Art Director for the Men's National Team's 2014 FIFA World Cup campaign.

    Building on the "One Nation. One Team.," theme, Chicago-born and Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Fiasco will collaborate with U.S. Soccer in a variety of areas during the Send-Off Series and the World Cup.

    He will be creating Spotify playlists, in collaboration with his DJ group the SNDCLSH, and handle in-game music programming during the Send-Off Series.

    U.S. Soccer is working to promote Fiasco's new single, "Mission," during the Send-Off Series. The single, which is about the fight against cancer, was released on Monday. Fiasco will appear in Times Square in New York during Fan Appreciation Day on May 30, and he will hold a music set in Chicago at the U.S. Soccer Fan Fest prior to the USA's match against Ghana on June 16.

    Are you a soccer fan? Fave team?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    05.22.14



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