Arsenal unveiled their new signing, Declan Rice, on Saturday with a unique twist. The club used a song by Nigerian rapper Odumodublvck, titled “Declan Rice,” in the video announcing the midfielder’s arrival.
The song, which was released earlier this year, has become a viral hit among Arsenal fans. The lyrics praise Rice’s skills and his potential to become one of the best midfielders in the world.
Odumodublvck was thrilled that his song was used for Rice’s unveiling. He took to Twitter to express his gratitude, saying, “NO JESUS NO SUCCESS,” ”ALL GLORY TO THE MOST HIGH.”
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The use of the song was a creative way for Arsenal to announce their new signing. It showed that the club is aware of Rice’s popularity among fans, and it also helped to generate excitement for his arrival.
The song has been met with mixed reactions from fans. Some have praised the club for its creativity, while others have criticized the lyrics for being violent. However, the song has undoubtedly helped to raise Rice’s profile in Nigeria, and it is sure to be a popular chant at Arsenal games in the coming years.
What does this mean for the future of Nigerian music in football?
The use of Odumodublvck’s song for Declan Rice’s unveiling is a significant moment for Nigerian music in football. It shows that Nigerian artists are now being recognized by major clubs, and it could lead to more opportunities for Nigerian music in the future.
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in Nigerian music among football fans around the world. This is due in part to the success of Nigerian players in the Premier League and other top European leagues. As a result, there is now a demand for Nigerian music at football matches.
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The use of Odumodublvck’s song for Declan Rice’s unveiling could help to further legitimize Nigerian music in football. It could also lead to more clubs using Nigerian music at their matches, which would give Nigerian artists a wider platform to showcase their talents.
It is still too early to say what the long-term impact of this will be, but it is clear that this is a positive development for Nigerian music in football.