If you're one of the two billion-plus followers of soccer's 2022 World Cup in Qatar, you may have seen Senegal go down to the Netherlands 2-0. Too bad, but then again the Netherlands team was a beautiful rainbow nation of Black, brown and white players. After all, sport and music are two of the most powerful forces we have for transcending racial, political, class and religious divisions. We have just witnessed Ghana's national team lose to Portugal 3-2, a nail-biter to the finish.
As we know, music has always played a powerful role in the World Cup global extravaganza. Click here to see the Billboard rundown of what's up musically this go around for the World Cup, including "Hayya Hayya (Better Together)” featuring Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha.