Swizz Beats to remix knicks theme song
“It’s showtime!” XXLMag.com has learned that the New York Knicks tapped Swizz Beatz to upgrade their longtime theme song, “Go NY Go.”
Following in [Only registered and activated users can see images. Click Here To Register...]‘s footsteps, Swizz was asked to bring his signature sound to NY’s famed basketball team.
Asked how the deal came about, the superproducer’s rep told XXL: “[Swizz] is from from the Bronx. [The Knicks] always try to get people that have that connection, people who they feel could really pay homage ’cause they represent that culture. Plus, [with] the new sizzle that they have with Carmelo [Anthony] and Amare [Stoudemire], they want to give people an updated but still vintage song that reflects the old [song]. It’s just a lil’ more spicy.”
The track is set to premiere in time for the playoffs, which begins on Saturday, April 16. Swizz is also set to film a short video for the theme along with several of the Knicks all-stars this week, that will appear on the MSG network shortly. —Jesse Gissen
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NICE! cant wait to hear it should be fresh, gotta love swizz