An unlikely collaboration between Lil Baby and legendary gospel artist Kirk Franklin brings a sweet new single to the upcoming one Space Jam: A New Legacy Movie.
On Friday (May 21), Lil Baby and Kirk Franklin released their joint track “We Win (Space Jam: A New Legacy)”. The new song should be part of the new one Space Jam: A New Legacy Soundtrack due June 9th. The new film stars NBA all-star LeBron James and the Looney Tunes Gear.
On the new track, Baby and Franklin make a sacred sacrifice over the beat produced by Just Blaze. Franklin’s glorious voice leads a choir that follows his lead, while Lil Baby delivers not one but two outstanding verses.
While a singing choir and church organs can often be heard on hip-hop records, the 26-year-old Atlanta native provides motivational bars explaining victory over his past obstacles. “We’ll be better than ever / We promised we could do it together / And I won’t break my word / I just wish I could fly like a bird,” baby knocks over the harmonious sounds of the choir in the background .
The continuation of the original Space JamThe film, which starred NBA legend Michael Jordan and was released in November 1996, is due to hit HBO Max and in theaters on July 16. The film features LeBron, actors Don Cheadle, Kris Davis, Sonequa Martin-Green, Zendaya, and more at the center of the film.
The new song comes as Lil Baby prepares to release his collaborative album with Lil Durk. The voice of the heroeswhich was originally supposed to fall on May 28th but has since been postponed.
Below, listen to “We Win (Space Jam: A New Legacy)” by Kirk Franklin and Lil Baby.
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