Following in the footsteps of Jay Z, Lebron James will curate the 20-song-soundtrack of the upcoming “NBA 2K14.” Lebron will also be working double duty as the game’s cover boy.
James said in a statement that he is honored to be the first cover athlete to choose songs for the soundtrack.
“2K is letting me take control of some important elements in NBA 2K14, including this year’s soundtrack,” James said. “I love that I’m the first NBA 2K cover athlete to choose the soundtrack.”
Some of the songs featured on the game’s soundtrack are Drake’s “Started From The Bottom,” Phil Collins’ “In the Air Tonight,”- which was the Miami Heat’s opening theme song- Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky,” featuring Pharrell Williams and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Can’t Hold Us,” with Ray Dalton. Other artist featured are Jay-Z, Coldplay, Robin Thicke, The Black Keys, Eminem, Fly Union, Gorillaz, Imagine Dragons, Jada Kiss, John Legend, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Kendrick Lamar, Nas and Diddy.
The release date is October 1st.