Nike & Chance The Rapper Create An Ode To USA Basketball [@chancetherapper] Brandon Caldwell August 10, 2016 Flicks, Music, News Chance The Rapper adds to his impressive summer with a patriotic collaboration. The 31st modern Olympiad has already gained its fair share of heroes. The USA Gymnastics team won the team competition yesterday in record breaking fashion. Michael Phelps continues to be the greatest swimmer the world’s ever produced with his now 21 gold medals and counting. Not to be left out, the USA men’s & women’s basketball squads get their own highlight package via a short film. Nike decided to tap Chance The Rapper for a new song, “We The People” in honor of Team USA. The short film for Nike’s ‘Together Unlimited’ campaign highlights some of Team USA’s best and brightest. It also includes regular folks who, “push their limits daily — and who are poised to prove their unlimited potential this summer on the world’s largest stages.” Backed by a piano melody similar to the one he employed for a tribute to Muhammad Ali, Chano shines. His lyrics heap praise upon the heroes of the hardwood while also pushing for greatness on a simpler scale. “We want some heroes in our story, We need highlights for a night like, We need glory for a while,We want results, we want results,” he raps. As the song plays images of Team USA luminaries such as DeMarcus Cousins, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, Elena Delle Donne, Maya Moore, Tamika Catchings & others illuminate on a city building, taking the floor and putting in the work. The timing of “We The People” and the short film are perfect. Both men’s & women’s teams are back in action Wednesday with the women playing Serbia & the men playing Australia. Both teams are more than heavy favorites to take home gold. With Chance The Rapper’s blessing, they’ll probably coast to another dominate gold medal victory. Share this:TweetShare on Tumblr Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.