Matata’s song picked as EA Sports FIFA official soundtrack

Matata, the Kenyan Afro-pop sensation, is set to make history as their hit track “Not Today” has been selected as the official soundtrack for the highly anticipated EA Sports FIFA 24.

The soundtrack is set to be released on September 29 with the fete viewed as a milestone that will propel the group to international stardom.

On September 20, Matata took to X (formerly Twitter) to share the exciting news with their fans. The post read, “We Matata are set to make history as our track ‘Not Today’ is picked as the official soundtrack in the new EA SPORTS FC 24 (formerly FIFA) dropping September 29! Dreams do come true, and ours has become a reality. This achievement surpasses any plans we had for our music. We are still in disbelief!”

The announcement has been met with an outpouring of support and enthusiasm from Matata’s dedicated fanbase and the music community at large. Matata, whose music fuses elements of Afro-pop, dancehall, and reggae, has been on the rise since their formation in 2014. 

The FIFA soundtrack has long been a coveted platform for artists to gain exposure on a global scale. Matata’s inclusion in the EA Sports FIFA 24 soundtrack marks a significant milestone in their career, as their music will be heard by millions of gamers and music enthusiasts worldwide.

As Matata’s star continues to rise, their journey from Kenya to global recognition serves as an inspiring testament to the power of dreams and the ability of music to bridge cultures and bring people together. 

For Matata and their fans, it’s a momentous occasion and a clear demonstration of their potential on a global scale.