Sha’Carri Richardson comes back on the track to a place to Kanye westis the highly anticipated new music.
A Beats by Dre commercial that aired in Game 6 of the 2021 NBA Finals on Tuesday, July 20 included a new song by Kanye, titled “No Child Left Behind.” The ad featured slow-motion footage of sprinter Sha’Carri preparing for a race, running and then looking up at the sky.
“He worked miracles on me,” Kanye sang in the one-minute video.
The spot featured the official announcement that the 44-year-old rapper’s tenth studio album, DONDA, will be released on Friday July 23. This follows a listening event broadcast live on Apple Music from Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Thursday, July 22 at 8 p.m. ET.
Sha’Carri made headlines earlier this month when she was not selected for the U.S. 4×100-meter relay team ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, despite winning the 100-meter in the June Olympic trials. The 21-year-old track star was suspended a month after testing positive for marijuana, putting her in violation of the 2021 World Anti-Doping Code.