World Debut: “Illini Anthem”
"Illini Anthem" is a contender for the University of Illinois' new potential fight song. The song celebrates diversity and inclusivity by incorperating hip-hop into its sound. To hear more about the process of creating it and changing traditions, The 21st was joined by the collaborators on the track.
Jarrel Young, Artist, MSW Student UIUC '22
Jeff Sposato, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign School of Music Director
Barry L Houser, Illini Marching Band Director, Band Professor
Tune into WILL AM 580 @willpublicmedia Thursday Aug 5 at 11 am to hear the premiere of the “Illini Anthem” a new tradition in Illini Pride including interviews with @jarrelyoungmusic @theletterlbeats @illinoismusic Director Jeff Sposato @marchingillini Director Barry Houser pic.twitter.com/Iwlu6FUVEu— Illinois Music (@IllinoisMusic) August 3, 2021
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