do it for the birds breland

Despite living in Nashville, country/hip-hop musician Breland was raised in New Jersey, which is located directly across the river from Philadelphia. He loves the Eagles, of course, and on Friday he joined Andie Summers of Philly, the 2022 CMA Award-winning DJ of country radio 92. 5 WXTU will release a teaser video in advance of the Eagles’ game against the Chiefs in Super Bowl LVII on Sunday.

Another connection between country music and Super Bowl LVII is that, for the third consecutive year, a country singer will play the national anthem. This year, Chris Stapleton will take the stage in lieu of Mickey Guyton, who performed last year, and Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan in 2021.

However, fans of the Eagles will enjoy a few throwback references, such as one to the late wide receiver Freddie Mitchell and the adored “Weapon X,” Brian Dawkins. Fred-Ex even makes an appearance in the video.

Breland, who gained popularity in 2019 with the viral hit “My Truck,” has emerged as a go-to partner in the country music industry, working with Lady A, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, and other Nashville celebrities on their singles. He made an appearance on Dierks Bentley’s No. 1 hit song “Beers on Me” in 2021. Breland revealed last week the details of his second annual “Breland The show, which is scheduled for April 4th, features guests like Ingrid Andress, Alana Springsteen, Tenille Townes, Gary LeVox, and Ashley Cooke and benefits Nashville’s Oasis Center, a youth services organization.

“Do It for the Birds,” a production by Nashville-based 10:10 Creative (whose director Steve Jawn directed videos by Old Dominion and Miranda Lambert), combines footage of fervent Eagles supporters in action with a home video of Breland rapping. “Gotta do it for the Birds/this goes out to Sirianni/Mr. Breland cries, “Jalen Hurts,” addressing the team’s star quarterback and coach Nick Sirianni. The intensity of his flow will appeal to even Chiefs supporters. (OK, maybe not…).