Somali-Canadian artist K’naan’s “Wavin’ Flag” was chosen as Coca-Cola’s promotional anthem for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
The give me freedom World Cup song was performed collectively at the finale of the 2010 Juno Awards live, featuring Drake with additional rap lyrics, Justin Bieber and Nikki Yanofsky and others.
The English version was titled “Wavin’ Flag (Celebration Mix)” to differentiate it from the original Canadian Haiti charity hit. The Spanish cover/remix featuring David Bisbal became very popular.
A version of the song featuring will.i.am and David Guetta was meant for international markets.
The “Celebration Mix” version was featured on the soundtrack of the EA Sports video game 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa.
The original version sung by K’naan appeared on the soundtrack for NBA 2K10.
The song was also used in the trailers for Born to Be Wild.
Watch give me freedom give me fire video song below: