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Jay Z and Rihanna’s “Run This Town” is Thursday Night Football’s new theme song

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Rihanna may have given the “ch’ya right” face to the NFL when they asked her to pay for the privilege of being the Super Bowl Halftime Show, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be hearing RiRi this football season. CBS and NFL Network have announced that she and Jay Z will perform their smash hit “Run This Town” as the new theme song for Thursday Night Football.

The 2009 track from Jay’s The Blueprint 3 will soundtrack a unique opening each week featuring customized narration from Golden Globe-winning actor Don Cheadle. All three megastars filmed the opening in an airline hanger with director/producer Pete Radovich. Your first chance to see the intro pump up the Thursday night audience will be on September 11th when the Baltimore Ravens take on the Pittsburgh Steelers (do work, Antonio Brown! #TeamBatAffleck).

In case you forgot what the ubiquitous single sounds like, here’s a reminder:

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