Herbert Grönemeyer and $oho Bani: Will they ensure the European Championship hit in 2024?

At the 2006 home World Cup, Herbert Grönemeyer (67) caused football fever in Germany with his song "Time for something to turn.

Herbert Grönemeyer and $oho Bani: Will they ensure the European Championship hit in 2024?

At the 2006 home World Cup, Herbert Grönemeyer (67) caused football fever in Germany with his song "Time for something to turn." Almost 20 years later, the musician gave the hit a new coat of paint just in time for the 2024 European Football Championship in Germany. Grönemeyer becomes the next music legend to bring a young German rapper to her side.

For the new version of “Time for something to turn,” Grönemeyer teams up with rapper $oho Bani (25). The 25-year-old announced this on February 19th with a video on his Instagram account. A first excerpt from the new song can also be heard in the clip, which will be published in its entirety on YouTube on Thursday evening (February 22nd) and will be available in stores from Friday.

Many people in Germany probably still associate "time for something to happen" with the "summer fairy tale" of the 2006 Football World Cup in Germany. The song by pop legend Grönemeyer, in collaboration with the duo Amadou

The collaboration between a German music legend and a German rapper has become a small trend in the past. Udo Lindenberg (77) and Apache 207 (26) took off with their hit “Komet”. The song has been consistently featured in the German single charts since January 2023 and gave Lindenberg the first number one hit of his career.

In May 2023, Otto Waalkes (75) reinterpreted his iconic song “Friesenjung” together with rappers Joost Klein (26) and Ski Aggu (26). This collaboration also made it to number one in the German single charts.

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