Original article by Greg Rappaport, Pacers.com Writer.
On Wednesday night, the Pacers unveiled their intro video for the 2017-18 season, featuring the hit song “You Can’t Stop Me” by rapper Andy Mineo.
For those unfamiliar with Mineo’s work, the New York-based Christian hip hop artist is one of the hottest names in the industry, whose 2015 album “Uncomfortable” rose up the charts to become the No. 1 independent record in the country.
The song from Mineo featured in the Pacers intro, “You Can’t Stop Me”, is no stranger to the sports world. It won an ESPN Whammy Award for being Major League Baseball’s most popular walk up song in 2015. When asked if he had any idea that the song would be used so heavily in professional sports, Mineo explained that he actually had sports highlights in mind while recording it.
“It’s just kind of an anthem that everyone can relate to,” Mineo told ESPN. “Facing self-doubt, fear, and working through that and saying, ‘The only thing that can stop us is ourselves.'”
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