Axel F Theme Song 'Here We Go!': Lil Nas X Drops Electrifying Beverly Hills Cop

Lil Nas X is ready to take over the summer with an electrifying new single! The rapper unleashed the theme song for the upcoming Netflix film Beverly Hills Cop Axel F on Friday, June 28, titled "HERE WE GO!" The song pays homage to the 1984 Beverly Hills Cop film by including a sample of the original “Axel F” theme song written and performed by Harold Faltermeyer while also offering one of Lil Nas X's infectious melodies

Published Time: 29.06.2024 - 05:31:04 Modified Time: 29.06.2024 - 05:31:04

Lil Nas X is ready to take over the summer with an electrifying new single!

The rapper unleashed the theme song for the upcoming Netflix film Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F on Friday, June 28, titled "HERE WE GO!"

The song pays homage to the 1984 Beverly Hills Cop film by including a sample of the original “Axel F” theme song written and performed by Harold Faltermeyer while also offering one of Lil Nas X's infectious melodies.

Throughout the track, Lil Nas X, 25, recites confidence-building lyrics such as, "Move tell them make room / tell them make a way / tell them make a hole / Tell them boys they better hide / tell them lay low / tell them play it safe cause we don’t play at all."

Lil Nas X previously called the track one of the "best" songs he's ever created.

"So excited to release the best song of all time this friday! also sorry I’ve been so scared with my art lately. I’m coming around to myself again. I will make you guys very proud," he wrote in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, on Tuesday, June 25.

He echoed similar sentiments in an interview wit -

h Netflix, in which he expressed that working on the track was "actually kind of insane" and made him "a bit emotional."

"I’m happy to do it. I hope I’m not slaughtered by people who love the original," he added while sitting down with some of the film's stars, including Eddie MurphyandJoseph Gordon-Levitt.

The upcoming film, available to stream on Netflix on Wednesday, July 3, follows Detective Axel Foley (Murphy) "back on the beat in Beverly Hills."

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"After his daughter’s life is threatened, she (Taylour Paige) and Foley team up with a new partner (Gordon-Levitt) and old pals Billy Rosewood (Judge Reinhold) and John Taggart (John Ashton) to turn up the heat and uncover a conspiracy," a synopsis adds.

The original Beverly Hills Cop hit theaters in 1984. Beverly Hills Cop II followed in 1987, and Beverly Hills Cop III opened in 1994.

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