"Rolling Rock": A soccer spoken-word essay by Marc Bamuthi Joseph

This week, we're celebrating the connection between music and MLS in advance of the inaugural MLS Summer Beat, a concert series over Memorial Day weekend that features Mike WiLL Made-It, Robert DeLong, and Nortec Collective Presents Bostich + Fussible, who will be coming to Atlanta, Seattle and San Jose, respectively.

"Rolling Rock" was written & performed by Marc Bamuthi Joseph, an award-winning poet and performer. His latest work, /peh-LO-tah/, is a multi-dimensional performance work that links culture and sport to the complexities of soccer as a conduit for both global joy and global corruption.