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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: (L-R) Joe Trohman, Andy Hurley, Pete Wentz, and Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy pose for a photo after performing on "Today" at the NBC's TODAY Show on June 12, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Fall Out Boy has been dancing awfully close and crossing over into more than just a Top 40 rock band, and the newest video for “Champion” shows just that. 

With a collaboration of actors including Josh Brener (Silicon Valley),  Timothy Granaderos (13 Reasons Why), Ashley Iaconetti (The Bachelor), and Jaden Smith (The Get Down), the press release for the band states the videos intent of “characters embodying the song’s shared anthemic and defiant message in their own personal situations.”

Pete Wentz also is quoted saying that “I can’t think of a worse drug than fake reality…we create and can be whoever we want, yet our choices often leave us lonely and unfulfilled.”

With how many stars have spoken out against a “fake reality,” or social media addictions/fabrications, it’s safe to say it’s a current topic of interest.

The beat in the song is a lot more hip hop-esque, and the video shows the inner struggles of each character rolling through Virtual Reality, visiting different walks of life.

You can watch the video now, below:


The Press Release notes that Jaden Smith and blackbear will be opening up for Fall Out Boy’s 2017 Fall Tour, on the dates below:

Date City Venue
Friday, October 20 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
Saturday, October 21 St. Louis, MO Scottrade Center
Sunday, October 22 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Tuesday, October 24 Detroit, MI Little Caesars Arena
Wednesday, October 25 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Friday, October 27 Boston, MA TD Garden
Saturday, October 28 Brooklyn, NY Barclays Center
Sunday, October 29 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
Thursday, November 2 Fairfax, VA EagleBank Arena
Friday, November 3 Charlotte, NC Spectrum Center
Saturday, November 4 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
Sunday, November 5 Tampa, FL Amalie Arena
Tuesday, November 7 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Wednesday, November 8 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Friday, November 10 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
Sunday, November 12 Seattle, WA KeyArena
Tuesday, November 14 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
Wednesday, November 15 San Diego, CA Viejas Arena
Friday, November 17 Inglewood, CA The Forum
Saturday, November 18 Phoenix, AZ Talking Stick Resort Arena



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