The Super Bowl halftime show in Los Angeles will function Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar and Snoop Dogg, plus rapper Eminem and R&B singer Mary J. Blige.
The star-packed lineup makes hip-hop the main focus of the halftime extravaganza, anticipated to appeal to a U.S. tv viewers of round 100 million individuals. Some rap musicians have appeared prior to now however shared the stage with rock and pop acts.
“We appreciate the NFL for even entertaining hip-hop because we know a lot of people didn’t want hip hop on stage. We’re here now and there ain’t nothing you can do about it,” Snoop Dogg stated on Thursday at a dialogue in entrance of media with Blige and Dr. Dre.
Searching for to attraction to a broad viewers, the Nationwide Soccer League had usually turned to rock and pop acts prior to now, together with Paul McCartney, Madonna, Prince and Justin Timberlake.
“Hip-hop is the biggest genre of music on the planet right now, so it’s crazy that it took all of this time for us to be recognized,” Dr. Dre stated.
“I think we’re going to go on and do a fantastic show. And we’re going to do it so big that they can’t deny us any more in the future,” he added, saying he hoped the efficiency would create alternatives for different rap musicians.
The 5 artists that can carry out Sunday have a whole of 43 Grammys, and 22 No. 1 Billboard albums.
Dr. Dre stated he was thrilled that he’ll carry out in his hometown in a sport that includes native staff the Los Angeles Rams, who might be battling the Cincinnati Bengals.
“I’m not trying to be egotistical,” he stated. “But who else could do this show in LA?”