Music stars Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will headline the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl LVI Halftime Present subsequent yr, the NFL introduced Thursday.
The 5 musicians — who collectively have been awarded 43 Grammys and created 22 No. 1 Billboard albums — will unite on stage for the primary time on Feb. 13, 2022, for Tremendous Bowl 56, to be hosted at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
The present will probably be produced by Roc Nation, the leisure firm based by Jay-Z.
Within the launch asserting the present, Jay-Z stated, “Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Lengthy Seaside and Kendrick Lamar, a younger musical pioneer in his personal proper, additionally from Compton, will take middle area for a efficiency of a lifetime.”
“They are going to be joined by the lyrical genius, Eminem and the timeless Queen, Mary J. Blige,” he continued. “That is the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present. That is historical past within the making.”
Dre emerged from the West Coast gangster rap scene alongside Eazy-E and Ice Dice to assist kind the group N.W.A., which made a serious mark within the hip-hop tradition and music business with controversial lyrics within the late Nineteen Eighties.
Dre is accountable for bringing forth rap stars equivalent to Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent and Lamar. Dre additionally produced Blige’s No. 1 hit tune “Household Affair.”
“The chance to carry out on the Tremendous Bowl Halftime present, and to do it in my very own yard, will probably be one of many largest thrills of my profession,” Dr. Dre stated within the launch.
The seven-time Grammy winner added that their halftime efficiency will probably be an “unforgettable cultural second.”
The Tremendous Bowl returns to the Los Angeles space for the primary time since 1993. It’s the third yr of collaboration between the NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation.
Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Blige and Lamar be a part of an inventory of celebrated musicians who’ve performed throughout Tremendous Bowl halftime reveals, together with Beyoncé, Madonna, Coldplay, Katy Perry, U2, Girl Gaga, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and most lately The Weeknd.
The Tremendous Bowl will probably be broadcast on NBC and Telemundo, and stream on Peacock. NBC Common, which operates NBC, Telemundo and Peacock, can be the mother or father firm of NBC Information.
The Related Press contributed.