Hip-hop will be front and center at next year’s big game!
The first Super Bowl to be held in Los Angeles this century will feature a halftime show with some of the genre’s most iconic acts.
Thursday (September 30), Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation announced that the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show will include performances by California natives Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar. Eminem and Mary J. Blige will also hit the stage.
All five artists combined have 43 Grammys and are responsible for 19 No.1 Billboard albums.
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Dr. Dre says this Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show is a homecoming for himself, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar.
“The opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show, and to do it in my own backyard, will be one of the biggest thrills of my career,” said Dr. Dre in an official statement. “I’m grateful to JAY-Z, Roc Nation, the NFL, and Pepsi as well as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar for joining me in what will be an unforgettable cultural moment.”
This show will be the third Super Bowl Halftime Show in collaboration with Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation.
“On February 13, 2022, at the Super Bowl LVI in Inglewood, California, in the new SoFi Stadium, Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Long Beach and Kendrick Lamar, a young musical pioneer in his own right, also from Compton, will take center field for a performance of a lifetime,” Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter said in a statement. “They will be joined by the lyrical genius, Eminem, and the timeless Queen, Mary J. Blige. This is the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. This is history in the making.”
Not only is this history in the making for the artists, but a huge win for hip hop! Who are you most excited to see perform?
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