Eminem, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige to perform at Super Bowl

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Sept 30 (Reuters) – Rappers Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Dr Dre and Snoop Dogg, together with R&B singer Mary J. Blige will play the halftime present at subsequent yr’s Super Bowl in southern California, the National Football League (NFL) introduced on Thursday.

“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,” Dr. Dre mentioned in a press release.

The sport can be performed on Feb.13 within the Los Angeles suburb of Inglewood. Dre, Lamar and Snoop Dogg are all natives of the world.

The 5 artists have a complete of 43 Grammys, and 19 No. 1 Billboard albums.

Rapper Jay-Z, whose Roc Nation group helps to put the present collectively, mentioned in a press release the efficiency by the 5 could be “history in the making.”

The Super Bowl is essentially the most watched TV broadcast yearly, drawing an viewers of about 100 million folks and attracting the world’s high music expertise.

This yr Canadian artist The Weeknd was the performer, regardless of the coronavirus pandemic, whereas in 2020 Jennifer Lopez and Shakira shared the stage.

Reporting by Jill Serjeant; Editing by David Gregorio

Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 23, 2019 - Mary J. Blige prepares to accept the Lifetime Achievement award. REUTERS/Mike Blake

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Dr. Dre attends a ceremony for composer Quincy Jones to place his hand and footprints in cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 27, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni