Dre, Snoop, Eminem, Blige, Lamar to perform at Super Bowl…
LOS ANGELES (AP). — Dr. Dre’s, Snoop Dogg and Eminem will perform together for the first time at the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.
The NFL and Roc Nation announced Thursday the five music legends will perform at SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, California, on February 13. Dre, Snoop dogg, and Lamar hail from Southern California.
Dre was born from the West Coast gangster scene. He formed the group N.W.A. with Eazy-E, Ice Cube, and Lamar. Dre was also responsible for Blige’s No. Dre also produced Blige’s No. 1 hit song “Family Affair.” Dre stated in a statement that Dre was excited to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Dre, a seven-time Grammy winner, said that the Super Bowl’s halftime show will be an “unforgettable culture moment The Super Bowl returns to Los Angeles for the first time 1993. This is the third year of collaboration between Roc Nation, Pepsi, and the NFL. Roc Nation’s Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins and Roc Nation will co-produce the halftime show. The halftime show and the game will be broadcast live on NBC.
The five artists have combined 44 Grammys. Eminem is the most successful 15. artist.
Roc Nation founder Jay-Z said in a statement that their show will be “history in the making.”
Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Blige and Lamar join a list of celebrated musicians who have played during Super Bowl halftime shows, including Beyonce, Madonna, Coldplay, Katy Perry, U2, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and most recently The Weeknd.
NFL, Pepsi and others will support the opening of Regional School #1 in South Los Angeles. The school will be open to students in the Los Angeles Unified Schools District next fall.
The high school is built on the USC Iovine and Young Academy program, which was founded by Jimmy Iovine and Andre “Dr. Dre” Young. It will provide an educational model that focuses on integrated design, technology, and entrepreneurship.
” This effort will help develop the next generation entrepreneurs and innovators,” stated Megan K. Reilly (LA Unified Interim Superintendent). “We are excited about the additional opportunities this partnership will bring to our students.”