Dre Day commands full attention at Super Bowl 2022

Dre Day commands full attention at Super Bowl 2022

Dre Day commands full attention at Super Bowl 2022


The Pepsi-sponsored halftime show began with the iconic hit from Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, “The Next Episode.” The artists danced across a nondescript all-white set built to resemble a strip mall. 

Dre Day commands full attention at Super Bowl 2022

50 Cent made a surprise appearance at the show, performing “In da Club,” while partially hanging upside down for the beginning of the show before being joined by dancers. 

Mary J. Blige joined the stage with “Family Affair,” dancing in shining thigh-high boots covered in mirrors and silver glitter before transitioning into “No More Drama.” 

Filled cardboard boxes saying “Dre Day” prompted Kendrick Lamar’s entrance with the prologue of his hit “M.A.A.D City,” before an all-Black step group joined him in performing “We ‘Gon Be Alright.” 

Eminem’s arrival on stage was announced with the shattering of one of the all-white walls, before the speakers blasted the entrance to his chart topping hit “Lose Yourself,” accompanied by Anderson Paak on the drums. 

Dre Day commands full attention at Super Bowl 2022

At one point in his performance, Eminem got down on one knee and held his head in what appeared to be a gesture of solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL quarterback who took a knee to protest police brutality and racial injustice in the 2016 season.

The collection of artists finished the epic performance with Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre ending with “Still Dre,” with the ensemble performers joining the two on stage.  

The show notably focused and celebrated Black culture, a focus many Twitter users highlighted given the NFL’s historically-criticized record on race and social justice. According to the Los Angeles Times, the show was a product of the NFL’s high profile deal with mogul and rapper Jay-Z.

The NFL has promised it would take race more seriously and make an effort to “strengthen community through music.”

Stay safe, enjoy music and take care,

Sammi xx

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