The 2022 Super Bowl Halftime Show might be months away, but Snoop Dogg, one of the headliners of the historical event, already has plans on how his performance would go.
During a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, the rap icon gave an insight into his creative process for the performance and opened up about what song he might perform on the big day.
The 49-year-old shared that his 1994 hit track, “Gin and Juice,” is on the list of songs he would love to perform at the Super Bowl. On whether fans would hear the classic rap single, Snoop Dogg said,
You might, man, depending on how they feel. I know I feel that I want it but I gotta wait for their orders and instructions, so we’ll be on point … whenever we get the information.
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The rapper also discussed how he and his other co-performers are gearing up for the championship game. He shared that they have spoken about creative input and what they want the day to look and feel like.
There are also discussions about the choice of songs to be performed, but the artists haven’t decided on the setlist yet.
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A Historical Hip-Hop Headlining
The upcoming event, a collaboration between Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and the NFL, makes history, given that the final game is set to take at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
Jay-Z celebrated the historic cultural moment via a statement highlighting how each performer had a unique connection to the place. Dr. Dre and Lamar are both from Compton, while Snoop Dogg is from Long Beach.
He explained that Dr. Dre, Lamar, and Snoop Dogg would take center stage at the halftime show with Eminem and Blige joining them. Each of the artists took to social media to commemorate the milestone.
According to reports, as part of the Super Bowl event, Pepsi and NFL have collaborated to support the launch of Regional School #1, a school set up for the LA Unified School District next year.
The project was based on a program founded by Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine that aims to offer youths a unique education model focused on entrepreneurship, technology, and integrated science.
The Super Bowl Halftime show would take place on February 13, with Roc Nation and Jesse Collins as executive producers alongside Hamish Hamilton as director.