Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar brought hip-hop to the Super Bowl LVI halftime show, taking the stage as the Los Angeles Rams faced off against the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium. Surprise guests included 50 Cent with his song “In Da Club,” and Anderson Paak on drums during Eminem’s performance.
Snoop Dogg and Dre kicked things off together with their song “The Next Episode” before segueing into Dre and Tupac Shakur’s “California Love.” 50 Cent, in a surprise appearance, started off literally upside down to perform “In Da Club”. Next Blige entered, singing “Family Affair” and “No More Drama”, followed by Lamar, performing his hit “Alright” in front of the stage. Finally, Eminem came to the stage to perform his Grammy and Oscar-winning song “Lose Yourself.” Heading into the finale, Dre played the iconic first notes of his hit “Still Dre,’ with all the performers gathered together on the top of the center building structure to close out the epic show.
The Los Angeles defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Super Bowl LVI on Sunday at Sofi Stadium in Inglewood, California. The Rams victory made it the second straight year where a team playing in the Super Bowl at their home field were declared Super Bowl champions.
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