Dr. Dre Speaks on Super Bowl Halftime Performance
Dr. Dre has opened up about his Super Bowl Halftime Show alongside Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent and Eminem. In an interview with TMZ, when asked if the NFL intervened on any parts of the performance and he said that the NFL made “minor” adjustments. He explained, “Em taking the knee, that was Em doing that on his own, and there was no problem with that.”
Dre added that there was an adjustment with the opening line from Kendrick’s song, “m.A.A.d city,” where he says, “If Pirus and Crips all got along.” He explained, “They had a problem with that, so we had to take that out. No big deal, we get it. But, all in all, everybody came in, we were professional, everybody was on time. Everybody felt the magnitude of what this thing was, and what we were going to be able to accomplish. It was a fantastic experience.”
Dr. Dre said that Don Cheadle and Mary J. Blige came back to his house after the Superbowl. Mary played Dre a few songs and revealed that they been talking about working together on her next project.