Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will perform together for the first time when they headline the Pepsi Super Bowl 56 Halftime Show on February 13, 2022, in the Los Angeles area.
These superstars have collectively earned 43 Grammys and have created 22 number-one Billboard albums.
For the third year in a row, Jay-Z's Roc Nation is serving as the strategic entertainment advisor of the Super Bowl halftime show.
"On February 13, 2022, at the Super Bowl LVI in Inglewood, CA, in the new SoFi Stadium, Dr. Dre, a musical visionary from Compton, Snoop Dogg, an icon from Long Beach and Kendrick Lamar, a young musical pioneer in his own right, also from Compton, will take center field for a performance of a lifetime," Jay says in a statement. "They will be joined by the lyrical genius, Eminem and the timeless Queen, Mary J. Blige. This is the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. This is history in the making.”
Adds, Dr. Dre, "The opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime show, and to do it in my own backyard, will be one of the biggest thrills of my career. I'm grateful to Jay-Z, Roc Nation, the NFL, and Pepsi as well as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar for joining me in what will be an unforgettable cultural moment."
Pepsi and the NFL are also supporting education in L.A. with the launch next fall of Regional School #1, a magnet high school in South Los Angeles. The high school is based on the USC Iovine and Young Academy, founded by Dre and producer Jimmy Iovine.