December 5, 2022

Dr. Dre talks about the rapper taking his knee during the Super Bowl

Dr. Dre talks about the rapper taking his knee during the Super Bowl

LOS ANGELES, CA (WJW) – Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar – along with a 50 Cent surprise – threw Energy The halftime show is full of moments that people are still talking about.

Talk to TMZ On Monday afternoon, Dr. Dre got candid about what the NFL allowed in the multi-faceted performance and what they didn’t.

“We had to change a few things, but they were really secondary things,” said the 56-year-old rapper. He said to the outlet.

After rapper Eminem took a knee, in an apparent homage to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, while presenting for “Lose Yourself,” there was speculation that the NFL would not allow the move. But Dre explained, “Im took it to his knees, and he was doing it on his own and there was no problem with that.”

This is in line with what the NFL said Fox News says they were well-informed Eminem was making this gesture while performing.

Dre, left, and Snoop Dogg perform during the first half of an NFL Super Bowl 56 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, February 13, 2022, in Englewood, California (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Dre also mentioned that Lamar had to remove a gang-related thread, but said no one thought it was a big deal.

“Overall, everyone came in. We were professional, everyone was on time, and everyone really felt just how big this thing was and what we would be able to achieve,” Dre told TMZ. “It was a great experience.”

After the big game, Dre said everyone was excited and “energetic.” Blige, with other celebrities, It said He came home and they played music and danced in his studio late in the evening.