The country singer had objected to being included, but will join a class that includes Carly Simon, Duran Duran and others from across genres.
Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and 50 Cent asserted the power of hip-hop’s oldies generation on pop music’s most-watched stage.
Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar rounded out the set and the special guest 50 Cent surprised the crowd before Eminem knelt onstage in an apparent nod to Colin Kaepernick’s protest.
At Sunday’s game, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar will lead the first-ever halftime performance with rap at its center. The genre has taken a roundabout path to get there.
Eminem opened a restaurant in Detroit. We checked it out.
The N.F.L. announced the three Southern California natives will share billing with Mary J. Blige and Eminem at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles.
Scandalized parents and politicians ushered in warning labels in the 1980s. Now making clean versions of explicit songs means taking advantage of every possible revenue stream.
Abdel Rahman al-Shantti became a Palestinian rap star when his video went viral. His trouble began when he advocated “love between us and Israel.”