A few months ago, it was announced that Maroon 5 would perform during the Super Bowl LIII halftime in Atlanta. Many were disappointed with the selection, but Quavo of Migos has proposed a new lineup.
During an interview on The Bill Simmons Podcast, the rapper chatted about the upcoming game. Like many others, he was hoping to be entertained by local artists.
“The Super Bowl performance is not about where they from anyway, but this one would have been organic, you know what I mean?” he explained. “Even getting, [expletive], a Georgian country or rock singer or something, just to be a part of the South and to show the southern tradition.”
He then revealed who he thought would be a good fit for the show. He suggested several Atlanta emcees, including Ludacris, Outkast, Jermaine Dupri, and of course Migos.
“You could have topped it off with the Ludacris and Jermaine Dupri [song] ‘Welcome to Atlanta.’ New style, with a little Migos, and we could have intertwined that in the lab and created a new ‘Welcome to Atlanta’ with us and Jermaine and Luda, perform that,” he said. “OutKast come out with CeeLo Green, Lil Jon crank the crowd up ‘What?’ How can you turn that down?”
Quavo also added that he thought the football players should vote for who they think should play during halftime and then praised the NBA for their musical guest selections.
“They respect the culture, and they let us perform, us and Pharrell last year,” he said. “They do stuff the cultural way. Straight up, they do it the right way, let people have a chance to speak.”
Listen to the full podcast episode below.
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