Being chosen to perform in the Super Bowl halftime show is considered one of the biggest stages in music. Rapper Jay Z does not care.
Jay Z, his real name is Shawn Carter, turned down an invitation to headline the Super Bowl 52 halftime show, according to The Source.
The rap mogul has expressed solidarity with free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick who is currently being blackballed by the NFL for kneeling during the national anthem to protect racial injustice. Jay Z hasn’t specified why he brushed the NFL off his shoulders. Yet, one could hypothesize that Jay Z has issues with how the NFL is treating Kaepernick as well as other matters.
Jay Z’s wife Beyoncé performed at Super Bowl 50. Michael Jackson and Prince have also at the coveted event.
The 47-year-old rapper won’t be adding the Super Bowl to his resume.
Jay Z might have 99 problems but the Super Bowl isn’t one.
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