Atlanta, GA – Artists corresponding to JAY-Z and Rihanna have reportedly turned down alternatives to work with the NFL for Super Bowl halftime reveals. But in line with Jermaine Dupri, his friends aren’t making the best transfer by boycotting the NFL for its therapy of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
In a latest TMZ interview, JD stated that as an alternative of boycotting the NFL, his friends ought to use the platform to maintain the dialog going and deal with their considerations on the massive stage as a result of boycotts don’t work.
“Boycotts and marches don’t appear to be they work to me, I’m sorry,” he defined. “I feel they need to ship a message whereas they’re onstage, reap the benefits of your platform. But, it appears actually fascinating to me as a result of we’re in an trade the place you see so many individuals do issues like boycott one yr and the following yr, they’re buddy-buddy with the factor they boycotted.”
He added, “The extra individuals converse on it, the extra they speak about it, then the extra individuals really feel prefer it’s one thing they’ve to deal with. I really feel like individuals ignore boycotts.”
Dupri just lately agreed to companion with the NFL because the producer of a number of reveals forward of Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. The week-long live performance collection is scheduled to happen within the days main as much as the championship sport on February three, 2019.