Atlanta, GA – Waka Flocka Flame isn’t too pleased with the NFL.
The Atlanta native believes it’s “not honest” the NFL reportedly chosen Maroon 5 to carry out throughout the Super Bowl LIII halftime present at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta subsequent February.
“I feel for the Super Bowl it is best to have somebody from Atlanta representing Atlanta, simply because the Super Bowl’s right here so we can provide them that spice,” Waka instructed TMZ. “I feel they need to have somebody like Migos, Future. I might come play ‘Hard In The Paint.’ They want anyone from Atlanta in it. It’s solely proper.”
The Flockaveli album creator went on to make a reference to the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling protest in opposition to police brutality. Waka later added, “Why wouldn’t you let a black artist carry out and present the world that we’re progressing?”
Over the previous decade, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson (which included that 2004 ill-fated wardrobe malfunction) have carried out throughout the NFL grand spectacle.
Despite the shortage of Hip Hop star energy, Maroon 5’s inclusion to rock the Super Bowl LIII halftime present isn’t with out benefit. Their collaboration with Cardi B, “Girls Like You,” was one of many largest hits of 2018 peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Don’t Wanna Know” with Lamar additionally was an enormous hit, reaching the Top 10 in 15 international locations, together with No. within the United States.