Maroon 5 will headline Super Bowl LIII halftime show with guests Big Boi and Travis Scott

And you can find an extra bonus: Atlanta-indigenous Significant Boi and Travis Scott will also be accomplishing for the duration of the demonstrate, in accordance to a release from the NFL.

Large Boi, one fifty percent of Atlanta-dependent rap duo Outkast, tweeted a advertising online video for the halftime display Sunday.

“”#SBLIII ATL let us get it !” he tweeted.

The NFL stated if hip-hop ever obtained its individual “Rap Mount Rushmore,” Big Boi would undoubtedly have a area on it as Atlanta’s “foremost wordsmith” and “funkiest gentleman.”

The league also stated “Maroon 5, Travis Scott, and Massive Boi join an esteemed record of recent halftime acts” like Justin Timberlake, Woman Gaga, Coldplay, Katy Perry and Missy Elliott.

Information that an Atlanta hip-hop artist is doing at this year’s Super Bowl arrives months after it was declared the big recreation would be held in songs-rich Atlanta. On listening to the spot of the video game in February last 12 months, singer Bruno Mars tweeted this was the NFL’s opportunity to “celebrate amazing Hip Hop Artist from Atlanta.”

Mars also included some recommendations for Atlanta artists who could conduct at the halftime present.

“Outkast. T.I Gucci, lil jon, Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri just to identify a handful of. it would be the greatest social gathering Television has at any time seen!” he tweeted.

“@NFL all jokes aside make sure you allows make that come about,” Mars tweeted.

So when rumors commenced that Maroon 5 — a California-dependent pop-rock band — would be headlining, social media went nuts.

Fans are upset over Maroon 5 Super Bowl halftime show

People today wondered why in Atlanta — wherever, to quote uber-producer Jermaine Dupri’s song “Welcome to Atlanta,” “all the playas engage in” — a alternative with area ties hadn’t been designed.

“Atlanta, residence of Outkast, T.I., Upcoming, Ludacris, Usher, etcetera., receives Maroon 5 to enjoy the damn Super Bowl,” tweeted athletics analyst Jake Reuse.
Rapper and Atlanta native Ludacris also chimed in with a picture of himself in an Atlanta Falcons jersey on Instagram with the caption: “Justification me say what!?”

CNN’s Lisa Respers France contributed to this report.

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