Atlanta, GA – Maroon 5 made a giant announcement over the weekend concerning the band’s Super Bowl LIII halftime efficiency. On Sunday (January 13), the pop group shared an Instagram video revealing Outkast luminary Big Boi has joined the lineup.
— Maroon 5 (@maroon5) January 13, 2019
Daddy Fat Sax will carry out alongside each Maroon 5 and Travis Scott at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 5.
Scott’s participation yielded a wholesome dose of pushback from these boycotting the NFL for its remedy of former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick. JAY-Z reportedly tried to speak Scott out of collaborating, whereas Meek Mill took his considerations to Twitter.
Big Boi’s involvement has already elicited related outcomes. But, it seems to be just like the ATLien is wanting ahead to with the ability to symbolize for his hometown. He posted Maroon 5’s video as properly with the caption, “#SBLIII ATL let’s get it!”
— Big Boi (@BigBoi) January 13, 2019
According to a 2015 interview with ESPN’s The Dan LeBatard Show, Outkast as soon as turned down a proposal to carry out on the Super Bowl. Big Boi revealed it was in the end André 3000 who determined in opposition to it.
“We were supposed to perform at the Super Bowl,” Big Boi stated. “But we had two songs, ‘The Way You Move’ and ‘Hey Ya’ and Dre didn’t want to split the songs up. He didn’t want to cut the songs. He wanted to do both songs. They was like, ‘Y’all can’t do it.’”
Maroon 5, Scott and Big Boi comply with within the footsteps of Prince, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé and Madonna who’ve all beforehand carried out throughout the famed halftime present.
Twitter is lighting up with reactions to the announcement. Some followers want organizers would simply ditch Maroon 5 for Outkast, whereas others are upset Big Boi signed on in any respect.
Check out a few of the reactions beneath.
Maroon 5… travis…. massive boi pic.twitter.com/BzL7mxwksf
— Kay (@KaylarWill) January 13, 2019
Will there be assume items concerning Big Boi performing on the Superbowl?
— TJ (@RKO1814) January 13, 2019
Big Boi is taking part in the superbowl?????????? pic.twitter.com/Gk4rm1TPvs
— Urklegrü (@briana_ariel) January 13, 2019
— charcoal cowboy (@Ionwantahandle) January 13, 2019
Why Big Boi???
I’m so glad Andre 3000 didn’t do that nonsense that @BigBoi is doing by coon’ing for this Super Bowl halftime present in being Maroon 5’s understudy.
He’s too nice to do this nonsense #SuperBowl
— TheBestTweetsBK (@TripleFor) January 13, 2019
Honestly they need to do away with Maroon 5 and make Big Boi the primary act for the Superbowl. Bring out Andre 3000 for that matter and let’s get the reunion began. Nobody needs to listen to washed up dusty Maroon 5 anyway. Travis Scott can advert lib or one thing idk pic.twitter.com/5hiSE8ChV1
— Merriam 🇰🇳 (@awebster1337) January 13, 2019
So is Big Boi cancelled too trigger he carry out on the SuperBowl ? 🤣
— Trade PJ Tucker (@MilkDudLoc) January 13, 2019
Maroon5, Travis Scott and Big Boi on the Super Bowl…hmm. I higher see a Kapernick salute too. Just saying #superbowl
— meliqueasoflate (@meliqueasoflate) January 13, 2019
— B. (@18_blessing) January 13, 2019
The Superbowl in Atlanta… they need to have simply reunited OutKast. #justsayin
— Nestor Montelongo (@NesDaMon) January 13, 2019
Travis Scott & Big Boi preforming at halftime of the SuperBowl. Everybody achieved supporting Kap lacking out on a examine. Lol
— That Nigga Tim Tim ! (@448_JR) January 13, 2019