From one hip-hop mogul to the different — Dr. Dre had a number of phrases for Rihanna, following the information that she might be performing as the headliner for the 2023 Super Bowl.
The former NWA member, 57 — who sang at the 2022 halftime present — had some sound recommendation for the 34-year-old Fenty Beauty creator.
In a brand new interview with Ebro Darden on Apple Music 1, the “Chronic” rapper spoke about RiRi’s new gig.
“Oh, my god,” he started. “Let me let you know one thing, man. I truly simply received the information that Rihanna’s going to do it, and I’m a brilliant fan of Rihanna. I can’t wait to see what she’s going to do.”
He continued, “I identical to her and what she does, and her get down, and the way she approaches her artistry and the complete 9. It’s incredible.”
“She has the alternative to actually blow us away. I do know we set the bar extremely excessive,” he added.
Dre then defined how strategies for the “Work” singer’s efficiency. “Put the proper folks round you, and have enjoyable,” he mentioned.
“That’s principally what it’s, ensuring you will have the proper artistic folks round you. She may wish to look into a few of the folks that we used to do our present,” the Aftermath Entertainment CEO famous.
Next 12 months’s Super Bowl is set to happen on Feb. 12, 2023, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
February’s halftime present featured a full stack of hip-hop legends alongside Dre together with Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, 50 Cent and Anderson .Paak — in a medley of their iconic hits “In Da Club,” “Family Affair,” “California Love,” and extra.
The gangsta rap pioneer opened up about his emotions main as much as the blockbuster efficiency.
“I don’t know if I’ve ever been that nervous earlier than,” he recollected. “Not solely that, I don’t know if I’ve ever appeared extra ahead to a Monday morning. So it’s the preparation and ensuring you will have the proper folks round you.”
The six-time Grammy winner then praised his workforce and the others who helped him by means of the ordeal. “All of those folks got here by means of for me, and everyone was extremely smitten by the present,” he mentioned.
“We had fun, though it’s a number of issues and lots of people you must rely on. You’re speaking about no less than 3,000 folks that you must rely on to get this present proper for 13 minutes,” the California native added.
He additionally spoke about the “excessive quantity of stress” to do the present; nonetheless, “it’s enjoyable at the similar time.”
Dre reminisced, “When it’s finished, it’s like goosebumps, bro. I received goosebumps, particularly from the response that we received from the present, and particularly having the ability to do the present with all of my buddies.”