Maroon 5 has canceled its information convention to debate the band’s Super Bowl halftime efficiency, selecting to not meet with reporters as most acts have accomplished.
The NFL introduced Tuesday (Jan. 29) that “the artists will let their present do the speaking as they put together to take the stage this Sunday.”
Maroon 5, with frontman Adam Levine, can be joined by former Outkast member Big Boi and Houston rapper Travis Scott at halftime of the sport between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots. The NFL says as a substitute of a information convention with the performers, it should use media platforms to point out behind-the-scenes footage and content material.
While Maroon 5 didn't give a purpose for its resolution, it comes as some entertainers have mentioned social injustice must be addressed throughout the Super Bowl.
That has led to some criticism of performers who're holding occasions in Atlanta. Jermaine Dupri mentioned he was known as a “sellout” for internet hosting a Super Bowl-related occasion throughout a gathering with individuals who had misplaced relations as results of police brutality. After the assembly, Dupri and the victims’ relations got here to a compromise and the music mogul plans to present moms a platform to talk onstage throughout his Super Bowl Live occasion in Atlanta
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick helped begin a wave of protests by kneeling throughout the nationwide anthem to lift consciousness to police brutality, racial inequality and different social points.