As if winning three awards at the American Music Awards wasn’t big enough, Pepsi announced that Katy Perry will headline the Super Bowl 49 halftime show on February 1, 2015. There have been some iconic R&B stars to grace the halftime stage for NFL big sendoff, like Usher and more recently Beyoncé. But fully embracing hip-hop is just one of the lessons Roger Goodell and the NFL could learn from the NBA’s governing body. The genre is stronger and more than ever global than ever before.
Juicy J might even make an appearance during Perry’s show to perform their smash hit Dark Horse, but we’ve got a list of rappers who could handle headlining on their own.
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