Big Boi To Join Travis Scott & Maroon 5 For Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show

Atlanta, GA – Maroon 5 made an enormous announcement over the weekend relating to 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.

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 therapy 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 just like the ATLien is trying ahead to having the ability to signify for his hometown. He posted Maroon 5’s video as properly with the caption, “#SBLIII ATL let’s get it!”

According to a 2015 interview with ESPN’s The Dan LeBatard Show, Outkast as soon as turned down a suggestion to carry out on the Super Bowl. Big Boi revealed it was finally André 3000 who determined in opposition to it.

“We had been speculated to carry out on the Super Bowl,” Big Boi stated. “But we had two songs, ‘The Way You Move’ and ‘Hey Ya’ and Dre didn’t need to break up the songs up. He didn’t need to lower the songs. He wished to do each songs. They was like, ‘Y’all can’t do it.’”

Maroon 5, Scott and Big Boi observe 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 through 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.