In response to Eminem's kneel, Dr. Dre reveals why Kendrick Line was not included in the Super Bowl
Dre didn't comment on the lyric from "Alright," but he said they discussed Kendrick's line in "m.A.A.d city" that says, "If Pirus and Crips all got along."TMZ caught up with Dre after he performed with Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, and special guest 50 Cent at Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show on Monday.
Dr. Dre acknowledged that there were some "minor" adjustments made regarding Eminem's kneeling and Kendrick's omission of the "and we hate po-po" line in "Alright." Charles Latibeaudiere immediately cut to the chase and asked if the NFL intervened during any parts of their performance. It was Em's choice to take the knee himself. It wasn't a problem." he said.
A Rep for the NFL previously told Complex that the league was aware that Eminem planned on kneeling after viewing rehearsal footage. “We watched every rehearsal this week and this was included,” the NFL rep said.
Although Dre didn't address the lyric from "Alright," he did mention that the opening line of Kendrick's song, "m.A.A.d city," where he says, "If Pirus and Crips all got along," was brought up during their discussion.