Nine-time Grammy Award winner Rihanna hopes to return to Super Bowl 57 on Sunday, headlining a halftime show that will showcase her Caribbean heritage.
The Barbados-born singer hasn’t released a solo song since January 2016 and fans will be clamoring to see the 34-year-old chart-topper when he takes to the stage for the millions of people around the world at State Farm Stadium, where the Philadelphia Eagles. will beat the Kansas City Chiefs.
The international celebrity said she was inspired to take on the challenge after giving birth to her first child in May.
“When you’re a mom something happens (and) you feel like you can take on the world, you can do anything,” she told reporters in Phoenix today. Assignment
“As dangerous as it is because it’s been seven years since I’ve been on stage, there’s something exciting about the challenge of it all, and it’s very important. to me to do this, this year. It’s important for representation, it’s important for my sons to see that.”
Rihanna’s only music in the last seven years came in October when she released it Lift me up in tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman for the Marvel movie Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and the singer was nominated for an Academy Award.
This is the second time Rihanna has been asked to perform at the Super Bowl after she turned down an offer in 2018 in solidarity for quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his protest against racial injustice.
While the details of the annual show of the storm are well seen as the team’s playbooks, Rihanna revealed that she will use elements of her Caribbean culture in the performance.
“That’s a big part of why it’s important to me to do this show: representation, representation for immigrants, representation for my country, Barbados, representation for Black women everywhere ,” he said.
It takes a crew of 300 to 400 workers to assemble the position within eight minutes and break it down immediately – an act of intelligence that requires military precision for the 13-minute half-time concert.
“It’s amazing — it’s almost impossible,” said Rihanna, who told a crowd of reporters Thursday that she hadn’t slept the night before after a long rehearsal at on site.
“I’ve been so focused on the Super Bowl that I forgot my birthday is coming up on February 20,” the singer said. “I forgot about Valentine’s Day. I’m like, Super Bowl, Super Bowl, Super Bowl.”
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