Could it be that he Rihanna Is the music drought over? Well fans online I hope so after Rihanna posted an NFL-branded photo on Sunday (September 25). The image shows the singer’s tattooed wrist holding a soccer ball against a white background. Her subtitle was just a dot…because it’s Rih, so PERIOD!
WE MADE IT THROUGH RIHANNA’S DROUGHT
— Dylan | RENAISSANCE 🅴 (@dylanbehavior) September 25, 2022
Earlier in the day, reports began to circulate that RiRi was in talks to headline the Super Bowl LVII Half time show.
At the end of the day, the NFL, Roc NationY apple music Confirmed Rihanna’s return to the stage! The biggest game of the football season It is scheduled for Glendale, Arizona, on February 12, by Variety. Keep scrolling to see what each had to say about Rihanna bringing her talents to the halftime show.
The National Football League becomes the National Fenty League
In keeping with its headliner, the NFL changed its Instagram and Twitter bios to highlight Rihanna, her last name, and the name of the beauty empire.
The marketing team stepped in and changed one of the words in its authorized acronym (NFL). and this is how Football become Fenty. NFL music chief Seth Dudowsky also shared the league’s excitement in a statement.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rihanna to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show stage. Rihanna is a once-in-a-generation artist who has been a cultural force throughout her career,” said Seth. “We look forward to collaborating with Rihanna, Roc Nation and Apple Music to bring fans another historic Halftime Show performance.”
Official Sponsor Supports Rihanna’s Performance
Apple Music will sponsor the halftime show for the first time. Last week, the NFL announced that the music platform would take over longtime entertainment partner Pepsi. Apple’s vice president of Apple Music and Beats released a statement about Rihanna’s booking.
“Rihanna is an incredible artist who is a favorite of many millions of Apple Music customers around the world,” said Oliver. “We’re excited to partner with Rihanna, Roc Nation and the NFL to bring music and sports fans a momentous show – what an incredible artist for Apple Music’s inaugural Super Bowl halftime show.”
Roc Nation’s Jay-Z tweets his support for RiRi
Jay-Z took to Twitter with a message about the NFL and Apple Music bringing Rihanna to his stage.
“Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman from humble beginnings who has exceeded expectations at every turn,” wrote Jay-Z. “A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists in history. Self-made in business and entertainment.”