2022 Super Bowl: What to know about Dr. Dre, halftime show performer at Super Bowl LVI


Super Bowl 2022 is live right now on NBC and Peacock which means this year’s halftime show is almost here. NBC Sports has you covered with all you need to know about the NFL Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show including a closer look at one of the night’s performers: Dr. Dre.

Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige will collectively headline this year’s Super Bowl at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. Super Bowl 2022 will take place on Sunday, February 13 and can be watched and streamed live on NBC and Peacock.

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Dr. Dre began his musical career as a member of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru in 1985 and later gained popularity with the rap group N.W.A. Dre released his debut solo album The Chronic in 1992 and received a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for his single “Let Me Ride.” He also produced Snoop Dogg’s debut album Doggystle and went on to sign Eminem to his label in 1998. Aside from his music, Dr. Dre is the founder and CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics after previously being the co-founder, co-owner and president of Death Row Records. In 2014, Apple purchased the Beats brand for $3 billion.

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Take a look at more of Dr. Dre’s biography and career accolades below:

Dr. Dre’s biography

  • Where is Dr. Dre from? He was born in Compton, California
  • How old is Dr. Dre? Age: 56
  • What is Dr. Dre’s full name? Andre Romelle Young

Dr. Dre’s music career

  • Career: Rapper, record producer, actor, entrepreneur, record executive
  • Genre: West Coast hip hop
  • First major label albumThe Chronic released on December 15, 1992
  • Most recent albumCompton released on August 7, 2015
  • Record label: Aftermath, Interscope
  • Grammy nominations: 26
  • Grammy wins: 7

What are some notable songs by Dr. Dre?

  • Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang featuring Snoop Dogg (1992)
  • Let Me Ride (1993)
  • Keep Their Heads Ringin’ (1995)
  • California Love with 2Pac and Roger Troutman (1996)
  • No Diggity with Blackstreet and Queen Pen (1996)
  • Still D.R.E. featuring Snoop Dogg) (1999)
  • Forgot About Dre featuring Eminen (2000)
  • The Next Episode featuring Snoop Dogg, Kurupt and Nate Dogg (2000)
  • The Wash featuring Snoop Dogg (2001)
  • Kush featuring Snoop Dogg and Akon (2010)
  • I Need a Doctor featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey (2011)

How to watch Super Bowl 2022 live

  • When: Sunday, February 13, 2022
  • Kickoff time: 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT)
  • Where: SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Live stream: Peacock, NBCsports.com, NBC Sports app

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