What to know about Kendrick Lamar, Super Bowl 2022 halftime show performer


Super Bowl LVI pregame coverage is underway right now and the 2022 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: Kendrick Lamar.

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

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Kendrick Lamar released his first major-label album Good Kid, M.A.A.D City in 2012 and followed that up with To Pimp a Butterfly in 2015 which became his first number one album on the Billboard 200 chart. Lamar also produced and curated the soundtrack for the 2018 Marvel film Black Panther. The single from that film soundtrack, “All the Stars” featuring SZA, received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Song. Since then, Kendrick Lamar has announced that a new album is on the way.

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Take a look at more of Kendrick Lamar’s biography and career accolades below:

Kendrick Lamar’s biography

  • Where is Kendrick Lamar from? He was born in Compton, California
  • How old is Kendrick Lamar? Age: 34
  • What is Kendrick Lamar’s full name? Kendrick Lamar Duckworth

Kendrick Lamar’s music career

  • Career: Rapper, songwriter, record producer
  • Genres: Hip hop, progressive rap, jazz rap
  • First major label albumGood Kid, M.A.A.D City released on October 22, 2012
  • Most recent albumDamn released on April 14, 2017
  • Record label: Top Dawg, Aftermath, Interscope
  • Grammy wins: 13
  • Grammy nominations39

Notable Songs by Kendrick Lamar

  • Swimming Pools (Drank) (2012)
  • Poetic Justice featuring Drake (2013)
  • (2014)
  • The Blacker the Berry (2015)
  • King Kunta (2015)
  • Bad Blood with Taylor Swift (2015)
  • The Greatest with Sia (2016)
  • Don’t Wanna Know with Maroon 5 (2016)
  • Humble (2017)
  • Loyalty featuring Rihanna (2017)
  • Love featuring Zacari (2017)
  • All the Stars with SZA (2018)
  • King’s Dead with Jay Rock, Future and James Blake (2018)
  • Pray for Me with The Weeknd (2018)
  • Family Ties with Baby Keem (2021)

How to watch Super Bowl 2022

  • 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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