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Common Disappointed Travis Scott Is Performing At Super Bowl


Common has voiced his disappointment about Travis Scott's decision to perform during the Super Bowl halftime show.

"Man, that Super Bowl, I ain't with supporting the NFL," Common told TMZ. "When I say they don't support black people, Kaepernick said he was standing up for people who are being shot down, black and brown people, the NFL basically blackballed him."

He added, "They've shown how they feel about us for real. I respect the NFL players but the owners, man, they ain't shown nothing."

Earlier this week, the NFL officially confirmed that Maroon 5 will play at halftime of Super Bowl LIII, along with the "Sicko Mode" rapper and Big Boi. The 2019 Super Bowl will take place on February 3 at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

"Look, I love Travis Scott," Common added. "He's a dope dude but I really don't wanna support none of that stuff. More than anything, I respect people like Rihanna that said they didn't wanna do that and they ain't gonna support that."

"But Travis is doing what he gotta do, doing what he feels. I feel like, man, I wish he wouldn't, to be honest [but] it's his own choice though, man," he added. "I love him ... but all I know is I'm supporting Kaepernick. I want you to know that."

Several A-list artists, including Rihanna, Adele, JAY-Z, P!nk, and Cardi B, rejected invitations to perform at halftime to show their support with former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Kaepernick created controversy in 2016 after he started kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial inequality in the U.S.

Billboard reported that Scott asked the NFL to make a joint donation to an organization fighting for social justice in order for him to perform at the event.

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