Super Bowl performers vow to open doors for more hip-hop

  • Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Dr. Dre participate in a news conference for the Super Bowl LVI halftime show Thursday in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

  • Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige and Dr. Dre participate in a news conference for the Super Bowl LVI halftime show Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

LOS ANGELES — Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg said the NFL was late embracing hip-hop and vowed that their Super Bowl halftime show would create more opportunities for the genre.