Eminem got on his knees during the 2022 Super Bowl halftime show, and the gesture got huge media coverage, an effect the rapper surely hopes to achieve.
after singing lose yourselfthe artist cited Colin Kaepernick’s 2016 gesture: the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback then knelt the same way Eminem re-proposed the avatar a few hours earlier.
Kaepernick in 2016—and rappers today—wanted to have their say against police brutality: Getting on their knees was a gesture against racial inequality.
Remember that after Colin Kaepernick took a stand, other NFL players followed that example as well. The result was a very heated debate within the sports league, which discussed the opportunity to punish the players by the then-President of the United States of America, Donald Trump.
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