Justin Timberlake’s Halftime Performance May Have Gone Against Prince’s One Dying Wish…

Justin Timberlake’s Halftime Performance May Have Gone Against Prince’s One Dying Wish… | Society Of Rock Videos

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Fans Are NOT Happy

Last night we saw Justin Timberlake once again perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Concert. It’s pretty much a given that every halftime concert is going to be met with mixed reviews, but Timberlake’s in particular upset many fans of Prince for one reason…

It’s a well-known fact that Prince did not want to be reincarnated in the form of a hologram, and apparently that was very much the plan for Timberlake’s halftime performance. According to drummer Sheila E., she and Timberlake had a long discussion about this plan and she eventually convinced him to not go forward with the hologram.

That being said, Timberlake put something similar in place of the hologram; a projection of Prince singing “I Would Die 4 U” on a giant white cloth. Though technically not a hologram, fans still believe that this went against Prince’s dying wish…


We may never truly know if Prince would’ve approved of this or not, but fans are collectively NOT happy with this performance. What did you think of the performance? Do you think Prince would’ve been upset? Let us know in the comment section below!

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