Chicago Tribune Music Critic Greg Kot on Super Bowl LII halftime: “Throwing that image up there just struck me as a little bit cheap”

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A large image of Prince is shown, left, as Justin Timberlake performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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Chicago Tribune Music Critic Greg Kot explains why he didn’t particularly like Justin Timberlake’s halftime performance at Super Bowl LII. It involves the projection of Prince, a production element the late Prince himself expressed a distaste for. But, it also involves a living,  element Timberlake did not bring to stage.


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