President Donald rump attended the CFB National Championship and stood on the field for the National Anthem ahead of the face-off between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. It is unclear whether Trump stayed for any of Lamar's performance, but by attending the event in Atlanta, the President took a chance that he would be sitting through a show with an anti-Trump message.
Kendrick Lamar's statement on CFB National Championship performance:
“Having the opportunity to perform at halftime of what will surely be the best game of the year between two deserving universities is truly an honor,” said Kendrick Lamar. “Thank you, ESPN, for having me be the first halftime performer ever at the College Football Playoff National Championship.”
“In each year of the College Football Playoff, we’ve been able to build upon the experience of the last,” said Ed Erhardt, president, ESPN global sales & marketing. “This year is a true first for college football – and it makes sense that the hottest performer of the moment, Kendrick Lamar, would usher in this new era for the national championship game.”
Of course twitter was buzzing, see the fans reaction below: