Kendrick Lamar to perform during College Football Playoff title game

While USC and UCLA won't be making appearances in this year's College Football Playoff, the city of Los Angeles will be well-represented in next month's national title game.

L.A. native Kendrick Lamar is set to perform during halftime of the national championship game on Jan. 8. It will signal the CFP's first Super Bowl-style halftime show, but there is one significant difference.


This is the first year the CFP title game will include a Super Bowl-style halftime show, though there is one major difference. Lamar's performance will be from Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park. Inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where the game will be played, the school bands will perform at halftime. Lamar's performance will be part of ESPN's halftime coverage.

The College Football Playoff Championship Game will feature the winners of the Rose Bowl (Oklahoma vs. Georgia) and Sugar Bowl (Clemson vs. Alabama).

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