Despite everyone’s previous thoughts Jay-Z and Beyoncé were not protesting when they sat during the Super Bowl’s national anthem last Saturday (February 2nd). During an Q&A lecture at Columbia University, the rapper explained that he wasn’t protesting, he was working.
“What happened was, we got there, we were sitting and now the show’s about to start. My wife was with me and so she says to me, ‘I know this feeling right here’. Like, she’s super- nervous because she’s performed at Super Bowls before. I haven’t.