Before Super Bowl LVII fades too far into the background (it can’t fade fast enough for me as an Eagles fan), it’s worth highlighting this great ASL performance of Rihanna’s Super Bowl Halftime Show. Above, watch Justina Miles, a nursing student at HBCU Bowie State University, become “the first deaf woman to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show,” notes CNBC. Previously, Miles went viral when her performance of Lil’ Kim’s “Crush on You” in ASL exploded on TikTok. As one YouTube commenter noted, this may be the best Super Bowl performance since Prince.
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