There was a chill in the air around AT&T Stadium as frosty temperatures hovered around 40 degrees prior to the Dallas Cowboys 27-17 win over the Baltimore Ravens, but the pre-game action on the stage on the Miller Lite Plaza was scorching as platinum recording artist/song writer Dorrough Music performed along with the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers presented by Miller Lite, the first and only co-ed hip hop professional dance team in the NFL.
Dorrough Music, a Dallas-born rapper with a lifelong devotion as a fan to the Dallas Cowboys, performed eight songs for the thousands of fans who packed the plaza all around the stage in anticipation of seeing the artist whose debut album "Dorrough Music" released in 2009 peaked #2 amongst the top rap albums on the Billboard Top 200. Since then Dorrough has released a slew of projects and has accumulated over 8 million units sold.
The fans also cheered on the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers as they danced on-stage alongside Dorrough Music for the duration of his 25 minute pre-game concert.
Dorrough, who served on the judge's panel for this year's DCRB Dancers final auditions that were held during the Dallas Cowboys NFL Draft Party at ATT Stadium, specifically requested that the team dance with him on stage during this performance.
Of note, the Dallas Cowboys and Dorrough Music also announced a merchandise collaboration. In a rare team-up between a hip hop artist and a sports team, they released a hat and shirt collection is only sold Dallas Cowboys Pro Shops. and online at shop.dallascowboys.com.
The Cowboys are the first NFL team to venture into this collaboration, and it is only the third time a major sports team and music act have come together for merchandise purposes.
His latest single "Yeah Yeah" serves as the soundtrack for the Dorrough and Dallas Cowboys merchandise commercial that also features an appearance by the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers.
Fans can follow the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers on Twitter and Instagram @DCRhythmBlue