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Kendrick Lamar Confirmed For New Season Of ‘Saturday Night Live’

The 48th season of the NBC show begins on October 1, with Lamar kicking off the series premiere hosted by actor Miles Teller.

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Kendrick Lamar is among the musical guests confirmed for the new season of Saturday Night Live (SNL).

The 48th season of the NBC’s sketch show begins on October 1, with Lamar kicking off the series premiere that’s hosted by actor Miles Teller.

Willow is booked for the following week (October 8) when actor Brendan Gleeson hosts. Then, on October 15, Megan Thee Stallion will be on duty as both host and musical guest.

The new season of Saturday Night Live features cast members Marcello Hernandez, Molly Kearney, Michael Longfellow and Devon Walker. Past members Pete Davidson, Aidy Bryant, Chris Redd, Kate McKinnon and Kyle Mooney, among others, have since departed the show.

Lamar last appeared on Saturday Night Live in 2018 when he performed ‘Tints’ with Anderson .Paak.

Megan Thee Stallion made her SNL debut in October 2019 when she played “Handsome” with host Chance the Rapper. The following year she performed “Savage” and “Don’t Stop”.

Elsewhere in Kendrick Lamar news, the rapper’s latest album Mr. Morale and The Big Steppers has been nominated for Hip Hop Album Of The Year at next month’s BET Hip Hop Awards.

Listen to the best of Kendrick Lamar on Apple Music and Spotify.

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