The forty eighth season of the long-running present premiered final month, with Kendrick Lamar performing a trio of songs from newest album ‘Mr. Morales & The Huge Steppers’. Willow, Megan Thee Stallion, Jack Harlow and Steve Lacy have since carried out on the present.
On the November 12 episode of the present, Chappelle will return as host for the primary time since 2020, when he hosted a particular post-Normal Election version of SNL after Joe Biden‘s victory over Donald Trump.
Becoming a member of the episode as musical friends will likely be Black Star, the duo of Yasiin Bey (previously referred to as Mos Def) and Talib Kweli, who reunited earlier this yr with a brand new Madlib-produced album known as ‘No Concern Of Time’, their first since 1998’s ‘Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star’.
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Chappelle confronted criticism for final yr’s Netflix particular The Nearer, the place some materials was perceived as transphobic. Within the particular, he labelled himself a “TERF” and stated “gender was a reality” in reference to the controversy round Harry Potter writer JK Rowling.
In July, a one in every of his stand-up gigs was cancelled by the First Avenue venue in Minnesota as a consequence of backlash from “employees, artists and our neighborhood”.
In August, the comic made a shock look at a Liverpool comedy membership forward of his UK tour with Chris Rock. The comic carried out an unplanned two-hour set at Liverpool’s Sizzling Water Comedy Membership, the place he was joined by Jeff Ross.